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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.

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Recent Articles
  • Colorado finalizes pitch to Amazon for HQ2

    DENVER — The pitch is nearly in as Colorado leaders finalized Monday the state’s official proposal to Amazon. The internet giant is accepting applications, due this week, for a new headquarters in an American city. Sources say Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has been personally involved editing the final draft. Previously, it was expected Colorado leaders would submit the bid on Monday. It is now expected to be later in the week. Unlike other cities that publicized their pitch, Metro Denver […]

  • Colorado firefighters just back from California reflect on deadly wildfire

    DENVER — The images out of California are horrific to watch. At least 15 are dead and many more missing in deadly wildfires sweeping through the area in and around the Napa Valley. “My heart goes out to everyone out there, homeowners, firefighters — I’ve been shoulder-to-shoulder with them,” said Craig Spader, a firefighter with South Metro Fire Rescue who is just back from California. Spader said the winds along with a growing home building population in the region made […]

  • Colorado DACA recipients not pleased with Trump’s demands

    DENVER — President Donald Trump has outlined his demands for allowing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients to stay in the United States. If Congress doesn’t act, 17,000 people who live in Colorado will be subject to deportation when the six-month grace period expires on March 5. Some of the demands include funding for a border wall, a crackdown on minors from Central America and a curb in funding for sanctuary cities. “I find it very disheartening that my community […]

  • Tens of thousands of Colorado children set to lose health insurance unless Congress acts

    DENVER — Andrew Montoya wishes he didn’t have to worry about the health care for his three children. He does. Montoya’s three girls are among 75,000 children in Colorado set to lose health insurance in the state. Congress allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program to expire at the end of September. Unless action is taken soon, cuts will begin to be made. Colorado has enough money to fund the program through the end of January. “When she gets sick, we […]

  • How Colorado’s gun laws compare to Nevada’s

    DENVER — Any time there is a large-scale mass shooting, questions are asked regarding gun laws. It turns out Nevada and Colorado have similar rankings by gun control advocates. According to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, its scorecard gives Colorado a C and Nevada a C-minus. Both states allow assault rifle purchases, do not restrict how many guns can be bought at once and do not ban bump stock devices aimed at enhancing semiautomatic weapons to fire faster “With […]

  • Republicans block bill to reinstate RTD funding during special session

    DENVER — The first day of the Colorado General Assembly special session was not good news for RTD. Since July, the transit group — along with other special district groups — have been losing money because of what lawmakers have been calling a “mistake.” Earlier this year, when the General Assembly passed a new spending measure that restructured the statewide marijuana tax to 15 percent, they forgot to include language allowing special districts such as RTD to continue to collect […]

  • Griaffes at the Denver Zoo

    Cuts to RTD, Denver Zoo possible if lawmakers don’t act during special session

    DENVER — Governor John Hickenlooper describes it as an “honest mistake.” Earlier this year, when lawmakers passed a sweeping new spending package, a new 15% sales tax on recreational marijuana was created. The Governor says they never intended to get rid of special district taxes — but they did. As a result, the RTD and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (which helps facilities like the Denver Zoo and Denver Museum of Nature and Science) have not been able to […]

  • Aurora theater victims’ families grateful to finally know where shooter is incarcerated

    DENVER — For the past two years Tom Sullivan did not know where the man who killed his son was being incarcerated. Sullivan lost his son Alex in the Aurora theater shooting five years ago. Some people may find the information trivial but Sullivan says it provides comfort and peace. “This is what wakes people up from nightmares, they are reliving the sights and the sounds,” Sullivan said. “When you try to comfort those individuals be it a spouse, a […]

  • Division already forming over possible Denver Olympics bid

    DENVER — The city of Denver would have some distinct advantages if it pursues an a bid for the Winter Olympics in 2026 or 2030. On Monday, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Denver, along with Reno, Nevada, and Salt Lake City were cities it was looking at for a possible bid. “We think we are well-suited to be a host city,” said Matthew Payne, director of the Denver Sports Commission. The commission is the group currently involved in any possible […]

  • State Treasurer Walker Stapleton on the attack in first TV interview as gubernatorial candidate

    DENVER — It is official: State Treasurer Walker Stapleton — after months of speculation — has announced he is running for governor. On Monday, he sat down for his first TV interview. New: @WalkerStapleton attacks @jaredpolis in 1st TV interview since Governor announcement. Says Polis running to "literally kill" oil & gas — Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) September 25, 2017 Stapleton was eager to attack Democratic Congressman Jared Polis, who is perceived to be the Democratic front-runner. Stapleton by […]

  • Golfers worry about future of Denver golf courses

    DENVER — First came news City Park Golf Course will close this year for two years as part of city storm draining upgrade, then came word Overland Park will close for a music festival each summer and now Park Hill Golf Course has been bought by the city from the Clayton trust for possible development. Its golfing future uncertain but it doesn’t look good. Golfers expressed some frustration wondering why does it seem city leaders are going after so many […]

  • Senator Gardner facing pressure on healthcare bill as opposition mounts

    DENVER — We still don’t know which way Senator Cory Gardner will vote when it comes to the Graham – Cassidy Repeal Bill in Congress. Back in August, Gardner said during a series of townhalls he will still work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but this latest effort may make things difficult. According to how the bill is written now, Colorado is set to lose billions from the federal government over several years which almost certainly means cuts. Gardner’s […]