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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
  • guns

    Castle Rock to recount ballots dealing with future of open carry

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — About a month ago, voters in Castle Rock struck down a ban on the open carry of firearms in public buildings and parks. The special election had two referendums on the ballot. One was a landslide victory, the other came down to 150 votes with voters saying the town manager should lose the authority to ban the open carry law. There will be a recount Monday because a few special-interest groups and a registered voter put […]

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    Colorado marks one year since devastating floods

    LYONS, Colo. — One year ago Thursday, nonstop rain and flooding inundated cities and towns in Colorado. The flood left its mark in several areas, and while some left, many homeowners are rebuilding. One year later, the entire state is still recovering. While the images of the historic floods can be daunting, Coloradans have been resilient. Alice Hilton’s home once stood along the St. Vrain Creek in Lyons. Down the rood, floodwaters chased Rex Hyvee away from his home. “We […]

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    Vote on new NFL drug-testing policy could reduce Wes Welker’s suspension

    DENVER — Broncos receiver Wes Welker, currently serving a four-game suspension, could return to the team sooner than expected. The NFL Players Association is voting Tuesday on a new drug-testing policy that could reduce Welker’s suspension. If the NFL and the players union can reach an agreement on a new drug-testing policy that includes HGH testing, Welker’s suspension could be reduced or perhaps overturned, making him available for Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Welker was suspended last week […]

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    New season brings higher costs to attend Broncos games

    DENVER — The wait is almost over. The Broncos’ opener is two days away and if you’re going to the game, you know how expensive it can be. From jerseys to rally towels to tickets, Broncos fans spend a lot of money supporting the defending AFC champions. The average price for one ticket is about $88, 4 percent higher than last year. For a family of four, the average is about $482, which is slightly more than the league average. […]

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    PGA Tour finally back in Colorado; top players set to tee off at Cherry Hills

    CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — The first round of the BMW Championship will be held at historic Cherry Hills Country Club on Thursday. The world’s best golfers will tee off midmorning, marking the return of the PGA Tour to Colorado after an eight-year absence. Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson are bound to attract golf fans from all over the country to the third leg of the PGA Tour’s playoffs in the race for the FedEx Cup. Defending champion […]

  • schools

    Colorado schools receive ‘satisfactory’ report card for emergency preparedness

    DENVER — According to a report, Colorado schools and child care providers meet emergency-planning standards. Denver Public Schools administrators say they have measures in place to keep students safe after Colorado received a “satisfactory” report card from Save the Children, a nonprofit group that looks at disaster preparedness. NOTE: An earlier version of this story said Colorado schools received an “unsatisfactory” report card, but the Save the Children website was updated to show Colorado schools were satisfactory. Colorado received passing […]

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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 […]

  • Broncos running back Kapri Bibbs

    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 […]

  • cojacks

    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 […]