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Tammy Vigil was born, raised, and educated here in Denver, CO. She joined FOX 31 News from KGUN-TV (ABC) in Tucson, AZ where she was weekend anchor and reporter. Previous experience includes being morning anchor/reporter at KRDO-TV (ABC) in Colorado Springs, CO, reporter for KFSM-TV (CBS) in Ft. Smith, AR and KJCT-TV (ABC) in Grand Junction, CO.

She interned for KUSA-TV ( NBC) in Denver, CO and was news editor and writer for the UNC Mirror in Greeley, CO. Tammy earned a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communication with a minor in political science from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. She graduated with honors.

On her hidden talents...

"I've become quite skilled at flawlessly applying my makeup while in the news van, barreling down the road, over speed bumps and pot holes. Some people poke their eye out doing this!"


Recent Articles
  • Dog in Commerce City, Colo. shot and killed

    Officials explain decision not to file charges against man who killed dog

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — No criminal charges against a man who shot and killed a family dog in Commerce City Saturday. The decision by the 17th Judicial District Attorney Dave Young deeply disappoints the dog’s owners. The Martinez family had gathered at their home in the 14800 block of E. 116th Ave. for their 5-year-old daughter’s birthday party, when their Lab-mix, Clifford, jumped their fence and attacked a Great Dane- mix. Moments later, a single shot would kill Clifford. And […]

  • Coloradans react to U.S. – Arab coalition launching airstrikes against terrorists in Syria

    DENVER — President Obama says participation of the five Arab nations in airstrikes against ISIS is a victory. A Syrian-American family agrees. But a Middle East experts says, not so fast. Nader Hashemi, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver says Obama is making a big deal about the alliance. He thinks it’s overstated. But a Syrian-American welcomes the alliance–anything he says that will help the Syrian people. “It’s about time. It’s about way […]

  • Group provides cannabis to vets suffering from chronic pain

    DENVER — Twenty-two veterans commit suicide every day in the U.S. An untold number of them die from drug overdoses. But a Colorado group says it has a solution to save some of these souls from their emotional and physical pain. A cannabis giveaway event in Denver drew about 500 people — most of them vets. “This is our biggest one so far,” says founder of Operation Grow 4 Vets, Roger Martin. The line stretched throughout the hotel. Vets everywhere […]

  • School bus outside Goldrick Elementary in Denver

    5-year-old goes missing from Denver school, was put on school bus by mistake

    DENVER — A 5-year-old boy went missing from his elementary school in Denver last week. His mother now questions her son’s safety at a place he should be protected. Last Thursday just before 3 p.m., the 5-year-old’s older brother went to Goldrick Elementary School at 1050 S. Zuni St. to pick him up. He signed him out. But there was no little brother to take home. And no one at the school could tell them where the little boy went. […]

  • Journalist and talk show host Meredith Vieira

    Meredith Vieira reveals she was victim of domestic violence; see red flags and prevention tips

    DENVER — Another high-profile revelation of domestic violence adds to the national discussion of the problem—and draws cheers from victim advocates. Accomplished reporter and talk show host Meredith Vieira revealing she was a victim of domestic violence when she was younger. “There was a night, we shared an apartment, and he threw me into a shower naked with scalding water, and then he threw me outside into the hallway,” says Vieira about her tumultuous relationship on her new TV show. […]

  • Rene Lima-Marin

    Group rallies for pardon of man returned to prison for 98 years

    DENVER — An Aurora man mistakenly released from prison and sent back to serve 90 more years is getting some help from religious leaders. Tuesday, Together Colorado gathered outside the Governor’s Mansion to pray for Rene Lima-Marin, 35, and his family. They also will deliver letters to Gov. John Hickenlooper and Attorney General Jon Suthers. The faith-based group is fighting against unjust sentences and for reform of a state law passed in the legislature in 1985 that doubled the prison […]

  • Auditions begin for marijuana-based reality show

    DENVER — Colorado opened up a new frontier in January when voters approved the recreational use of marijuana. Since then, it’s led to new jobs in the industry and tens of millions of dollars in tax revenue for the state and cities where it’s sold. Now, we’re seeing the entertainment industry come calling. About 200 people came out to audition for a new web reality show in Denver Saturday. The director of the project calls “The Marijuana Show” The Apprentice meets […]

  • Dozens of tires slashed in JeffCo neighborhood for 2nd time in 3 months

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Car after car – tires flattened. And residents are filled with frustration. “It’s a pain,” Varney Lapierre said. “Our tires slashed again — for the second time. But this time it was all four tires.” Vandals have now struck Lapierre twice – once on July 23 and again on Friday – for a total of six tires at $200 apiece. That`s why police suspect whoever did it lives in the neighborhood, and perhaps uses a hunting […]

  • Nearly a third of Mexican adults are obese, a recent U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization report says, topping even the United States, which comes in a close second at 31.8%.

    Study: ‘Fat-shaming’ doesn’t help obese people lose weight

    DENVER — Nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Many of them help prop up the $20-billion a year weight-loss industry. But a new study out of the UK says one thing that doesn`t work to help people lose weight is fat-shaming. The study surveyed 2,944 Brits over 50. The results were published in the Obesity journal. “How about this one? Does this look like it could match?” asks Rosa Gonzalez of her 10-year-old daughter. The answers come easy […]

  • Kristiana

    Domestic violence survivor explains why victims stay with their abusers

    DENVER — A survivor of domestic violence explains the reasons why women stay with their abusers after the very public knock-out punch Ray Rice planted on his then-fiancee’s face. The vicious punch forced one of the NFL’s best running backs out of the game.  And now, many ask, why his wife, Janay, is still standing by her man? “It’s really a feeling of not being in control anymore,” said Kristiana, a survivor of domestic violence, who asked we not use […]

  • Contentious meeting discusses troubled Denver Sheriff’s Department

    DENVER — A sizeable and vocal crowd spent their Saturday morning speaking out on reforming the troubled Denver Sheriff’s Office. The city holds the first of four community meetings at Manual High School at 1700 E. 28th Ave. The gathering follows several embarrassing misconduct and excessive force cases–including a multi-million dollar settlement with a former jail inmate. The sometimes contentious meeting brought out more than 100 people from the community. The city of Denver already has 40 recommendations on how […]

  • Demonstration of hash oil explosion

    Fire departments demonstrate extreme danger and risk of making hash oil

    DENVER — It’s a dangerous but profitable trend in drug use—and it’s injuring an increasing number of people. Aurora and South Metro Authority firefighters show us firsthand the explosive consequences of making hash oil. “Fire in the hole! Fire in the hole!” yells an Aurora Fire investigator. Firefighters twice recreate explosions uncommon three years ago—that uses common things you’d find in a kitchen or garage. A casserole dish, coffee filters, a bicycle pump and butane are all evidence in hash […]