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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
  • jeffco

    Count day a ‘critical marker’ for Jefferson County schools

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Thursday is count day in which every school district in Colorado keeps tabs on how many students show up to class, and the attendance affects school funding. There are no walkouts planned Thursday, but even if students skip class Thursday to protest, it won’t affect how much money the Jefferson County Public Schools receives. After nearly two weeks of student and teacher protests against the Jefferson County School Board, there is concern additional absences would affect […]

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    Cleanup continues day after heavy rain, hail pummel Denver metro area

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Cleanup will continue Tuesday after wild weather pummeled the Denver metro area on Monday afternoon. The storm system, which moved up from the southwest part of the state, dropped heavy snow on Telluride and Crested Butte before dumping up to an inch of dime-, nickel and quarter-sized hail in parts of Centennial and Highlands Ranch. Photos sent in by FOX31 Denver viewers showed hail flood portions of I-225, parking lots and backyards in areas south of Denver. […]

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    CDOT to give extra attention for winter travel along I-70 corridor

    DENVER — If you thought mountain traffic was bad over the weekend, it’s only going to get worse as winter gets closer. One week into fall and the Colorado Department of Transportation is already thinking of ways to ease congestion on Interstate 70. Like every year, it’s important to winterize your car. On top of the basic things, CDOT wants motorists to look at their tires and check the tread to help avoid accidents in the snow. In February, multiple […]

  • Teachers protest at Summit Ridge Middle School in Jefferson County on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (Credit: Chris Jose)

    JeffCo’s Summit Ridge Middle School doesn’t allow students out to protest

    LITTLETON, Colo. — More school walkouts are planned Thursday in Jefferson County as the tumultuous week at high schools is now affecting some middle schools. A walkout was planned for 8 a.m. at Summit Ridge Middle School, but the school did not allow the students out to protest. Parents are upset because the issue has become a major distract for their children. In an email to Summit Ridge parents, the school’s principal says in part, “It is important that our […]

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    Study: Denver ranks fifth nationally for man-made environmental hazards

    DENVER — The Denver metro area is a great place to live, but it’s also one of the country’s most polluted when it comes to man-made environmental hazards. Denver’s mining and industrial past might have skewed the numbers a bit. It’s sites like the old Gates Rubber Plant that left its mark on the environment. Demolition is ongoing with plans to turn the site into a mixed-use development. Denver County ranks fifth in the country for man-made environmental hazards in […]

  • Broncos Seahawks rematch

    Seattle radio station pokes fun at Broncos with trash talk parody

    SEATTLE — In the months, weeks and now days leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl rematch between the Broncos and the Seahawks, the trash talk is intensifying. The Broncos are on the road where the 12the man is king. When it comes to trash talking the Seahawks have that down on and off the football field. Even on the air, 710 ESPN Radio’s Brock Huard and Mike Salk have that Seahawks swagger. “The 12th man is going to have to […]

  • Trash talking ramps up in Seattle ahead of Super Bowl rematch with Broncos

    SEATTLE — In just two days, the Broncos get their Super Bowl rematch against the Seattle Seahawks. In the months, weeks and now days leading up to Sunday’s game, the trash talk is intensifying — and there’s a growing buzz in the Emerald City ahead of the game as the Broncos will try to avenge their 43-8 debacle in Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seahawks. Even on sports talk radio in Seattle, the radio guys are taking shots. ESPN Seattle […]

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    Broncos fans living in Seattle rooting hard for Denver win Sunday

    SEATTLE — In three days, a super rematch against the Super Bowl champions. The Broncos are headed to Seattle to face the Seahawks where it’s not easy to be a Denver fan. In the Pacific Northwest, the 12th man reigns supreme. “The legion of boom will put the hurt on,” said Bill O’Brien, a Seahawks fan. “It’s going to be like Super Bowl 48 again.” At Saint Andrews Bar and Grill, which is located a few miles north of Century […]

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    Broncos fans in Seattle gear up for Super Bowl rematch against Seahawks

    SEATTLE — In three days, the Broncos will have a super rematch against the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks have won 18 of their past 19 games at Century Link Field, and while the Seahawks reign supreme in Seattle, there are some Broncos fans in the city. And if you thought it was in Denver after the Super Bow, which Seattle won 43-8 over the Broncos, try living in Washington surrounded by the 12th Man. “We gotta come […]

  • 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 […]

  • flood

    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 […]

  • Broncos receiver Wes Welker

    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 […]