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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
  • George W. Bush to headline fundraiser for Colorado gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton

    DENVER — Colorado State Treasurer Walker Stapleton is getting a big boost to his campaign Thursday night courtesy of his family. Former President George W. Bush is headlining a fundraiser in Dallas for his cousin, Stapleton, a Republican candidate for governor. The event will likely only add to Stapleton’s status  as the premier fundraiser on the Republican side. Stapleton has already locked in the support of major Colorado donors such as Pete Coors and Phil Anshutz. Stapleton’s mother is a […]

  • Democrats defeat bill to allow more guns in Colorado schools

    DENVER — For nearly six hours Wednesday, lawmakers listened to testimony that would allow for more guns in schools. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Patrick Neville, the Republican leader in the House, would have given more flexibility to individuals with concealed carry permits to go onto school grounds. Neville, who was a student at Columbine High School, was joined by other survivors of Columbine in support of the bill. “I want to actually allow good people, people who have gone […]

  • Free-standing ERs soon might be forced to tell costs upfront

    DENVER — Free-standing emergency rooms have become a trend in neighborhoods. One of the more common complaints is the confusion they cause with patients when it comes to cost. The ERs are not attached to hospitals and sometimes are next door to liquor stores or tire shops. “I didn’t expect the prices of the ER to be that high,” Mike Muthart said. Muthart went to the UC Health free-standing ER off Bowles Avenue in Littleton in September for a kidney […]

  • Oil and gas spills happen nearly 12 times a week in Colorado

    DENVER — Over the weekend, Anadarko Petroleum reported a spill at one of its sites in Erie. According to the company, it was found while the company was attempting to plug the site near Highway 52 and that contaminants are no longer being released. But for residents in the area, it is representative of a growing problem. “We get desensitized to this. This is not normal, this is not OK,”  said Christiaan van Woudenberg, a resident and concerned activist. There […]

  • Family of girl who killed herself as a result of bullying tells lawmakers to do more

    DENVER — The death of 10-year-old Ashawnty Davis captivated the hearts of people in Colorado and around the nation last year. Davis killed herself after reportedly being bullied. A video of her being bullied was posted online. “My niece is dead. My niece will never come back,” Dedrick Harris, the uncle of Davis, said during a General Assembly hearing Wednesday. “How many more lives got to be lost?” Harris was lobbying on behalf of a bill to allow the Colorado […]

  • Cynthia Coffman reverses course on how to make ballot for June GOP primary

    DENVER — The race to be Colorado’s next governor is heating up with petition deadlines and caucus dates soon approaching. While it is easy to announce a run for governor, it is a lot harder to actually get on the ballot. In order to get on the ballot, would-be candidates must participate in the caucus and State Assembly process or collect 1,500 signatures from every congressional district in the state. On Tuesday, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, running for the Republican […]

  • Republicans might force change to Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission

    DENVER — Hundreds gathered on the west steps of the state Capitol on Tuesday to support the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The future of the commission recently came into doubt when some Republicans voted to temporarily defund the body until possible changes can be looked at. Democrats have viewed that as an attack on equality. “When there are attacks on our rights the people will show and the people will be heard,” House Speaker Crisanta Duran told the crowd. Supporters […]

  • Other states might benefit more than Colorado under Trump’s infrastructure plan

    DENVER — After months of speculation, President Donald Trump finally revealed his infrastructure plan Monday. The plan calls for a $200 billion in federal investment but only on projects that local or state governments are contributing greatly to. Public-private partnerships on transportation projects are also encouraged under the president’s plan. The president’s plan pays for the incentives by cutting funding to other government agencies while also encouraging a faster permitting process so projects happen sooner. “We are trying to build […]

  • Frustration mounts at state Capitol as more lawmakers get accused of harassment

    DENVER — Another Lawmaker has been accused of harassment by a fellow legislator. Rep. Susan Lontine has accused State Senator Larry Crowder of sexual harassment. “We were ordering drinks, I asked him – to make conversation – what do you drink Larry? And he said he doesn’t drink because ‘it impairs my sexual performance,’” Lontine said. Lontine also alleges a separate inappropriate touching episode. Lontine says the events took place last year but she decided to come forward now because […]

  • Another lawmaker accused of sexual harassment

    DENVER — The ongoing sexual harassment scandal at the Colorado State Capitol continues. Late Thursday, State Rep. Susan Lontine went public with her accusation of State Sen. Larry Crowder. Lotine represents Denver and Crowder represents Otero County. “When other sexual harassment accusations began to focus public attention on the culture at the Capitol, I reflected on my own experiences and filed a formal complaint against State Senator Larry Crowder. The complaint detailed unwanted physical contact on the floor of the […]

  • Colorado National Guard fights Pentagon to keep squadron open

    DENVER — The headlines out of Washington imply the military is getting more money. The Colorado National Guard, however, is bracing for a big cut. Come the end of May, the 200th Airlift Squadron is scheduled for closure by the Air Force — and the Colorado National Guard isn’t happy about. “Uncertainty breeds frustration right now,” Major Gen. Mike Loh said. Loh is fighting to keep the squadron, based in Colorado Springs, open — disagreeing with the Air Force’s belief […]

  • State lawmakers examine policies after 3 shootings that killed deputies

    DENVER — Three times in just more than a month, lawmakers at the State Capitol have paused for a moment of silence after the death of a law enforcement officer in Colorado. El Paso County sheriff’s deputy Micah  Flick was shot and killed on Monday in Colorado Springs. “My first reaction was pretty much anger,” said State Sen. Senator and former Weld County sheriff’s deputy John Cooke said. Cooke said he would like to see what officers want first, but […]