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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.

Email Joe at JSt.George@KDVR.com

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  • Professor warns of below-level standards at Aurora Community College after censure

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  • Airports could close and train routes end in Colorado if Trump budget implemented

    DENVER — Rural America helped propel Donald Trump to the presidency. Now rural America might see some of the harshest cuts if the Trump budget goes forward. “There are a variety of things that concern us,” said Sam Mamet, executive director of the Colorado Municipal League. Mamet highlighted a few concerns — among them drastic impact on air travel at Alamosa, Cortez and Pueblo airports. The Trump budget calls for the end of the essential air service program that subsidizes […]

  • Increasing security for members of Congress a hot topic after baseball practice shooting

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  • Denver deciding how to spend $750 million to improve infrastructure

    DENVER — The Denver City Council is one step closer to finalizing its bonding plan to send to voters in November. On Monday, members of a key stakeholder committee submitted their final recommendations to Mayor Michael Hancock. The $750 million bonding project would be the first such project in more than 10 years with the goal of borrowing money to improve critical infrastructure needs. Some of big winners under the proposal include: $75 million for an ambulatory care center at […]

  • VA secretary transparent about department’s ongoing troubles

    DENVER — In a rare public appearance Wednesday, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin opened up with a candid news conference regarding his department’s ongoing troubles. Shulkin classified the department as being in “critical condition” requiring transparency. “This is the time to address these chronic problems” Shulkin said. Suicides One of the big issues remains veterans’ suicides — 20 a day according to the secretary. “Of the 20 vets committing suicide, six are in the VA system and 14 are […]

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  • Denver man arrested after removing transgender woman’s testicles

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  • Sen. Bennet reacts to latest Trump investigation controversy

    DENVER — At a town hall in Denver on Friday night, Colorado Democratic Sen. 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 at Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church. Afterward, Bennet was asked 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 the facts,” Bennet said. The […]

  • Colorado Women for Trump standing by president

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  • 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 […]