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Alex Rose is a multimedia journalist who joined the FOX31 and Channel 2 team in June 2018.

Alex is a New Englander, growing up in Acton, Massachusetts and landing his first job as a TV reporter in Burlington, Vermont for WFFF/WVNY. There he covered major stories from the New York prison break, where two convicted killers broke out of the Empire State’s largest maximum security prison, to Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential run in 2016. He was also the station’s statehouse reporter in Montpelier.

The land of the pine called Alex to move back down south for his second job at WGHP FOX8 in High Point, North Carolina. It’s the same area where he fell in love with television journalism while attending Elon University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in television studies in 2014. At FOX8, Alex covered big stories, including Hurricane Matthew’s impact on the coast, wildfires in Gatlinburg Tennessee, and state politics in the North Carolina legislature from a controversial bathroom bill and elections in Raleigh.

Alex and his wife Stephanie moved to Colorado with their rescue puppy Layla, and have loved every moment of adventure from the Mile High City to the mountains. If Alex isn’t working, you’ll find him hiking, biking, exploring new restaurants, dog parks and tasting different craft beers.

Telling people’s stories is Alex’s passion. Journalism is the work of the people, for the people and by the people. Alex is proud to be part of the most vibrant community in the country, and can’t wait to tell Colorado’s stories one day at a time. If you have an idea, Alex would LOVE to hear from you (or just pick your brain about what makes Colorado the best state in the country). Shoot him an email at Alex.Rose@KDVR.com.


Recent Articles
  • Fort Collins man says father’s ashes were in package stolen from porch

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Imagine reconnecting with your father, only to lose him again. For Austin Baker, it’s a heartbreaking reality that has a new wave of grief. “We moved here. He moved to the East Coast and then he found me on Facebook about eight years ago,” Baker said, referring to his father. “He passed away two months ago, two days before Christmas. A year before that, he was diagnosed with stage-four bladder cancer.” Baker says after his father […]

  • Programs at Denver County Jail helping inmates improve mental health

    DENVER — It’s difficult for one to collect their thoughts within the walls of the Denver County Jail along Smith Road near Stapleton. Yet for a period of time, a half-dozen inmates find themselves removed from this environment, finding focus and relaxation. “It gives them tools deal with daily life at the jail,” said Enid Nieves with the Center for Trauma and Resilience. Nieves has been coming to the jail, teaching inmates yoga and small mindfulness techniques to help with […]

  • Denver first responders are incorporating yoga into training

    DENVER — Finding your center is an important lesson no matter your profession. For first responders, like the recruits for the Denver Sheriff Department, being able to maintain focus despite a challenging environment is critical. To help new recruits find this balance, the Denver Sheriff’s Department is thinking outside the box, incorporating yoga into their training. “It’s not just good for first responders, it’s meant for first responders,” said founder of Yoga for 1st Responders Olivia Mead. “It’s meant to […]

  • Face-to-face with a mountain lion? This equipment could help

    DENVER — Colorado Parks and Wildlife say it’s a rare occurrence to run into one of the roughly 5,000 mountain lions across Colorado, but if you do, it’s best to be prepared. The FOX31 Problem Solvers talked with one expert to get advice. “Make yourself appear large,” said Travis Duncan with CPW. “Put your hands up in the air, if you have a jacket it’s good to kind of hold that up behind you.” Duncan says get on a tree stump […]

  • Couple speaks about helping man who killed mountain lion: ‘He was just covered in blood’

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — After a northern Colorado man killed a mountain lion following an attack, a local couple helped him get to a hospital. On Thursday, the couple spoke with FOX31 and Channel 2 in an exclusive interview. Travis Kauffman, 31, of Fort Collins was attacked by the juvenile mountain lion at Horsetooth Mountain Park on Feb. 4 while on a 12-mile trail run. Noah and Rachel Wiarda were on the trail when they encountered Kauffman. “He was just covered in […]

  • Denver student journalists show dysfunction inside school during strike

    DENVER – After hearing the media wasn’t allowed inside Denver Public Schools during the first day of the strike, Joe McComb and other student journalists at Thomas Jefferson High School decided to be the eyes and ears of the community. “People have the right to hear and see the truth,” McComb said. “Seeing for a lot of people is believing.” They spent parts of their day scurrying from class to class, getting a pulse of what was happening, snapping photos […]

  • Resources available for parents during teacher strike

    DENVER — Courtney Knupp is worried about her son, Grant. Knupp is considering keeping him out of school because of the Denver Public Schools teacher strike, as he has special needs, requiring speech therapy. “He needs to be in school to get his education, but I need to make sure he’s getting a quality education,” Knupp said. “He gets so attached to people that I’m afraid that any substitute, no matter how good they are, he’s going to completely shut down.” […]

  • DPS parents uncertain about education quality ahead of possible teacher strike

    DENVER — Friday may be the last time Denver Public Schools parents pick up their kids without crossing a picket line. If negotiations for a new contract fail this weekend, substitutes and district staff will have to lead classrooms. Parents gathering outside of the Center for Talent Development at Greenlee Elementary say they aren’t sure how young students will handle having a substitute. “He looks forward to coming to school and being with his teacher, so that’s definitely going to […]

  • Unclear how many DPS substitutes will show Monday if teachers strike

    DENVER — If its teachers strike on Monday, Denver Public Schools officials plan to fill classrooms with substitute teachers and central office employees. But not every sub in the district is willing to go back to the classroom if it means not standing with their educator colleagues. “Walking into a strange school where the students don’t know me, the teachers don’t know me, I think would be a very, very difficult job,” said Susan Cooper. Cooper was a full-time teacher […]

  • Broncos fans: It’s about time Bowlen, Bailey got Hall of Fame nod

    DENVER — It’s the day Broncos fans have been waiting for years for, as owner Pat Bowlen and cornerback Champ Bailey were officially elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  “Pat Bowlen has been one of the best owners in the NFL for the longest time, really,” said fan Quinn Foster. Fans like Foster say it’s about time Bowlen got the nod for Canton. He’s happy for the Bowlen family, which has been through a lot in recent years with […]

  • Denver residents to vote on decriminalizing psychedelic mushrooms

    DENVER — Denver residents will soon have an opportunity to vote on whether psychedelic mushrooms will be decriminalized in the city. The Denver Elections Division announced Friday that the Denver Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative received the required number of valid signatures to be placed on the May 7 municipal election ballot. In order to get placed on the ballot, petitions must receive a number of valid signatures equal to at least 5 percent of the number of votes cast in the […]

  • Mom calls for reform after Safe2Tell used to bully her daughter more than a dozen times

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The past year has been frustrating for Robin Adams. The mother of two girls wants to do everything she can to protect her daughters, but lately has been feeling helpless. “We don’t know what to do about the situation,” Adams said. “There’s nowhere to turn. We can’t go to the school about it because they can’t give you information.” Adams says bullies are using Safe2Tell, an anonymous platform for reporting concerns in Colorado schools, to bully her […]

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