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Matt Mauro anchors Daybreak on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 8 to 10 a.m., alongside meteorologist Christine Rapp. He’s also a reporter on FOX31 Denver News and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 News weekday afternoons and evenings.

Mauro comes to Denver from KPNX, the NBC affiliate in Phoenix. There he anchored the morning show and was a part of the station’s consumer investigative unit, Call 12 For Action. He also spent six months hosting the afternoon news and lifestyle show, EVB Live.

Prior to Phoenix, Mauro was in the weekday morning anchor slot at KRQE/KASA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he spent three years behind the desk of the city’s fastest growing wake-up show.

Mauro has also worked as a host and correspondent for Hollywood Dailies and Spotlight on ReelzChannel in Los Angeles and was a freelance host on various entertainment networks.

He started his career at KWCH-TV in Wichita, first as the bureau reporter/MMJ in Dodge City, followed by being the education reporter and eventually morning anchor on both KWCH and KSCW.

Mauro is a Tampa native who earned his BS in Telecommunications from the University of Florida.

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Recent Articles
  • Customers shocked at Aurora store owner shot in robbery

    AURORA, Colo. — The customers who frequent a neighborhood grocery store where the owner was shot during a robbery Friday are shocked by the violence. “She’s so kind,” Victor Trahan said of the 59-year-old Indian woman who owns the store. “She greets you with a smile every day.” The owner was working at the Village East Grocery on Peoria Street, just south of Mississippi Avenue, when an armed robber shot her, the Aurora Police Department said. A barber from the […]

  • Aurora’s High Line Canal cleaned up

    AURORA, Colo. — Hundreds of volunteers gathered Saturday morning to help clean up 11 miles of the High Line Canal. Aurora Water sponsored the clean-up, on a sunny and mild morning, to reduce pollution and improve the landscape of the canal that’s popular with walkers, joggers and bikers. The annual clean-up has been going on for more than 20 years. Michael Raugust and his family have been a part of it for the last few years, so they know that […]

  • Refugee children in Denver receive clothes, school supplies, more

    DENVER — More than 300 refugee children in the Denver area now have now clothes and accessories thanks to the Denver Health Foundation. The children went on a shopping spree of sorts at the Denver Health Refugee Clinic in Lowry. Their families have come to the United States from famished and war-torn countries, including Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. “They’ve come from some of the darkest places on the planet and have been through some very, very unspeakable circumstances,” said Robin […]

  • Oxygen equipment delivery delayed for 79-year-old, others who depend on it

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Some home oxygen equipment is getting delivered late to those who need it — sometimes later than 11 p.m. Paul Reimer recently received a replacement oxygen concentrator from Apria Healthcare at 10:30 p.m. “I don’t think that’s business hours,” Reimer said. His concentrator stopped working that morning. He repeatedly called Apria and said he struggled to get past the phone menu and ask a customer service representative for a replacement. “So, I called different numbers a […]

  • Back the Blue Cruise revs engines, raises money for Colorado’s fallen officers

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — Hundreds of car enthusiasts gathered in Brighton Sunday for the Back the Blue Cruise, to raise money for Colorado’s three law enforcement officers who have been shot and killed in the line of duty in the past three months. Douglas County sheriff’s deputy Zackari Parrish was killed on New Year’s Eve. Adams County sheriff’s deputy Heath Gumm was killed on Jan. 24. And El Paso County sheriff’s deputy Micah Flick was killed on Feb. 5. Larry Thompson Jr. […]

  • Colorado car insurance premiums rapidly increasing

    DENVER — Colorado is No. 3 in the country for rising car insurance rates, according to the latest study from The Zebra, a car insurance search engine. Its 2018 study reports that premiums in the state have increased 54 percent in the past six years. “Unfortunately, we are on a collision course with all those different risk factors in Colorado,” said Carole Walker, the executive director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association. Those risk factors include more people on […]

  • Fire investigation, cleanup continue

    DENVER — Two days after a fire ravaged an apartment building under construction in Denver, the investigation into what sparked the blaze continues. On Friday, dozens of investigators, including agents with the federal Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, combed through what was left of the building near East 18th Avenue and Emerson Street. Officials still have not said what started the fire that killed two construction workers and injured at least six other people, including a firefighter. Meanwhile, people […]

  • City of the future now in Denver

    DENVER — A model of the city of the future has opened in Denver and plans to attract city leaders, utility companies and real estate developers from around the world. Pansonic’s CityNOW opened in a 100,000-plus-square-foot warehouse off Pena Boulevard on Wednesday. The technology hub has been 1 1/2 years in the making. “We have the whole specter of what you find in a city,” CityNOW executive director George Karayannis said. This includes an autonomous self-driving shuttle that could soon […]

  • Next generation of pilots training in Denver

    DENVER — The next generation of commercial pilots is soaring into their careers thanks to Metropolitan University of Denver’s Mile High Flight Program. Every month, about 30 students from around Denver meet and learn about a different part of the aviation and aerospace industry. They’ve been to the University of Colorado and the Air Force Academy and are headed to United Airlines training center at Denver International Airport soon. On Saturday, they were in flight simulators at Metro State’s campus […]

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    President Trump’s steel tariff could have far reaching effects

    DENVER — The price of steel could be increasing, after President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement about adding a 25 percent tariff to steel imports Thursday night. “We are going to build our steel industry back,” President Trump said, in a West Wing meeting with steel executives. Currently, the United States imports up to one-third of its steel. That ends up being used in many different industries, including automotive and airplane manufacturing and construction. “It’s a huge part of what we […]

  • Jailed Mennonite investigator speaks out

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — An investigator, jailed for refusing to testify for prosecutors in a death penalty case citing religious objections, is speaking out from behind bars. Greta Lindecrantz, who is Mennonite, has been in the Arapahoe County Detention Center since Monday, when a judge held her in contempt of court for refusing to testify about her reports for Robert Ray’s defense. He was convicted of ordering two murders and is now appealing his sentence. “Jail is everything it’s intended to […]

  • Group considers RTD fare increases for A Line, other routes

    DENVER — An RTD working group will meet Tuesday afternoon and could recommend the transportation district increase some fares to help subsidize fares for youth and low-income riders. The Pass Program working group, made up of RTD staff and community leaders with an interest in transit, has been meeting for the past year. One plan being discussed would increase fares on the A Line from Union Station to Denver International Airport by $1.50. RTD would then use that money to […]