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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
  • Governor announces Colorado’s response to oil and gas review after deadly home explosion

    DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced the state’s response to a review of oil and gas operations on Tuesday. The review was called in response to the deadly home explosion in Firestone in April. Mark Joseph Martinez, 42 of Firestone, and Joseph William Irwin III, 42 of Frederick, were killed in the explosion on Twilight Avenue. Erin Martinez was pinned under the collapsed roof and was critically injured. Investigators said the explosion was caused by unrefined, odorless natural gas from a 1-inch […]

  • Congressman Perlmutter will run again; says he’s ‘sorry’ about confusion

    DENVER — He was out of the race and now he is back in. Democratic Congressman Ed Perlmutter, who has represented Jefferson County in Congress since 2007,  announced he will in fact run for his seat after all. Last month, when Perlmutter dropped out of the race for Governor, he announced he would not seek his congressional seat either. That has now apparently changed. “I’ve made some missteps here there is no question about it,” Perlmutter told FOX31 political reporter […]

  • Sen. Gardner holds contentious town halls in Colorado

    DENVER — It was one of the biggest criticisms of Sen. Cory Gardner for months — no in-person town hall meetings. That changed Tuesday when the senator hosted three of them in Colorado Springs, Greeley and Lakewood. Each event was contentious with some crowd members being escorted out by law enforcement. Democrats made up the majority of the crowds. They’re  upset with the Gardner’s votes on health care. “I want to know how you justify voting for all the Trumpcare […]

  • Denver denies using flamethrowers during homeless sweeps

    DENVER — It is not every day the word “flamethrower” is used in federal court documents. But attorneys representing homeless plaintiffs have included that language in their latest motion filed in federal court. The plaintiffs are fighting to end the city’s homeless sweeps — the practice of removing items resembling a camp on public sidewalks or parks. City officials have denied the accusations. “The city also plans to file a motion for summary judgment,” the city said in a statement. […]

  • How Trump’s tough language compares to past presidents

    DENVER — “Fire and fury.”  “They’ll regret it.” “Big big trouble.” These are just some of the phrases President Donald Trump has uttered in the past week regarding North Korea — not to mention tweets. Military solutions are now fully in place,locked and loaded,should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 11, 2017 But how do Trump’s comments compare to other presidents? Turns out threatening language has been used […]

  • Congressman Coffman wins Vietnam Veterans’ of America legislator of year award

    NEW ORLEANS — Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman received the Vietnam Veterans’ of America legislator of the year award on Friday. Coffman, who serves on the Armed Services Committee as well as the the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, accepted the award in New Orleans. “I’m so honored to receive this award from the Vietnam Veterans’ of America.  My heart has always been with them for having fought such a difficult war without the full support of the American people,” Coffman said in a […]

  • Congressman Perlmutter considering running again after all

    GOLDEN, Colo. — When Congressman Ed Perlmutter announced he was withdrawing from Colorado’s gubernatorial race, he said he would not seek re-election for his House seat in 2018. That has apparently changed. Multiple sources confirmed Perlmutter has been talking with donors and individuals in Colorado’s political community for several weeks regarding the prospect of re-election. Perlmutter has represented the 7th Congressional District since 2007. A Perlmutter candidacy has the potential to torpedo any efforts by State Sen. Andy Kerr, State […]

  • Coloradans with family in Guam worried about North Korea threats

    DENVER — “I’m concerned for my family there.” That is Jessica Pettigrew’s reaction when the topic of North Korea comes up. Pettigrew lived in Guam for five years. Her husband is from there and her child was born there. Pettigrew said her family is naturally on edge but that the island is prepared. “When I was there, there was rattling from the North Koreans. They were doing drills in schools for bombs,” Pettigrew said. North Korea is threatening to launch weapons […]

  • Congressman Jared Polis says U.S. risk of nuclear war highest since Bay of Pigs

    DENVER — The tension between North Korea and the United States is escalating. Late Wednesday, North Korea said President Donald Trump’s threats are a  “load of nonsense” and that “only absolute force” can work on Trump. Trump kept the tension going in an early-morning tweet. My first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. It is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before…. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 9, 2017 “This is very […]

  • Colorado leaders defend DACA as potential lawsuit looms

    DENVER — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne and Congressman Jared Polis joined members of the business community on Wednesday to defend the deferred action for childhood arrivals program. The program, initiated under President Barack Obama, is facing a threat from 10 attorneys general in mostly Republican states. “Denver’s young people striving to achieve deserve the opportunity to do so right here in the home they grew up in,” Hancock said. “I cannot fathom an American system that would […]

  • Judge dismisses charges against 5 protesters for sit-in at Gardner’s office

    DENVER — A judge on Tuesday morning dismissed charges against five protesters who were accused of trespassing in Sen. Cory Gardner’s Denver office. The demonstrators, who were part of the Democratic Socialists of America, staged a  sit-in last month to protest the Republican’s vote to repeal and  replace the Affordable Care Act. Gardner requested the charges be dropped and the Denver District Attorney’s Office followed through with the request at a hearing Tuesday morning. “This dismissal of charges today sets a […]

  • Trump TV appears to be growing with online newscasts

    DENVER — Is President Donald Trump expanding the idea of Trump TV? Kayleigh McEnany appeared over the weekend on the president’s social media pages to deliver a “report” on the Trump administration. McEnany spoke about the economy, jobs, the military and various presidential initiatives. It did not feature any news regarding the Russian investigation or health care. The news prompted criticism from some — including the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia. Wow. Feels eerily like so many state-owned channels I've […]