Erika Gonzalez joined the Channel 2  and FOX31 team in September 2015. She’s thrilled to call Denver her new home.

You can watch Erika weeknights on Channel 2 News at 11 p.m., Colorado’s only late news at 11:00.

Erika is a Florida International University graduate. She started her career working for a public relations firm in Miami, her hometown. She broke into TV news as an assignment editor for the CBS affiliate in Miami, WFOR.

In the winter of 2011 she moved to Myrtle Beach, SC where she accepted a job with WMBF. There she reported the traffic in the mornings and covered news stories throughout the Grand Strand. In 2013 she moved to Birmingham, AL where she reported for Fox 6 WBRC.

Erika loves to spend time with her husband and dog and lives for making memories with her friends and family. She enjoys cooking, reading, running, and learning. If you see her out and about, she hopes you’ll stop her for a friendly hello. Erika’s passion for her work and never-ending curiosity about the world around her means no story is too big or too small to cover.

If you want to contact Erika, email Erika.Gonzalez@KDVR.com.


Recent Articles
  • Do not buy pig ear treats or feed them to your dog, FDA and CDC warn

    ATLANTA – Consumers and retailers are being advised to avoid any pig ear treats, which authorities say could sicken people and their pets. The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control are working with state agencies to investigate 127 human cases of salmonellosis related to several types of salmonella with a suspected link to the pet treats, some of which originated from Argentina and Brazil. The CDC says people can get sick after handling the treats or caring for dogs that ate […]

  • CU study suggests women living near oil and gas wells are more likely to have children with heart defects

    DENVER — A new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus hits on a heated debate in Colorado over oil and gas production. The highlights suggest mothers living in areas with the most intense levels of oil and gas well activity were about 40-70% more likely to have children with congenital heart defects. “This may be something people may want to consider in the decisions they are making,” said the study’s senior author Lisa McKenzie, PhD, MPH, of […]

  • Baby in good condition after being dropped off at Cañon City fire station

    CAÑON CITY, Colo. — A southern Colorado father dropped  off his newborn baby at a fire station Tuesday morning. The moment was a first for Cañon City and the 65th case in Colorado history. Lt.  Shane Roberts with the Cañon City Fire Department says a days-old baby boy was dropped off by a young man at one of the fire stations. “He said he had found the baby outside of his doorstep — just outside of his house — and […]

  • Aurora police chief speaks on operation targeting online child sex predators

    AURORA, Colo. — Thirty-eight alleged child sex predators were arrested in Aurora as part of a nationwide operation, the Aurora Police Department said Tuesday. The two-month operation called Operation Broken Heart was led by the U.S. Department of Justice and in Colorado by the Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. The operation targeted people suspected of committing the following crimes: Producing, distributing, receiving or possessing child pornography Enticing children online for sex Sex trafficking of children Traveling across […]

  • Local chefs reflect on culinary icon’s life for Bourdain Day

    DENVER — June 25 would have been Anthony Bourdain’s 63rd birthday. Celebrity chefs Eric Ripert and José Andrés invited the world to share how they are celebrating Bourdain’s memory by sharing a post on social media and using the hashtag #BourdainDay. Bourdain was the host of “Parts Unknown” after a long career in the restaurant industry, a popular book and several other hit culinary shows. He took his own life last June after suffering with depression for years. John Hinman […]

  • 36 neglected horses arrive at Harmony Equine Center in Franktown

    FRANKTOWN, Colo. — Dozens of horses will get a second chance at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center. The horse rehab center in Franktown recently received 36 neglected horses from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office. The organization says it has received a total of 85 starved horses in the last two months. A spokeswoman for the organization, Maia Brusseau, calls the sudden influx unprecedented and says it is a reflection of the public’s intolerance and recognition of neglected horses. The […]

  • Restaurant Report Card: Food being held at unsafe temperatures a common problem

    DENVER — Each week, FOX31 and Channel 2 report on recent health inspections for restaurants in the Denver area. This week, we featured three locations in Denver. Two failed and one is a winner. Little India (Alamo Placita location) The restaurant failed with nine critical health code violation in April. The mistakes include: Inspector ordered food safety training for the operators and staff A large container blocked the hand sink Preparation hand sink did not have soap Inspector ordered 10 […]

  • Brighton man finds suspect after watching robbery on security camera

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — A high-definition security system helped one business owner in Brighton avoid a financial nightmare. The business and building owner says he took matters into his own hands after catching a suspected thief in the act. Mike Teater is the owner of an office building off of Highway 85 on Kuner Road. He says last week, he noticed a man on his security camera who appeared to be casing his building. He found it odd enough that it […]

  • Lawsuit against Colorado’s magazine ban heads to state Supreme Court

    The Rocky Mountain Gun Owners (RMGO) announced their lawsuit on Colorado’s magazine ban will go before the Colorado Supreme Court. The pro-gun group praised the move as a step in the direction after six years of firing back against the ban. In 2013, the democratic led House and Senate passed a ban in Colorado which prohibits the sale or possession of magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. It was one of several gun reform laws passed that years following […]

  • Dumb Friends League offering adoption discounts after rescuing cats, dogs from Pueblo

    DENVER — Dozens of cats and dogs are sleeping at the Dumb Friends League Wednesday night. They are getting another chance at a good home. The trouble started shortly after Paws for Life took over the Pueblo Community Animal Shelter at the beginning of the year. But in a matter of months, a state investigation shows not only were animals dying, the situation wasn’t improving. City and county leaders cite a lack of proper veterinarian care, poor cleaning and maintenance, […]

  • More animals rescued from Pueblo shelter arrive in Denver

    DENVER — Dozens of additional animals made their way to Denver from  the embattled animal shelter in Pueblo Thursday night. MaxFund Animal Adoption Center’s manager says they did not leave a single pet behind. The animals are the latest rescued from the Pueblo Community Animal Shelter. On Wednesday, the shelter’s new operators, Paws for Life, gave up their license after only taking over in January of this year. City leaders slammed the shelter for several serious violations, including poor vet […]

  • Oregon teen with rare cancer comes to Denver to meet sports heroes

    DENVER — A Portland, Oregon teenager is visiting Denver to meet members of his favorite sports teams. Martin Howe, 18, has Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma. He was recently released from the hospital after doctors said they did not believe they could do anything else to help, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Howe is estimated to have about three weeks to live. When people in Denver heard Howe is a huge Broncos fan, they made things happen for the […]

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.