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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 lead 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 lead 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.

Recent Articles
  • Rep. Coffman calls for Trump press secretary Sean Spicer ‘to go’ at town hall

    AURORA, Colo. — For the first time since President Donald Trump took office, Congressman Mike Coffman held a town hall. The event — which was billed as must-see political theater in Colorado — attracted several hundred people from the 6th Congressional District on Wednesday night. Toward the end of the event, which lasted more than 90 minutes, Coffman called for Trump press secretary Sean Spicer’s resignation after he suggested Adolph Hitler didn’t use chemicals weapons even though he used gas […]

  • Lawmakers hear debate to alter laws to deter teens from sexting

    DENVER — Since 2015 when Cañon City High School was in the national spotlight over a widespread teenage sexting scandal, Colorado lawmakers have been trying to better address the unpopular trend. Last year, they failed to reach consensus, but on Tuesday, supporters returned with a different bill that they hope will pass. At issue is what law should be on the books to deter teenagers from sexting. In Cañon City, prosecutors ultimately decided not to charge anyone because their only choice […]

  • Rural hospitals fear closure if Colorado cuts funding

    HUGO, Colo. — Located about an hour-and-a-half southeast of Denver, the town of Hugo knows it doesn’t have much — but it’s proud of its hospital. Lincoln Community Hospital has been in Hugo since 1959 and is the only hospital within a 75-mile radius. For patients like Ted Lyons, the service is invaluable. “It saved my life, to start with, back in 1967,” Lyons recalled from his hospital bed. While Lyons is using the hospital now for treatment — including […]

  • Former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy criticized for announcing governor run while driving

    DENVER — Former Colorado State Treasurer Cary Kennedy on Monday announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor of Colorado live on Facebook while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. “I am running for governor because I love Colorado. If we invest in our people, manage our money responsibly and protect the Colorado we love, we can ensure that everyone here can benefit from our progress,” Kennedy said. Since the announcement, Kennedy has been criticized by several politicos […]

  • Congressman Perlmutter expected to announce run for governor on Sunday

    DENVER — The Democratic race for governor is expected to get crowded after this weekend. Congressman Ed Perlmutter, who has represented Jefferson County in Congress since 2006, has scheduled a major announcement for 1 p.m. Sunday at Natural Grocers in Golden. The email announcing the run was accompanied by what seems like Perlmutter’s campaign logo.   Perlmutter’s impending announcement is not necessarily a surprise after the news former Sen. Ken Salazar decided not to run. Former State Sen. Mike Johnston is […]

  • 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler announces candidacy for governor

    DENVER — George Brauchler, the 18th judicial district attorney in Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties, announced his candidacy for governor on Wednesday morning. Brauchler is seeking the Republican nomination. The move culminates what has been years of speculation regarding when the he would seek higher office. His announcement came less than 24 hours after a Facebook video surfaced telling his supporters to “stay tuned.” Brauchler was first thrust in the spotlight after high-profile events in recent years. He prosecuted […]

  • Some hair stylists skeptical of abuse-training legislation

    DENVER — A bill that would require barbers and hair stylists, among other professions, to go through domestic abuse awareness training cleared the Colorado House on Tuesday. The measure would force all stylists to have one hour of online training before renewing their license.  “They are not required to act, this is information,” said State Rep. Edie Hooton, the sponsor of the legislation. Hooton said she was inspired after learning of a nail technician who testified that she didn’t know what […]

  • George Brauchler seems poised to announce governor run

    DENVER — Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler appears poised to announce a run for governor. In a 41-second Facebook video released Tuesday Afternoon, Brauchler said “here in Colorado we’re tired of politics” before pushing to what seems like a campaign logo for a statewide run. It remains unclear when Brauchler is planning to officially announce. He would be a high-profile addition to the field of Republican candidates who have already filed the paperwork. Brauchler, along with State Treasurer Walker […]

  • American Cancer Society rallies against Colorado pot club bill

    DENVER — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network rallied outside the State Capitol on Monday against a measure that some say would increase the number of marijuana social clubs in Colorado. “We believe supporters of this bill are mistaken,” said R.J. Ours, ACS CAN Colorado government director. “Secondhand marijuana smoke and secondhand tobacco smoke have likely similar harmful health effects.” The main concern for the group is the allowance of pot social clubs with indoor smoking to be set up in a […]

  • Coffman sets strict rules for upcoming town halls

    DENVER — Republican Congressman Mike Coffman has scheduled his first town hall meeting since beginning his new term in January. The event, which is expected to be contentious given the current political times, is set for April 12 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Education Building 2 South on the University of Colorado Anschutz Campus in Aurora. Tickets are being distributed to citizens in his district. Photo IDs will be checked at the event, ensuring those attending live in the […]

  • Winners and losers so far in Colorado state budget

    DENVER — The Colorado state budget is still a long way from becoming set in stone, but it cleared a key test Wednesday night after amendments in the State Senate. Here are some of the winners and losers so far. Rural hospitals Rating: Loser Under the plan, more than $500 million in cuts are set for hospitals across the state. Because rural hospitals operate on thin profit margins, many are threatening closures. “We actually surveyed a number of Colorado Hospital […]

  • How will Trump’s climate change rollback impact Colorado?

    DENVER — Colorado is a unique state to discuss President Donald Trump’s climate change rollback regulations. On one hand, the state has many environmentalists, concerned about Colorado’s natural beauty. On the other hand, the oil and gas industry contributes greatly to our economy, producing thousands of jobs. The FOX31 Problem Solvers had several questions and on Wednesday, Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Western Energy Alliance weighed in. Will Trump’s actions create jobs?  The Western Energy Alliance believes so. “We just […]