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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
  • Bark beetle outbreak expands in state

    DENVER — The bark beetle outbreak is expanding in Colorado and foresters are concerned. Every year, the U.S. Forest Service aerially monitors the health and condition of millions of acres across Colorado. The 2018 survey shows the bark beetle outbreak is spreading. Since 2000, spruce beetle outbreaks have killed trees on more than 1.8 million acres in the state and approximately 40 percent of the spruce and fir forest have been affected. Approximately 178,000 acres of high-elevation Engelmann spruce trees […]

  • One of busiest days of year expected Wednesday at DIA

    DENVER — The day after Christmas is always one of the busiest days at airports across the country as people make their way back from holiday travel — and Wednesday will be no exception. It will be a record-breaking holiday season as more than 100 million people are expected to be traveling. Flight-booking data from the past three years show most holiday air travelers return the day after Christmas, so Wednesday is expected to be a busy day at Denver […]

  • Massive new Gaylord Rockies Resort near DIA opens on Tuesday

    AURORA, Colo. —  After nearly three years of construction, Colorado’s largest combined resort and conference center is set to open on Tuesday afternoon. The Gaylord Rockies Resort and Conference Center, near Denver International Airport, will open at 12:18 p.m. and with more than 1.1 million room nights already booked, the resort will have a huge economic impact on our state. It’s estimated to generate more than a $7 billion of economic activity for Colorado during the next five years, with 2,500 permanent […]

  • There’s a place in Colorado that features ice from Antarctica that is 416,000 years old

    DENVER — A one of its kind place in the country features sheets of ice from Antarctica and you can see it for yourself right here in Denver. The National Ice Core Facility at the Denver Federal Center has 20,000 meters worth of ice cores in a freezer that is 36 degrees below zero and they allow visitors to go inside. You need special gear to go inside the freezer that features ice from Antarctica – some of the ice […]

  • Photos: First look inside massive new Gaylord Rockies Resort near DIA

    AURORA, Colo. — Colorado’s largest combined resort and conference center is getting ready to open its doors to visitors. The Gaylord Rockies Resort and Conference Center, near Denver International Airport, will open next month and has already booked more than 1.1 million room nights for convention visitors – with more than 80 percent of the conventions booked so far have never gathered in Denver before. RELATED: 10 facts about the massive new resort FOX31’s Drew Engelbart got our first look inside the […]

  • 10 amazing facts about the massive new resort near DIA

    AURORA, Colo. — The Gaylord Rockies Resort and Conference Center, near Denver International Airport, will open next month and will be Colorado’s largest combined resort and conference center. FOX31’s Drew Engelbart got our first look inside the building and you might be surprised just how much has gone into the massive new resort. RELATED: First look inside massive new Gaylord Rockies Resort near DIA Here are  10 facts about the building that may surprise you: It has over 1,500 rooms, including 114 suites and […]

  • ESPN’s Adam Schefter sheds light on Broncos season, talks memoir about 9/11

    DENVER — It’s no secret this season has been a rough one for Broncos Country. After losing six of their last seven games, the team has a record of 3-6 on their bye week and are on the verge of having back-to-back losing seasons for the first time since 1972. ESPN’s Adam Schefter might know the Broncos better than most. He covered the back-to-back Super Bowl Champion Broncos team as a sports writer for newspapers in Denver and continues to […]

  • Inside the new ‘Adventure Forest’ coming to the Children’s Museum in 2019

    DENVER — Construction is well underway on a major new exhibit at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus. The new exhibit is called the Adventure Forest and it’s an outdoor aerial adventure course that is designed to build confidence for kids and adults. It’s 500 feet long and features rope swings, a glass bridge, sky climb, 70 foot slides with rainbow prisms and a lookout that sits 90 feet over Interstate 25. “Children really benefit from outdoor play,” said Children’s […]

  • Archery dodgeball is the new sport that has people shooting arrows at you

    ARVADA, Colo. — Imagine playing dodgeball but instead of dodging balls, you’re dodging arrows flying every which way. That’s what you can do at Archery Games Denver in Arvada, a new concept that is becoming increasingly popular in Canada but is new to the United States. In archery dodgeball, two teams (made of 10 people each) start at opposite ends of the field with empty bows and when the whistle blows – they rush to the middle to grab arrows […]

  • Colorado professor developing app for firefighters battling wildfires

    DURANGO, Colo. — It’s one of the biggest risks for firefighters: How to get away from a wildfire when it gets out of control. A Colorado professor is working on a high-tech solution that could help save lives. The idea is for firefighters to have an interactive map such as like Google Maps that could tell them the most efficient escape routes and the amount of time it would take to get out of danger. Fort Lewis College professor Michael Campbell, […]

  • Report: Denver metro area roads ranked 17th worst in country

    DENVER — Colorado roads are ranked among the worst in the country according to a report. A report from TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group, says nearly half of the roads in the Denver metro area are in poor condition and it adds more than $700 a year in extra costs to drivers. The Denver and Aurora area ranked as the 17th worst road conditions in the country with 40 percent of major roads in poor condition. Colorado Springs […]

  • Permanent camera allows Denver police to scan license plates

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department is expanding its use of technology with the goal of catching violent criminals faster. The city installed its first permanent license plate reader at West Sixth Avenue and Federal Boulevard. The license plate reader program has been in place since 2015. Police have 11 attached to patrol vehicles, but this is the first permanent installation of the technology in the city. The system autonomously searches for license plates that are associated with violent crimes […]