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Joe St. George is a reporter for FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News, specializing in politics and breaking news.

Part of Joe’s responsibilities include covering the Governor, the General Assembly, the White House and Congress.

Since arriving in Denver, Joe has been part of the region’s biggest stories – from the drama of the 2016 election to the oil pipeline controversy in North Dakota, where he reported live during a blizzard.

On election night 2016, Joe was on the air for several hours — in prime time and in the morning shows — using interactive maps to demonstrate the results. Joe also led a political team of analysts live on air and online throughout the political season, co-anchoring the station’s coverage of the Trump Inauguration.

During the 2016 GOP Senate Primary in Colorado, The Washington Post referred to Joe’s debate moderating skills as producing “brain freeze” moments for the candidates.

Over Joe’s career, he has held the political beat for KWQC in Iowa and WTVR CBS 6 in Richmond, VA. That makes Joe one of the few local news reporters in the country to have covered politics in three swing states.

While in Richmond, Joe was a weekend anchor and extensively reported on the Bob McDonnell corruption trial, the Navy Yard Shooting, and the Baltimore riots. Joe also led his station’s coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to D.C.

Joe has conducted several headline making interviews during his career ranging from President Donald Trump to Vice President Mike Pence to Vice President Joe Biden.

Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, Joe attended The Catholic University of America in Washington where he graduated with honors from the Politics Department. During college he held internships at CNBC and NBC News.

Prior to entering journalism, Joe was a White House Intern, A New Media Director in British Parliament, and worked for his Senator and Congressman in our Nation’s Capital.

In his free time, Joe enjoys spending time with his nearly 30 cousins in the Denver area and checking out new golf courses with friends.

He currently sits on the Board of Governors of Catholic University’s Alumni Association and is a member of the Investigative Reporters and Editors organization, attending their annual conference.

Joe has donated his time to several charities in the Denver area including March for Dimes and the Denver Animal Shelter.

His personal motto? “When good food and good friends come together, I am the happiest.”

Joe is always looking for a good story, feel free to reach out to him on Facebook or Twitter.

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Recent Articles
  • Denver man arrested after removing transgender woman’s testicles

    DENVER — A man without a medical license was arrested after allegedly using an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman at her apartment, the Denver Police Department said. James Pennington, 57 of Denver, is alleged to have removed the testicles and sutured the opening while the woman’s wife watched the 90-minute procedure on Wednesday, according to a probable cause statement. RELATED: Probable cause statement The surgical kit included a scalpel, Iidocaine, medical dressings and other […]

  • Senator Bennet reacts to latest Trump investigation controversy

    DENVER — At a town hall in Denver Friday night, Senator Michael Bennet responded to the latest news regarding the unfolding Russian investigation. “The investigation should go forward and we should follow the evidence,” Bennet told the crowd gathered at Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church in Denver. Afterward FOX31 political reporter Joe St. George asked Bennet what he hoped former FBI Director James Comey tells the public when he testifies. “He should just tell the truth and explain to the American people […]

  • Colorado Women for Trump standing by president

    DENVER — It has been a turbulent week for President Donald Trump’s White House. First came the firing of FBI Director James Comey, then the release of classified information to Russia and finally the accusation Trump personally asked Comey to leave the investigation into Michael Flynn alone. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice appointed a special prosecutor to handle the investigation. So are Trump’s supporters still with him? It appears so. “I don’t,” said Charlene Hardcastle of Colorado Women for […]

  • Denver-based DaVita under fire after HBO report

    DENVER — For more than 20 minutes Sunday, HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” reported on the practices of DaVita, a Denver-based company specializing in kidney dialysis. John Oliver, who hosts the comedy/investigative program, took on the company’s CEO, playing a tape of Kent Thiry saying he runs his company just like he would a Taco Bell. “Yes, you heard him right he just said he runs DaVita — a health care company, like a Taco Bell,” Oliver joked. The 24-minute report […]

  • Governor contemplates calling special session

    DENVER — Less than 24 hours after the General Assembly session ended, Gov. John Hickenlooper said he is contemplating calling a special session. “I’m going to think about it and make a decision by Monday,” Hickenlooper said Thursday. While Hickenlooper did call the 120-day session “successful,” he expressed frustration at transportation and energy issues. Specifically, Hickenlooper said he was “befuddled” that lawmakers could not come to an agreement regarding the Colorado Energy Office. As a result, the office will shut […]

  • Denver Trump campaign co-chairman considers run for governor

    DENVER — Steve Barlock, co-chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign in Denver, is considering a run for governor. Barlock, who made a name for himself by being an early unabashed Trump supporter in Colorado, said he if announces his run, he will do so on July 4. “I love being a native of Colorado so much,” Barlock said. “We need to protect Colorado and be all in for Colorado.” Barlock, who often wore patriotic shirts and Trump-themed hats to rallies, found […]

  • New videos show ICE making arrests at Denver courthouses

    DENVER — New videos have surfaced showing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arresting undocumented immigrants in Denver courthouses. The videos — recorded on April 28 and May 5 — show agents arresting two men after their court appearances for misdemeanor convictions. The first video documents the arrest of a man who appeared at the Denver County Court on April 28 for a pending misdemeanor traffic case. The second video documents Meyer Law Office client Antonio Garcia, who was arrested […]

  • Anadarko donations to Colorado politicians in spotlight ahead of key vote

    DENVER — The Colorado General Assembly is expected to advance legislation Monday to the State Senate in response to a deadly Firestone home explosion linked to the oil and gas industry. The cause was determined last week to be a cut flow line near the home. The measure, proposed by Reps. Mike Foote and Steve Lebsock, would require the oil and gas industry to map all flow lines and pipelines in the state, and make that information public. But sources are […]

  • Opioid addiction hits close to home for Colorado lawmaker

    DENVER — Colorado’s General Assembly concludes this week and for one state representative, opioid addiction hits close to home. Brittany Petersen is like many Coloradoans with loved ones battling addiction. Her mother for 29 years relied on opioid medication and in recent years turned to heroin “She found a doctor that would give her the medication that she wanted. Over time, she became incredibly addicted and 29 years later she still has not come back,” Petersen said. “The thing she […]

  • Lawmakers push bill to have oil and gas companies map all wells in state

    DENVER — Two Colorado State House Democrats introduced legislation Friday in reaction to the deadly house explosion and fire in Firestone that killed two men last month. The legislation would require all oil and gas companies to map every well they own in the state and provide that information to local governments. Fire officials said Tuesday the home explosion and fire on April 17 was caused by gas that entered the home through a cut, abandoned flow line from a well. […]

  • State lawmakers reach deal to pay for roads, save hospitals

    DENVER — State lawmakers reached a tentative deal Thursday to save hospitals from $500 million worth of cuts and provide funding for some transportation needs. Lawmakers will have to move fast because the General Assembly’s session ends Wednesday. The compromise, which represents weeks of negotiations, does not raise the state’s sales tax as previous spending proposals have suggested. Instead, the measure raising the marijuana sales tax will increase Medicaid co-payments and restructures the controversial hospital provider fee. The bill also […]

  • How Colorado’s representatives voted on the American Health Care Act

    WASHINGTON — The health care measure designed to replace the Affordable Care Act passed along mostly party line votes on Thursday in the House of Representatives, 217-213, with 20 Republicans voting no and no Democrats voting yes. Here’s how Colorado’s representatives voted: Ken Buck (R): Yes Mike Coffman (R): No Diana DeGette (D): No Doug Lamborn (R):  Yes Ed Perlmutter (D): No Jared Polis (D): No Scott Tipton (R): Yes An 11th-hour amendment that helped seal missing GOP votes would add […]