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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

Recent Articles
  • Audio released of Supreme Court oral arguments in Lakewood wedding cake case

    We can now hear the audio from inside the U.S. Supreme Court from Tuesday’s oral arguments in the Lakewood same-sex wedding cake case. Five years ago, Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood turned away a gay couple seeking a cake for their wedding, citing religious beliefs. Since then it has been a long trail of legal battles. The case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission will be decided by late June. More: Read a full transcript of the oral arguments

  • DPS says new Denver residents aren’t having kids; project decline in enrollment

    DENVER — Everywhere you look in Denver there appears to be unending growth. But that does not appear to be the case with Denver Public Schools. “We are definitely  seeing the impact of lower birth rates,” Susana Cordova, Deputy Superintendent with DPS said. Cordova says projections call for 600 fewer students in DPS come 2019 and its mainly because of the people that are moving here. “The majority of people who are moving in are young people who if they […]

  • A conversation with Colorado’s US Senators regarding tax reform

    Washington DC — While in Washington DC, FOX31 reporter Joe St. George sat down with Senator Cory Gardner and Senator Michael Bennet regarding tax reform. “I think it’s likely it’s going to get out of conference,” Senator Michael Bennet, a Democrat, said. “I believe this bill will be on the President’s desk within the next 13 days,” Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican said. That however is about all that exists in terms of agreement between the two. “If you are […]

  • 62 sexual harassment complaints filed against state employees in last five years

    DENVER — From Washington to Denver, sexual harassment complaints are dominating politics. We have reported extensively for weeks regarding allegations of harassment involving four state lawmakers, now we are getting some insight into sexual harassment complaints involving state employees. Rep. Steve Lebsock, Rep. Paul Rosenthal, Sen. Randy Baumgardner, and Sen. Jack Tate have all been accused. After filing several open records request, we have learned that 62 complaints have been filed against state employees since 2013. That averages out to […]

  • Supreme Court to hear case of Lakewood baker refusing to make cake for gay wedding

    WASHINGTON — It is a legal battle that began more than five years ago when Denver residents David Mullins and Charlie Craig went into a Lakewood bakery to look for a wedding cake and were denied because of the baker’s religious beliefs. On Tuesday, the case will be heard in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. “It’s really big to be going to the Supreme Court. It’s a lot of weight on your shoulders,” David Mullins said. “I think it’s […]

  • Converting backyard sheds and garages might answer Denver’s housing shortage

    DENVER — Trenton Gamez is one of several west Denver residents taking a closer look at their backyard garage and wondering “Could this be a second home?” ”The rent here has gone up so high, it’s hard for a man and a wife to afford a one bedroom apartment,” Gamez said. The idea of Accessory Dwelling Units have been around for years, but only recently has Denver begun a serious push to get more homeowners interested. Erik Solivan, the director […]

  • Lawmaker defiant as others prepare to expel him over harassment allegations

    DENVER — Rep. Steve Lebsock, the Thornton Democrat accused of sexual harassment, appeared defiant Thursday night as another lawmaker prepares drafting a resolution to expel him from the State House. “It seems a little strange that before I get to tell my side of the story and even before the truth is told someone is planning a resolution,” Lebsock said. The resolution is being drafted by State Rep. Matt Gray, a fellow Democrat who represents Broomfield. “As members of the […]

  • How Republican tax plan will impact everyday Americans

    DENVER — Republicans passed a key test Tuesday with a Senate Committee advancing the GOP tax plan. Whether it will pass a vote on the Senate floor by the end of the year is another question. How this will impact everyday Americans is another question. According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, poorer Americans would pay more in taxes while wealthier Americans would see the biggest benefits. According to the CBO report, Americans making less than $30,000 a year would […]

  • Mayor receives apology letter from ink! Coffee; debate over gentrification continues

    DENVER — Protesters shut down ink! Coffee in the RiNo/Five Points area Monday as the debate over a controversial sign the coffee chain posted continues. The sign appeared to brag about being part of the gentrification process, which is viewed by many as controversial. On Monday, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock weighed in after receiving an apology letter from ink! over the weekend. “I think ink! Coffee needs to truly look at itself,” Hancock said. Hancock stressed the need for balance […]

  • Teacher supply stores worry about Congress ending tax break for educators

    DENVER — The tax reform proposal working its way through Congress has the potential to impact every single person in America. From corporate tax breaks to changes in income tax levels and deductions, the changes could potentially save or cost you money. Teachers in Colorado are watching the debate closely. At stake is a $250 deduction teachers receive for buying supplies each year. The House-passed version eliminated the deduction, the Senate version would double it. The uncertainty has those in […]

  • Congresswoman DeGette speaks about being harassed in Congress

    DENVER — Congresswoman Diana DeGette says the decision to come forward now was easy, she just wishes it happened earlier. “I was in an elevator and he just grabbed me and tried to kiss me and he pushed me away,” DeGette said, describing the alleged actions of former Rep. Bob Filner. Filner would go onto become mayor of San Diego, resigning over similar allegations. “If I had spoken out at the time, maybe other women wouldn’t have gone through a […]

  • FCC chairman sets out to repeal net neutrality rules

    WASHINGTON — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally. The concept, known as net neutrality, imposed utility-style regulation on ISPs such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to prevent them from favoring their own digital services over their rivals. In theory, now an internet company could slow down your connection to a streaming service or website like Facebook or […]