Drew Engelbart is an award winning journalist that joined the FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News team in July 2015.

Drew is a Colorado native, born and raised in Fort Collins, where he played baseball for state-powerhouse Rocky Mountain High School.

Before moving back to his home state, Drew was a sports anchor/reporter at KRIS-TV in Corpus Christi, TX for three years. He was also a sports anchor at KTWO in Casper, WY for two years.

Drew graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, and enjoys telling stories that inspire others.

Drew enjoys spending time with his family, Dad (Tim), Mom (Angie), and sister (Kierstin) live in Fort Collins, and plenty of friends throughout the state. In his free time, you’ll find him golfing or working out in the summer, and skiing in the winter.

You can send Drew an email at  Drew.Engelbart@KDVR.com

Recent Articles
  • New app will let you park near DIA for free, make money by renting out your car

    DENVER — A new start-up app will allow you to park your vehicle near Denver International Airport for free – but only if you’re willing to rent it out while you’re out of town. And you could make some money off it. The app is called Drift and it is a pilot program being launched only in Denver. Once you register with the app, you’re able to park near the airport for free at the USAirport parking lot. You go […]

  • Here are the healthiest counties in Colorado in 2019

    DENVER — What are the healthiest counties in Colorado? Did yours make the cut? How does living in a healthy county affect my health? All these questions were answered in a nationwide report released Tuesday morning. The study is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The rankings help counties understand what influences how healthy residents are and how long they live. It not only measures the current health of each […]

  • Colorado company creates app that will detect credit card skimmers

    BOULDER, Colo. — A company based in Boulder has created a new app that can detect if there is a credit card skimmer at gas stations. SparkFun Electronics were contacted by local law enforcement and were able to get enough information from those skimming devices provided by law enforcement that they created an app for your phone that can be used to detect skimmers. The app is called Skimmer Scanner and it is available for Android devices. It works by […]

  • Thousands remain without power, some stoplights in Denver not working after blizzard

    DENVER — Nearly 90,000 were still without power on Thursday morning including several stoplights in downtown Denver. Many stoplights along Speer Boulevard near Pepsi Center lost power during Wednesday’s blizzard and were still without power as of 6 a.m. on Thursday morning. RELATED: Xcel Energy outage map FOX31’s Drew Engelbart was on the scene Thursday morning as vehicles, buses and public-works vehicles all drove through the intersections creating a dangerous situation with several near-crashes, including one crash after 7 a.m. […]

  • Here are the safest cities in Colorado for 2019

    DENVER — A new report by SafeWise ranked the safest cities in Colorado. The report uses FBI crime data as the backbone of the report, combined with the population of each city – so some cities could be too small to make the cut. The state as a whole is slightly above the national averages for both violent and property crime. The majority of the cities are on the list for the second year in a row. And 85 percent […]

  • Home prices drop in Denver for the first time in 7 years

    DENVER — For the first time in seven years, the price of a home in the Denver metro area dropped year-over-year, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. February was the first month since 2012 that the median single family home price declined year-over-year in the Denver metro area, which includes 11 counties around the Mile High City. However, the median price for a home is still more than $430,000 in the metro area. RELATED: Read the full report […]

  • Virtual reality helping students with mental health issues at CU Boulder

    BOULDER, Colo. — Virtual reality technology isn’t just for gaming anymore. The University of Colorado Boulder’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services office is using the technology to treat students facing anxiety, depression and phobias – such as fear of heights, flying, public speaking or insects. “Virtual reality allows us to fully immerse students in environments that would otherwise be difficult,” said CU Boulder Counseling and Psychiatric Services Director Monica Ng. This new treatment has been very limited on college campuses until […]

  • There’s a talking gargoyle that is surprising visitors at DIA

    DENVER — Denver International Airport turned 24 years old on Thursday and the airport says not only has it got wiser with age – they’ve also got a little weirder. A talking gargoyle dropped by DIA to give travelers his two cents and surprise them with smiles and plenty of laughs. DIA likes to embrace the conspiracy theories and engage passengers in a unique way, to make traveling a bit more fun for passengers. The airport tells us that the […]

  • More people are going to work sick and spreading flu symptoms, doctors say

    DENVER — Widespread flu has been reported in 48 states and doctors believe that people are still going to work and school spreading the virus. According to the CDC, Colorado currently ranks as one of the high risk states for flu like activity with more than 2,000 hospitalizations and two deaths during this flu season. Some doctors say we aren’t doing a good job protecting each other. A recent survey of more than 1,000 full-time employees shows that 38 percent […]

  • The Denver Zoo needs your help to identify more than 40,000 animals

    DENVER — The Denver Zoo needs your help! The Zoo, along with Rocky Mountain Wild, set up cameras to monitor wildlife populations throughout Colorado. It worked so well, they now have more than 40,000 photos and need your help identifying the wildlife. Click here to go to the Colorado Corridors Project website to view the photos and learn more about the project. The Zoo says with your help they can analyze the data much faster than if they did it […]

  • ‘It’s all about the dogs:’ How you can go dog sledding in Colorado

    LEADVILLE, Colo. — If you’ve ever dreamed of riding on a sled with Huskies through the Rocky Mountains – there’s a place where you can do it right here in Colorado. The Colorado Mountain Mushers Club has been around since 1984 with most of the races taking place in Leadville. They have about 80 members and anyone can join – even kids. “It’s all about the dogs!” the club writes on its Facebook page.  And that could not be more […]

  • Toilet to tap: Castle Rock planning to reuse own waste water to create safe drinking water

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Although all water is recycled or reused, Castle Rock is joining a growing list of communities around the country that are changing the way its being done. After water is used in homes and businesses, it goes down the drain and is sent to their treatment plant. At the plant, its treated and released into East Plum Creek and instead of allowing that water to be lost to downstream communities, where other cities use their water, […]

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