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Chris Jose is a reporter for Fox 31 Denver’s Good Day Colorado and Channel 2’s Daybreak.

With a combined eight hours of morning television, Chris starts his day when most people are asleep. His alarm goes off at midnight Monday through Friday!

Since his arrival in August 2010, Chris has covered every major news story in Colorado.

He previously was an evening news reporter and weekend sports anchor at KGAN/KFXA TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Chris started his career as an anchor/reporter at KGWN TV in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Chris has won several awards, including two regional Emmy nominations for his reporting. In 2008, he was named Best Anchor by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters.

Chris graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University with a degree in broadcast journalism.

When Chris isn’t out chasing breaking news before the sun comes up or standing in blizzards along I-25, he enjoys playing basketball, watching the Nuggets and exploring Colorado with his wife, Jaclyn and dog, Chloe.

Chris is currently vice president of the Asian American Journalists Association’s Denver chapter and emcees the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival.


Recent Articles
  • Broncos general manager John Elway

    Broncos set to open training camp Thursday minus Pat Bowlen

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — For three decades, Pat Bowlen developed a championship culture at Dove Valley. The players and coaches Thursday will say they are just focusing on football, but as a new season begins with the start of training camp, it’s also a time to reflect. For the first time in 30 years, Broncos owner Pat Bowlen won’t be seen at training camp. Rarely is John Elway seen getting emotional, but he did Wednesday as he talked about Bowlen, who […]

  • James Holmes

    Lawyers to argue whether James Holmes can be videotaped during examination

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Aurora theater gunman James Holmes will be back in court Tuesday and a judge will hear arguments for the next two days that could ultimately decide the future of the trial. Defense attorneys are concerned because the doctor conducting a second evaluation on Holmes is asking to videotape Holmes during his examination. They argue it could interfere with the integrity of the exam. The behavior of Holmes has changed in several court hearings. In his first court […]

  • aurora

    Aurora marks two years since theater tragedy

    AURORA, Colo. — It has been two years since the Aurora theater shooting and while the tragedy is bringing together the community, the man behind the mass shooting will be back in court Tuesday. On July 20, 2012, 12 were killed and 58 injured in the mass shooting. A place where families loved going to movies has been remodeled and across the street there are 12 crosses honoring each of those who were killed at the Century 16 theater. Names […]

  • lane

    Enforcement of direct-lane pilot project on southbound I-25 to be ramped up

    LONE TREE, Colo. — If you’re driving south on Interstate 25, police will begin enforcing the rules of a new double white line that has been put in place. The idea behind the pilot project is to improve traffic flow and ease congestion on southbound I-25 between County Line Road and Lincoln Street. The double white line means you cannot switch lanes. The project allows the Colorado Department of Transportation to analyze traffic flow and patterns to see if it […]

  • Ryan Stone mugshots. Photos: Douglas County Sheriff's Office

    Man accused of carjackings, leading high-speed chase back in court Thursday

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — The man who led police on a high-speed chase returns to court Thursday. Prosecutors are hoping to get access to Ryan Stone’s jail medical records. If they do, the case will move forward much quicker. In May, Stone’s attorneys claimed he was incompetent to stand trial. If the judge sides with them, the case will be stalled. The last time Stone was in court, he glanced at family members who came to support him. Prosecutors say […]

  • flooding

    More rain expected Wednesday, raising flood concerns

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — With more rain expected Wednesday, there are concerns about rising creeks and rivers spilling into area streets. A road block has been set up and there is no word when 96th Avenue between Potomac and Peoria streets will reopen. RELATED: Wednesday’s forecast The street is underwater. Commerce City Police drove through the area Tuesday night and closed off the block, which is about a mile long. Anytime there is heavy rain in the area, it’s not […]

  • Items including a leash latched onto a pole appears to belong to one of the families involved in a pit bull attack in Commerce City on Monday, July 14, 2014. (Credit: Chris Jose)

    19-month-old seriously injured after being mauled by pit bull

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A 19-month-old boy is recovering in the hospital after a pit bull mauled in him a parking lot Sunday night. The boy has serious injuries to his face and neck. Investigators are looking into possible charges because there is a pit bull ban in Commerce City and a vicious dog ordinance. The attack happened about 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the King Soopers parking lot at 4850 E. 62nd Avenue. Three groups of separate families were traveling […]

  • Three people were killed and two injured after the car they were riding in crashed into a tree and rolled over on Sunday, June 22, 2014.

    Three killed, two hurt when car crashes into tree, rolls over

    DENVER — Three people were killed and two others seriously injured in a single rollover car crash on Sunday night at West Jewell Avenue and South Irving Street. All of the victims were in their teens and twenties. Police say the driver was speeding, ran a red light and lost control of the car, hitting a tree on the median and rolling over. The car was on its side and the tree was snapped in half. The Denver Office of […]

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater was on lockdown after three people were shot late Thursday, June 19, 2014.

    Three shot at Red Rocks after rap concert; gunman on the run

    MORRISON, Colo. -- Red Rocks Amphitheater is on lockdown after three people were shot Thursday night after a rap concert. Witnesses describe a chaotic scene when they heard several shots fired about 10:30 p.m. The shooter remains at large as of Friday morning.

  • Terry Maketa speaks to FOX31 Denver about Black Forest Fire Chief Bob Harvey and his handling of the Black Forest Fire.

    Embattled El Paso County Sheriff Maketa to face commissioners

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Tuesday will be the first time El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa will face county commissioners since they told him to resign a few weeks ago. And while that is going on, a group of residents are hoping to gather about 44,000 signatures in hopes they can get a recall on the ballot. Despite being asked to resign, Maketa said he will finish out his term in January. And although commissioners voted unanimously, it’s not mandatory […]

  • Judge unseals documents related to abuse at Denver jail

    DENVER — A federal judge has unsealed documents alleging officers intimidated witnesses to a brutal jailhouse attack and federal prosecutors will investigate the practices of the Denver Police and Sheriff’s Department. The documents paint a very disturbing picture with allegation of a Denver Jail pod out of a control, where a sheriff’s deputy orders inmates to assault each other. A federal investigation will soon be underway because of Jamal Hunter, a former inmate who claims a deputy facilitated and then […]

  • Remembering Black Forest Fire, one year later

    BLACK FOREST, Colo. — Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the Black Forest Fire. To date, it’s the most destructive fire in Colorado history, scorching more than 14,000 acres and killing two people. It has still not been determined what caused the fire or whether it was intentionally set, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said Tuesday. One year later, Crosses for Losses provides food, household items and clothing assistance to families affected by the fire.