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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
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    Taste of Colorado will bring crowds, road closures to downtown this weekend

    DENVER — Expect a traffic mess in downtown Denver this holiday weekend. The Taste of Colorado starts Friday and on top of that, the Rocky Mountain Showdown between the University of Colorado and Colorado State is Friday night at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Anywhere in and around Civic Center Park will be a mess. If you’re headed to the Taste of Colorado, your best option is to hop on the light rail to downtown and walk a few […]

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    Broncos to close preseason against Cowboys with final roster cuts looming

    DENVER — The Broncos have their final preseason game Thursday night against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. And although the starters won’t be playing, the stakes are high for players on the bubble. The Broncos will need to cut 22 players by Saturday’s deadline. Whey they open the regular season against the Indianapolis Colts on Sept. 7, the roster will be down to 53 players and there’s a chance some players that have played for the team over the […]

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    Denver Police could expand use of body cameras on officers

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department could make a decision Wednesday whether officers will begin wearing body cameras on their uniforms. A pilot program has been in place for the past six months in which about two dozen officers in District 6 have worn the body cameras. On Wednesday afternoon, Chief Robert White will reveal results of the program. The body camera gives officers the ability to record their interactions with the public. The case supporters make it simple.  Police […]

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    More construction to add to traffic congestion in Cherry Creek North

    DENVER — If you drive past the Cherry Creek Mall, you have noticed all the construction and you know it’s congested. On Monday, the drive is about to get worse as a new portion of the project will cause major delays. It’s already bad at East First Avenue and University Boulevard. Now you can add East Third Avenue and University to the list as University is down to one lane and a slower drive in the area is expected. Crews […]

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    COjack hails its new currency as way to save money, support local businesses

    DENVER –Starting Friday, you can buy Colorado cash and support local businesses. The program is called COjacks and you can use COjacks cash at 80 businesses cross the Denver metro area. The money has the same cash value as the dollar bills you carry in your wallet. But you can only use COjacks cash at businesses within the COjacks network. This can save you money because there’s a 4-to-5 ratio for consumers. For example, $80 will get you 100 COjacks […]

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    Man suspected in Littleton murder arrested in Denver

    DENVER — Denver Police on Wednesday morning arrested the suspect connected to a Littleton murder. Police say Josh Hoppe, who was wanted in connection to the Littleton shooting last week, was arrested at an apartment complex near South Parker Road and South Quebec Street. Police spent much of the early-morning hours inside the apartment building gathering evidence and talking to neighbors. Littleton Police arrived about 2 a.m. to arrest a man connected to what they’re calling a high-visibility crime last […]

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    National moment of silence against police brutality marked at Civic Center Park

    DENVER — A national moment of silence was held Thursday after another tense night in Missouri. The vigil honored the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed by a police officer last weekend, as well as others who have suffered brutality. Dozens showed up at Denver’s  Civic Center Park to rally against police brutality. Denver is one of 80 cities across the country that participated in the rally. It attracted a lot of attention on Facebook and Twitter with the […]

  • Awesome view: Crews begin finishing touches on Capitol Dome; Oct. 2 reopening planned

    DENVER –Expert gilders rappelled down the iconic gold dome from the lantern at the State Capitol on Tuesday morning, beginning the final step of a four-year project. Restoration began in 2010, with the State Legislature appropriating $17 million. The rest of the money came from grants, sponsors and other donations through a campaign called Share in the Care Colorado, raising about $200,000. Department of Personnel & Administration spokeswoman Sabrina D’Agosta said the gilders during the next week will be touching […]

  • Fans remember Robin Williams at the Boulder home where scenes from the hit show "Mork & Mindy" were shot.

    Fans flock to ‘Mork & Mindy’ home in Boulder to mourn Robin Williams

    BOULDER, Colo. — Robin Williams had a long list of movies he starred in, but the show that put him on the map was based in Boulder. While most of the show “Mork & Mindy” was shot in a California studio, a few shots were shot locally, including the opening with co-star Pam Dawber driving through portions of Boulder and ending up and the now-famous house at 1619 Pine St. Local comedians are also paying tribute Tuesday morning, one day […]

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    Drivers warned of police impersonator in Loveland

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Drivers in Loveland are being warned after a police impersonator pulled over a woman near Interstate 25. Investigators are concerned because the impersonator hasn’t been caught and there’s a chance he could do it again. It happened just after midnight Sunday in the neighborhood near McWhinney Boulevard and Grays Peak Drive, a few miles west of I-25. Police say the man was driving an SUV with a red light displayed up front. When he pulled over the […]

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    Consumer tips: How to find a reputable roofer

    DENVER — While the forecast looks dry in the Denver metro for the next few days, severe weather has pummeled Colorado this spring and summer causing millions of dollars in damage. Thousands of Colorado homeowners and drivers have spent the last three months meeting with insurance adjusters, car repair shops and roofing contractors. May’s round of hail storms carries a $109 million insurance price tag.  It damaged homes across the Front range including Walt Winter’s. “We seem to live in that little strip of […]

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    Two-year I-25 widening project begins Tuesday in Douglas County

    LONE TREE, Colo. — Beginning Tuesday and for the next two years, a busy, three-mile stretch of Interstate 25 will be under construction. The project will widen I-25 from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road from three lanes to four in each direction. The Colorado Department of Transportation says that stretch of I-25 sees up to 200,000 cars a day. Because there is so much traffic here, CDOT says its goal is to have all three lanes open at peak […]