Aristea Brady joined FOX31 Denver as an anchor in April 2014. She currently co-anchors FOX31 Denver News at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. with Jeremy Hubbard.
She is a familiar face to the Denver area, having worked at KUSA several years ago before leaving to work at WCCO, the CBS affiliate in Minneapolis.
Aristea is a Colorado native who was born and raised in Greenwood Village. She has a large extended family in Craig on the Western Slope, where they operate a sheep and cattle ranch and where she spent her summers growing up.
Aristea has won multiple Emmy awards for a broad range of stories, including breaking news, in-depth enterprise reports and health news.
Before WCCO and KUSA, Aristea held both morning and evening anchor positions at KTVX, the ABC affiliate in Salt Lake City. She also worked as a reporter at WKYT, the CBS affiliate in Lexington while in college.
Aristea is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she double majored in broadcast journalism and legal studies and minored in business.
Aristea and her husband welcomed twins to the world in March of 2016! She says motherhood is her most rewarding and challenging pursuit yet. When Aristea isn’t spending time with her “big fat Greek family,” you can find her working hard on her hobby of interior decorating.
DENVER — Last week, the FOX31 Problem Solvers introduced you to Juanita Marquez, a 34-year-old single mother who has stage 4 cervical cancer that has spread throughout her body. The staff at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital pulled together some money for gifts for Marquez’s three young children. That package of gifts was stolen by a porch pirate only to be returned later that same night. As they say, God works in mysterious ways. That porch pirate motivated us to […]
AURORA, Colo. — A metro-area woman and her children are celebrating what could be their last Christmas together. Juanita Marquez, a 34-year-old single mother, has stage 4 cervical cancer. “Of course, we can never say when someone’s natural passing is going to occur, but we know at this time… this needs to be an important Christmas,” said UCHealth Palliative Nurse Mari Kelley. In May 2018, doctors told Marquez the cancer had spread to her lymph nodes, legs and abdominal walls. […]
AURORA, Colo. — In our series “Little Miracle,” we have been sharing the story of an Aurora couple pursuing adoption halfway across the world. Brent and Kelsey Harris had to leave their son at an orphanage in Armenia with only a promise they’d be back. When the couple returned, the little boy seemed pleased his visitors were back. Calvin had a huge smile on his face when the Harrises returned to the orphanage. The couple spent an estimated 1,000 hours on paperwork […]
AURORA, Colo. — Monday night, we introduced you to an Aurora couple on a worldwide mission. Brent and Kelsey Harris are little people with big dreams of adding another person with dwarfism to their family. In part 2 of our series “Little Miracle,” we show you the first time they set eyes on the little boy they could one day call their son. “Since he’s been in the orphanage, he hasn’t left. So from 2 months old till 2 1/2 […]
AURORA, Colo. — The late actress Valerie Harper once said, “However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle.” For Aurora couple Brent and Kelsey Harris, it didn’t matter how a child came to them, it just mattered that it happened. This is the beginning of their journey that would send them halfway across the world. “I actually made a joke with my mom when I was a little kid that I`m never getting married, and that I`m going to adopt […]
DENVER — Last month, we introduced you to 99-year-old Ray Burns, our September Hero of the Month veteran, who looks and acts more like he is in his 70s. Burns, who lives in Stapleton, still drives and exercises daily. While that was enough to shock many of our viewers, there was one woman watching in Broomfield whose shock presented itself in a whole different kind of way. Judy Waligorski happened to have her TV on when our story aired, and […]
DENVER — If you make it to your 99th birthday party, what do you hope those attending will say about the life you’ve lived? For one Stapleton man, they talked about a full family life, 30 years of service to our country — including serving during three wars — and acting as a vital resource during the Cold War. “My [driver’s] license expired, and I got on the net, and it said, ‘OK, if you’re over 75, you’ve got to […]
DENVER — Josh Kuehl didn’t know he’d be receiving the Fox31 Serving Those Who Serve July Hero of the Month award, but when you hear about his continued dedication to the military, it’s easy to see why he was chosen. As a West Point graduate and former captain in the U.S. Army, his accomplishments speak for themselves. His service to his country doesn’t stop there. His non-profit continues to help veterans using the art of photography. Kuehl knows still photography is an […]
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — He’s the teenager people all around the nation are talking about — the Highlands Ranch Hero: Kendrick Castillo. Castillo died while rushing at the shooter. And his best friend tells us now the world knows what he knew all along. “Kendrick really was as many people say, the nicest person you’d meet. He always had a plan, he didn’t write it down but he always had a plan,” Charles Burroughs says of Castillo. Burroughs says he […]
AURORA, Colo. — Since freshman year, a group of upperclassmen at Cherokee Trail High School in Aurora has been dreaming of a title recognizing school spirit. It’s not Homecoming King, MVP or valedictorian; it’s “Mr. CT.” “Just try to show everyone that being in high school is more than just going to football games and school; it’s a lot more,” said senior Kobe Sconiers. As part of the competition, the boys are asked to participate in a talent contest. Sconiers […]
DENVER — Just four days ago, FOX31 introduced you to Darin – and in just four days, his whole life has changed. It’s thanks to the unbridled generosity of FOX31 viewers who recognized his heroics and wanted to pay it forward. We started an Amazon Wish List that went live on Friday afternoon. On the wish list you can purchase a gift card to a grocery store, to Walmart for clothes, or a Visa gift card to help with his […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Consider the guardrail that sits on the I-70 off ramp near Denver West Colorado Mills Parkway the chair at Darin Barton’s office. Barton has panhandled at that spot for years. “A lot of the people are not very nice,” Barton said. Despite that, Barton carries a sign that says, “Have a blessed day.” “There’s a saying that’s been around for a lot of years. It says, ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover.’ I don’t. I sit […]