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Thomas is the Digital Content Manger for KDVR.com and KWGN.com He has worked as a digital journalist in Denver for five years now.

After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Thomas worked as a web writer for KMGH in Denver. In November 2012, joined the web staff at KDVR as Digital Content Manager.

Feel free to send comments to Thomas.Hendrick@KDVR.com or call 303-566-7590.


Recent Articles
  • Operations Technician – Part-Time

    KDVR FOX31 Denver and KWGN Channel 2 in Denver are looking for a part-time Operations Technician. Ability to perform various duties including floor directing, teleprompter, robotic camera system including post and commercial production is required.   Position includes audio, technical directing and knowledge of the NSI and Troll uplink systems or other duties as assigned by a supervisor. This position may be required to work late nights, early mornings and/or holiday sifts. Minimum of two years experience operating equipment in a […]

  • Is Frontier Airlines getting a new livery?

    Is Frontier getting a new look?

    DENVER — It seems that the planes operated by Frontier Airlines are getting a new look. The airline sent out plane white toy airplanes to several media outlets Thursday. The plane has a large question mark on the tail, which has been reserved for the airline’s famous animals. The package included an invitation to the company’s hangar on Sept. 9 to “see what’s next for Colorado’s hometown airline.” Frontier has been tinkering with its business model since it was purchased […]

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    Mystery of sailing stones in Death Valley may be solved

    DEATH VALLEY, Calif. — For decades scientists have been puzzled by the mystery of the “sailing stones” in California’s Death Valley. Boulders, some weighing as much as 500 pounds, were spotted in the desert with long trails behind them as if the stones had been pushed across the dry lakebed called the Racetrack. No one could figure out how the stones moved. Until now. Geologist Richard Norris and his team from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have found evidence that […]

  • The spire on the Four Season's Hotel in Denver was green after CSU won our fan competition Monday night.

    Skyline Showdown: CSU winning spire Facebook competition

    DENVER — It’s Rocky Mountain Showdown week between CU and CSU and we want to see your school spirit. The spire on top of the Four Seasons Hotel has been green the past two nights for CSU fans. The tally of votes Thursday morning was 2,029 for CSU and 1,315for CU. Remember, you can see the school colors of CU or CSU light up the spire on top of the Four Seasons Hotel Denver all this week.  All you have […]

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    Denver Police want 800 body cameras for officers in 2015

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department hopes to equip 800 officers with body cameras by 2015, the department said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters, police chief Robert White said the cameras would add a new layer of transparency to the department. It will protect officers from illegitimate complaints and “clear up those moments of conflict,” said White. “From my perspective this is really a no brainer,” he said. “I think citizens have the right to know what the officers are doing […]

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    Police name suspect in Littleton shooting; ask public to help find him

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Investigators in Littleton identified a man as a suspect in a fatal shooting and are asking for the public’s help in finding him. Joshua “Josh” Hoppe, 32, is wanted on a first-degree homicide charge for allegedly killing another man Wednesday night, police said. Police were called to an apartment complex on W. Peak Avenue and S.  Acoma Street around 8:05 p.m. after residents reported hearing gunfire. When officers arrived they found a 55-year-old man who had been […]

  • Corporate Tax Code

    7 things you absolutely must know about corporate taxes

    NEW YORK — Politicians are hopping mad because a spate of big U.S. companies are trying to escape higher tax bills by proposing mergers with foreign firms. But the real problem, most agree, is the corporate tax code, which hasn’t kept pace with the transformation of global business over the past 30 years. Some people think next year might be the year when Congress finally reworks how companies are taxed. A wonk can dream. In the meantime, there will be […]

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    Colorado opens first mental health crisis hotline

    DENVER — Gov. John Hicknelooper announced Tuesday the launch of the state’s first mental health crisis hotline. Mental health professionals will be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 844-493-TALK (8255). “We do not want to lose one more person to the tragedy of suicide, gun violence, substance abuse or mental illness,” Hickenlooper said in a statement. “Colorado made an unwavering commitment to redesign and strengthen our mental health service support system and this is a critical […]

  • Dawna Foxx was sentenced to five years in prison for embezzling up to $300,000. (Photo: Summit County District Attorney's Office)

    Former director of Breckenridge Film Festival given 5 years for embezzling $300K

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — The former director of the Breckenridge Film Festival, who pleaded guilty to embezzling up to $300,000 from the non-profit, was sentenced to five years in prison Monday. According to the District Attorney’s Office in Summit County, Dawna Foxx, 67, also stole thousands of dollars from her ex-husband and his former business partner. According to court documents, Foxx stole the money through fraudulent checks, credit cards and by writing herself checks from business accounts while she was the […]

  • Crash

    Accused wrong-way driver in I-25 HOV lanes may have been on drugs before crash

    DENVER — A driver going the wrong way on the northbound HOV lanes on Interstate 25 collided with another vehicle Friday afternoon. The crash involved a white Jeep and a black sedan. State Patrol investigators believe the woman who was going southbound when the HOV lanes were open to northbound traffic was driving under the influence of drugs. The Colorado State Patrol said the crash happened around 12:45 p.m. in the HOV lane near 60th Avenue. Both drivers went to […]

  • Ice Challege

    Dougco dispatcher takes Ice Bucket Challenge in hilarious video

    DENVER — A Douglas County dispatcher decided to join in on the Ice Bucket Challenge with a creative approach. The Ice Bucket Challenge is a national movement by law enforcement to challenge each other on social media to dump ice water on themselves. Participants donate $10 to the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund and challenge others to do so. Several agencies in the metro area have taken part in the last week including Arvada Police, Castle Rock Police,  the Douglas […]

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    Survey: Fewer CO high school students think marijuana is risky

    DENVER — A 2013 survey has found fewer and fewer Colorado high school students think smoking marijuana is risky to their health. Researchers have long been concerned about the effects of marijuana on the developing brain — teens and adolescents under the age of 25. Preliminary research has shown that early onset smokers are slower at tasks, have lower IQs later in life and even have a higher risk of stroke. The survey was conducted by the Colorado Department of […]