Joe St. George is an Emmy award-winning journalist specializing in politics and breaking news for FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 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.
Email Joe at JSt.George@KDVR.com