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Chris Jose is a reporter/fill-in anchor for FOX31 Denver and Colorado's Own Channel 2.

You can watch him weekday mornings on "Good Day Colorado" and "Daybreak."

Since his arrival in August 2010, Chris has covered every major news story in Colorado including the Aurora Theater Shooting, the Colorado wildfires and floods, and the 2012 Presidential Debate at the University of Denver.

Chris also regularly reports on the Denver Broncos for both morning shows. In January 2014, he spent a week in New York City covering Super Bowl XLVIII.

Chris has won several awards, including three regional Emmy nominations for his reporting. The Colorado Broadcasters Association has recognized his work twice. In 2008, Chris was named Best Anchor by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters.

Chris began his career as a weekend anchor/reporter at KGWN TV in Cheyenne, Wyoming and later spent two years at KGAN TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa serving as the station's weekend sports anchor/news reporter. He graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University with a degree in broadcast journalism.

In his free time, Chris enjoys watching the Broncos, playing basketball, working on his below average golf game, and exploring Denver with his wife, Jaclyn and dog, Chloe.

Chris is an active member of the Asian American Journalists Association. He regularly emcees the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival and the Filipino American Community of Colorado's Philippine Festival. Chris also volunteers his time at the Asian Pacific Development Center and the Miss Asian American Colorado scholarship program.


Recent Articles
  • Snow blanketed Georgetown on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (Credit: Daryl Orr)

    Heavy snow blankets high country; treacherous road conditions, powder day at resorts

    DENVER — As snow continues to blanket the high country, expect major delays on Interstate 70 on Monday, the first full day of winter. A winter storm warning remains in effect and up to 2 feet of snow is possible with whiteout conditions possible. Driving in the high country will be difficult. With brutal road conditions, avalanche mitigation will also delay trips into the mountains. Drivers can expect up to 30-minute delays, and crews will work to mitigate avalanche threats […]

  • DIA expects busiest travel day before Christmas on Friday

    DENVER – Expect a mad rush at Denver International Airport on Friday as officials expect it to be the busiest travel day before Christmas. On average, 145,000 passengers travel through DIA. On Friday, nearly 166,000 are expected. On Monday, more than 163,000 are expected, a number DIA officials expect in the days leading to Christmas. “The trend for the past couple of years has shown an average of 1 million passengers traveling through the airport from Tuesday through Monday of […]

  • Holiday crimes on the uptick

    ARVADA, Colo. — Police in Aurora say some people are trying to fool others into tipping them and others are looking to steal valuable items. The man is out there, looking for his next move. And no matter where you live, because a lot of packages are being delivered to homes this holiday season, people should be on the lookout. Arvada police shared video to alert families of a man seen around town riding a bike with an attached baby […]

  • A two-alarm fire broke out at the Canterbury Gardens apartments in Aurora on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (Credit: Chris Jose)

    1 injured in two-alarm fire at Aurora assisted-living facility

    AURORA, Colo. — One person suffered minor injuries after a two-alarm fire broke out at an assisted-living facility early Monday morning. The Aurora Department said the cause was an accidental cooking fire. Cause of early morning fire in Aurora determined to be an accidental cooking fire. Keep looking while you're cooking! — Aurora Fire (@AuroraFireDpt) December 15, 2014 Flames spread from the first floor to the second and one unit was fully engulfed at the Canterbury Gardens complex (11265 E. […]

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    Flu vaccine proving to be less effective so far this season; state’s first death reported

    DENVER — The flu shot is proving to be less effective this year, and now the first flu-related death in the state has been reported. Getting the flu shot can still decrease the severity of the illness.  But urgent care clinics and hospitals are seeing a lot more patients with flu-like symptoms. Across the state, the flu has sent more than 100 people the hospital and has killed one person. If you got the shot, you can still get sick. […]

  • Englewood considering contracting out firefighting services

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A fire department serving 35,000 people is in danger of losing its individuality. An 83-page study shows Englewood fire has outdated equipment and their stations are in poor condition. For safety reasons affecting firefighters, businesses and residents, the century-old station can’t continue operations as is, the report suggests. That means city council members have a big decision to make. Plans to merge or contract out fire services with Denver Fire or South Metro Fire have been discussed […]

  • Champ Bailey warming up before Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

    Champ Bailey retires with the Denver Broncos

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Former Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey signed a one-day contract and retired as a member of the team Tuesday. The Broncos wanted to do the ceremony earlier, but they have played on the road each of the past three weeks. Three weeks ago, Bailey announced his retirement and said, “I’ll always be a Bronco.” Bailey’s interception return against the New England Patriots in the playoffs in January 2006 is probably the one play most Broncos fans will remember […]

  • Dozens sleep outside in Boulder to raise money to help homeless youth

    Several sleep in frigid weather to raise awareness of homeless youth

    BOULDER, Colo. — Despite single-digit temperatures, about 100 people spent the night in the elements overnight Thursday to raise money and awareness for Attention Homes, a runaway and homeless youth shelter. Each participant pledged to raise $1,000 with each dollar going toward mental health services, basic needs, shelter, employment services and life-skill development. Last year, Attention Homes helped more than 650 homeless youth in the Denver-Boulder area. In Boulder County, there are as many as 150 homeless youth who don’t […]

  • vets

    Veterans Day events at Fort Logan, Greeley moved indoors because of cold weather

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The cold weather is impacting at least two outdoor ceremonies that attract hundreds on Veterans Day. With temperatures well below freezing, the annual ceremony at Fort Logan National Ceremony will be moved to the VFW Post on the 2600 block of West Hampden Ave. Last year, about 500 people showed up to honor veterans and no jacket was needed then. The setup was underway at Fort Logan over the weekend, and chairs and tents were supposed to […]

  • shooting

    Denver Police say suspect may have fatally shot himself in I-225 traffic stop

    DENVER — The suspect involved in a shooting with Arapahoe County Sheriffs deputies late Sunday night during a traffic stop might have fatally shot himself, the Denver Police Department said Monday. The incident began about 11:20 p.m. with an unrelated traffic stop at Interstate 25 and Belleview Avenue. It was during that traffic stop when the suspect, later identified by the coroner’s office as Ian Santamaria, 31, of Denver, passed very close to Arapahoe County Sheriff deputies and almost hit […]

  • vote

    Election Day arrives: 1.7 million Coloradans have voted

    DENVER — The nation is keeping tabs on Colorado as voters head to the polls on Election Day. The outcome could shift the power in Washington. The Secretary of State’s Office reported that 1.5 million Coloradans had voted by Tuesday. Each race is important, but it’s the Senate race between Rep. Cory Gardner and Sen. Mark Udall that will have major implications. Republicans need to flip six seats nationally to take the Senate majority from Democrats. Gardner is considered one […]

  • Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush to stump for Republicans in Douglas County as Election Day draws near

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be stumping for Republican candidates in races that could shift the power in Washington. Bush will campaign in Douglas County, where voters tend to lean right. He’ll be in Castle Rock on Wednesday to show his support for all Republican candidates, most notably Rep. Mike Coffman, gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez and Senate candidate Cory Gardner. Bush is saying he wants to find solutions for big problems. And airing on TV […]