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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
  • 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 An 83-page study shows Englewood fire has outdated equipment and their stations are in poor condition.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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Toy guns cause lockdowns at DPS schools, lead to arrest of students

    DENVER — At least 10 students who attend Denver Public Schools have been arrested for carrying BB guns on campuses. The fake guns can look real and DPS is reminding families of the district’s policy. A teacher at North High School reported a student might have brought a gun to school. Security officers immediately placed the school on lockdown, then on lockout. It turned out it was a BB gun and police arrested the student. Under district guidelines, it’s illegal […]

  • Former President Bill Clinton.

    Bill Clinton to stump for Democrats at Aurora event Monday night

    AURORA, Colo. — There are eight days until Election Day and if you’re still undecided, some of the country’s biggest names in politics — including former President Bill Clinton — will be making appearances in Colorado. Some of the latest polls are too close to call in the races for governor and U.S. senator and Republicans and Democrats will be relying on some heavy hitters. Former President Clinton will make an appearance Monday night and Tuesday in Colorado, while former […]

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    Two-day Colorado Safe Schools Summit begins Wednesday

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Hundreds of teachers, administrators and police officers will hash out ideas Wednesday to try to fix some of the biggest problems affecting Colorado schools. Nearly two dozen workshops at the Colorado Safe Schools Summit will focus on a range of topics affecting students. Some of the topics, including bullying, social media and suicide, are day-to-day issues that kids are going through. Experts will talk specifically about pre-attack behavior indicators as it relates to campus attacks. Two weeks […]

  • The Frontier Airlines jet (tail number N220FR) that had a passenger with Ebola is back in Denver where it remains out of service. Photo credit: Daryl Orr

    Plane that carried Ebola-infected nurse at DIA

    DENVER — The Ebola crisis is hitting home as the Frontier Airlines plane carrying a Texas nurse who was later diagnosed with the virus is in Denver. Frontier is doing everything it can to calm nerves at Denver International Airport. The airplane is far away from the terminal, sitting in a terminal, and it won’t be back in service for a few days. Amber Vinson, the second nurse to contract Ebola after treating Thomas Duncan, traveled on the plane from […]

  • Rep. Mike Coffman courting Latino voters.

    New poll to reveal who Latinos prefer as Election Day draws near

    DENVER — A new poll Tuesday will provide a better idea of what issues are important and which political candidates Hispanics prefer. Nearly 21 percent of Coloradans are Hispanic. Like in 2012, key races will most likely come down to women and Latino voters. That includes District 6, which includes parts of Denver, Aurora and Brighton, areas where there is a big Hispanic presence. The race between Republican incumbent Mike Coffman and Democrat Andrew Romanoff might be the country’s most […]