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Justin Joseph joined KDVR/KWGN in December of 2010.

He’s thrilled to be back in his hometown of Denver.

A graduate of the University of Denver Law School, Justin worked from 2000-2004 as a Senior Deputy District Attorney in Denver, under then District Attorney, Bill Ritter.

In 2005, Justin left practicing law behind and moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming to begin his career in broadcasting at the local CBS affiliate. There, he hosted a local talk show and earned several awards for excellence in television reporting. In 2007 his love for reporting took him through Omaha, Nebraska where he worked for the local NBC affiliate.

Why the change from law to reporting?

“I always thought I wanted to be a legal analyst for a network. But, the first day I covered breaking-news, I knew I could never be tied down to only covering legal stories. I’ve thought about coming back home to Denver every day since I left five years ago. I’m excited to tell stories for a community I know, a station I respect, and for people I’ve grown-up with."

Recent Articles
  • CEC Middle College in Denver

    Response to incident using Denver’s new school security system raises concern

    DENVER — It was just before buses pulled away last Thursday morning when students say the alarm at CEC Middle College sounded. “I was in class and they told us to get down,” said Eduardo Vargas. He and other students were rushed to classrooms as security put the school in lockdown. “There was SWAT all over the place,” Vargas said. Most students were unaware that the reason for the lockdown was that someone or something mistakenly triggered the school’s new […]

  • Ashley Fallis

    Detective won’t face charges on accusations he hid evidence in young mom’s death

    EVANS, Colo. — Prosecutors in Weld County told Ashley Fallis’ family Wednesday that they did not believe they could win a criminal prosecution against an Evans police detective who investigated Ashley’s 2012 death. “I’m disappointed but I’m not surprised,” said Ashley’s mother Jenna Fox. Fox said in the hour-long meeting, prosecutors said they could reveal little since the criminal investigation against Ashley’s husband Tom Fallis is still underway. Fox said prosecutors have turned the case against Detective Michael Yates back […]

  • Police watch for speeders in school zones

    Denver police keeping close watch for speeders in school zones

    DENVER — Police in Denver are on patrol outside schools to protect kids. They’re warning drivers about speeding now that school is back in session. As parents drove up on school zones Monday morning, Denver police were there to remind them to slow down. Crystal Boylan says she appreciates the police efforts to keep people from speeding through school zones. “Usually around the beginning of the year we see a lot of police around here as well. People get the […]

  • Dairy Queen vanilla shake

    Dairy Queen management: Cleaning solution got into customers’ vanilla shakes

    THORNTON, Colo. — A trip to Dairy Queen for dessert turned dangerous Thursday night. The family visited the DQ in Thornton. They say they tasted trouble in their ice cream treat, and then they got sick. FOX31 Denver received emails from others who say the same thing happened to them. “He tasted something funny but thought it was off his hand and he said, ‘Mom, this shake tastes disgusting.'” Riley and his mom, Lisa Chase went to the drive-through at […]

  • Richard Kirk mug domestic homicide

    Court testimony: Man accused of killing wife while high on pot was allegedly deep in debt

    DENVER — The Denver man accused of murdering his wife while he was allegedly high on marijuana was supposedly deep in debt. That’s among the surprises that came out in testimony during a preliminary hearing in court Friday. The couple apparently had a big payment due to the IRS the next day. And they were having marital problems according to testimony. Additionally, Richard Kirk stood to benefit from a life insurance policy on his wife in the event of her […]

  • March and rally in downtown Denver

    Denver group holds prayer vigil, rally in unity with Ferguson

    DENVER — A protest and rally took place in downtown Denver Wednesday evening that was prompted by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The group “Together Colorado” gathered to show unity with the families in Ferguson. “We do not want to see children being killed,” says  organizer Sharon Bridgeforth. “That was a day before he was supposed to leave for college. That should never have happened.” The group joined a chorus of others that have marched and […]

  • Rally for peace on the steps of the state capitol in Denver

    Rally for peace in Denver marches through downtown

    DENVER — Hundreds gathered at 24th and Welton Tuesday evening marching on the state capitol. “I watched what was happening in Ferguson and decided I couldn’t sit any longer,” co-organizer Kenny Wiley said. He and others took to social media asking sympathizers to peacefully assemble Tuesday evening for the mile-long march to the capitol. Hundreds of people turned out. Denver police were watching.  Flanked by the police helicopter, police officers stood guard along the protest route closing down roadways allowing protestors […]

  • Chuck Morris, president of Anschutz Entertainment Group, Rocky Mountains

    Colorado promoter who knew Robin Williams from ‘Mork & Mindy’ days remembers his friend

    DENVER — 1979 was a different time, and nobody knows that better than Chuck Morris, president of Anschutz Entertainment Group, Rocky Mountains. “Robin was one of the funniest people I’ll ever meet,” Morris recounted. Shortly after Robin Williams became a TV personality in Mork and Mindy, Morris noticed his genius and booked him to play at Boulder’s Macky Auditorium. “We spent a lot of time together over a few days,” Morris said. “It was too much fun.” Morris has worked […]

  • Tezra is a talented young artist who happens to be among Denver's homeless youth

    Urban Nights Fashion Show to help Denver’s homeless youth

    DENVER — Experts say there is a crisis of youth homelessness in Denver. More than 900 young kids are on the street every night. FOX31 Denver is a proud sponsor of this year’s Urban Nights event, a fashion show and benefit for Urban Peak, which provides shelter and services. Some of the 900 young people will sleep outside the one safe place they know, Urban Peak, at 21st and Stout. Tezra is a young artist who uses the services. She […]

  • Denver Sheriff's deputies fire Tasrs at inmate

    New videos show alleged cases of excessive force at Denver Jail

    DENVER — The Denver Manager of Safety’s office released two new videos showing separate incidents inside the Denver Jail Friday. That happened just as a federal judge accepted a settlement where the city will pay a record $3.25 million to a former jail inmate who was abused in the jail and then sued the city. The videos are newly released but they are several years old. The city says its new policy is to release these videos after the discipline […]

  • Interim Denver Sheriff Elias Diggins

    CBI report: New interim Denver Sheriff has criminal history

    DENVER -- Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Monday that Denver Sheriff Gary Wilson will be replaced.

  • Rockies owner responds to fan’s complaint

    DENVER — A disgruntled Rockies fan took to the team’s website to voice a complaint. His venting didn’t go unnoticed as he received an email from the Rockies owner, telling him “if you don’t like the product, if you don’t like the experience, don’t come.” Justin Joseph reports.