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Shaul Turner has covered everything from politics to celebrity news, joining FOX31 News in Denver from WXIA-TV (NBC) in Atlanta, GA where she was a weekday news anchor and franchise reporter. Shaul was previously the evening weekday anchor at WEYI-TV (NBC) in Flint-Saginaw, MI., host/ general assignment reporter at WLNS-TV (CBS) in Lansing, MI., and a writer and press associate for the U. S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C.

Shaul earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University.

Shaul is the recipient of two Emmy nominations, the CABJ “Journalist Of The Year Award”, the “Excellence in Journalism Award” presented by the Colorado-Wyoming Donor Awareness Council for her work in raising awareness of organ donation, the “YWCA Women Of Achievement Award” and the AALI Unsung Hero Award.

As part of her ongoing community commitment, Shaul is passionate about causes that benefit area youth and works with the Big Idea Project, launched FOX31’s “Reading Is Cool” event and coordinated a FOX31 Faces Of Hunger Summer Campaign in conjunction with the Food Bank Of the Rockies.

Shaul served as a host of the Dumb Friends League Pledges For Pets Telethon for more than five years and supports other animal programs in memory of her adopted dog Sybil and horse Sierra-Shambala. As well, Shaul hosted and covered Denver Polo Club breast cancer awareness events and served as an Evergreen Rodeo Queen judge and Honorary Rodeo Queen of the “Bill Pickett National Invitational Rodeo” to benefit scholarship programs.

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Recent Articles
  • Woman faces difficult challenges fighting breast cancer while homeless

    DENVER — Denise Milette has a place to stay for the night, but within hours, she’ll be looking for another place to call home. She relies on Medicaid for treatment of a rare form of breast cancer that affects the milk ducts. Milette showed her medical records to the FOX31 Problem Solvers, explaining an MRI found the cancer in the beginning, but it progressed very fast. “I was taking a shower and I found a large lump,” she said. She […]

  • Colorado doctors on front lines of fight against opioid addiction

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Drug abuse is now the No. 1 killer of adults younger than 50 years old, according to Dr. Donald Stader of Swedish Medical Center. Many people first receive powerful painkillers in the emergency room, then are given prescriptions to take home. The goal of a new project is to stop opioid abuse before any patient has a chance to become addicted. Stader, an emergency room doctor,  said the problem among those younger than 50 is frighteningly widespread, […]

  • Englewood man’s message about needing a kidney donor goes viral

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Ed Marquez is used to spending his time with horses, working as a wrangler with the noted equestrian drill team the Westernaires. But these days, he doesn’t have the energy after learning that diabetes has led to kidney failure. Marquez must undergo nine hours of dialysis each night as he waits for a kidney donor. “[It is] a very long wait on the transplant list. … I didn’t want to be inactive that long so we decided […]

  • FOX31 Problem Solvers: How the community is making a difference

    DENVER — The FOX31 Problem Solvers are making a difference and metro area residents are a big part of the effort. Lucero family helped When FOX31 viewers saw the heartbreaking story about the death of devoted wife and mother Shuvonne Lucero, the response was overwhelming. Father Robert  Lucero was also injured in the accident that took his wife’s life (they were hit by a drunk driver). Robert was left unable to work causing a financial hardship for the family.  Within […]

  • Company agrees to repair driveway, says Colorado weather tough on asphalt

    DENVER — Johan Stokvis takes pride in his yard, but when he installed an asphalt driveway four years ago, he didn’t imagine it would end up with cracks and holes, especially after paying $6,000 for it. “We had to cut (a portion) out and  fill it in because it was a trip hazard at night,” he said. Stokvis said the contract called for 4 inches of asphalt but it is thinner now and he said the problems began while the […]

  • How to stop unwanted ‘robocallers’

    DENVER — While many Denver residents don’t receive constant automatic recorded calls, or robocalls, from solicitors and bill collectors … nearly 1.3 million calls actually come from metro area businesses each day, ranking the city ninth in the nation for placed robocalls. Americans saw a 7 percent decrease in the number of robocalls but the latest research from the National Robocall Index by YouMail Inc. shows calls originating from metro Denver are on the rise. A whopping 39.5 million robocalls […]

  • Ohio sues drug companies over opioids

    DENVER — Ohio is suing at least five of the largest drugmakers in the country. They are the makers of Vicodin, Percocet, Oxycontin and other opioids that Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine said were sold and marketed as nonaddictive. Dewine calls them the spark that lead to the opioid epidemic. Even though other states have filed suit against the same companies, Dewine said Ohio has been hit particularly hard, saying it is overwhelming some of the states smallest and poorest […]

  • Firestone businesses build special-needs playground after school gets ripped off

    FIRESTONE, Colo. — It’s hard to contain the excitement at the Inspiring Talkers center for special-needs kids in Firestone. They’re getting a helping hand from three businesses and will soon have a much-needed playground. The school contacted the FOX31 Problem Solvers after a contractor took $15,000 raised by the community to build a fence to keep the children safe. The school said the fence fell apart weeks after it was installed and the contractor never showed up to fix it, […]

  • Trash causing problems in Denver neighborhood

    DENVER — Globeville resident David Acosta is fed up with people dumping putrid garbage in his neighborhood at night. “It’s just crazy. I wouldn’t go in their neighborhood and throw my junk,” he said. Now that the weather is getting warm, the smell is overwhelming. “Mattresses, trash, old trash bags, tires … there might be food in the bags still or whatever is rotting,” Acosta said. Acosta said Denver crews have responded to calls to clean up the mess before, […]

  • Rewards increased in homicide cases involving 2 Colorado veterans

    DENVER — They served their country, now  police are hoping someone will provide information that will aid in finding those responsible for taking their lives. Rewards are increasing in the homicide cases of 24-year-old Travis Mason and 63-year-old Richard “Gene” Hammond. Hammond, a retired Marine major, father and grandfather, was also the El Paso County school district transportation director. The Denver Police Department said on Valentine’s Day, Hammond left his home near Bruce Randolph Avenue and York Street to head […]

  • Mail mistake cancels widow’s 50-year insurance policy

    GOLDEN, Colo. — Shirley Leibovitz is facing life alone after losing her husband of 50 years. Adding to her misery, a letter saying the AAA Colorado home insurance policy she’s had for 51 years was canceled because of nonpayment. “I have never been late for any of our payments. My husband took care of it,” she said. Leibovitz contacted the FOX31 Problem Solvers because she sent her payment in on time, but the check hadn’t been cashed until after the […]

  • Sex traffickers using emojis to sell children

    DENVER — There are more than 1.5 million victims of human trafficking in the United States, according to law enforcement. Child sex traffickers are using emoji symbols such as smiley faces to lure young victims. The FOX31 Problem Solvers learned the symbols are found all over websites such as, where pimps are reportedly known to sell girls and boys as young as 12 and 13 years old for sex. Masters student Jessica Whitney found a way to crack the […]