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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
  • Student journalist claims pushback after teacher strike coverage

    DENVER — Allegations of backlash coming from a Denver Public Schools student journalist. The high school senior says school leaders asked him to stop snapping photos from inside of his school during the teacher strike. Thomas Jefferson High student Joe McComb says he felt push back from substitute teachers and school administrators. He is part of the student journalism program. DPS limited access inside of schools during the teacher strike. Photos and videos form students were some of the only […]

  • Aurora woman discovers father is not related to her through DNA test

    AURORA, Colo. — Commercial DNA tests can open the window to a world of new information about family history. But that information isn’t always welcome and can have the potential to upend one’s life. Amber Malin of Aurora knows the power one test can have. About one year ago, she set out in search of answers after years of questions she could not ignore. “My dad has dark skin. My tias have dark skin and all my cousins the same. […]

  • Representative’s comments about lynching on MLK day raising questions

    A moment meant to highlight the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. raised questions Monday night. The controversy centered around what Republican Rep. Lori Saine said about the history lynching in America. On Friday, she spoke on the floor about a resolution commemorating MLK. “We are standing in the moral arc of history as we celebrate a reverend that changed history for all Americans. We have come a long way on that arc since that reconstruction when whites and […]

  • Women’s March returning to downtown Denver for third year

    DENVER — Less than one week from Sunday, a large crowd will gather for the third annual Women’s March in downtown Denver. The theme for this year’s march in Denver is “Listen, unite, act.” The first Women’s March happened on the same day of President Donald Trump’s first full day in office in January 2017. The event in Denver was one of dozens that took place around the world that day. The turnout stunned onlookers, including Regan Byrd from Denver. […]

  • ‘Christmas Mitzvah’ event contributes to 16 charities

    DENVER — To some, giving and faith intersect this time of year. Hundreds of people in Denver are celebrating ‘Christmas Mitzvah’. It’s a special tradition in the local Jewish community that uses this time of year to give back. The event is organized by Jewish Colorado. Volunteers helped 16 different organizations through their work today.  FOX31’s Erika Gonzales reports.

  • New Denver rehab center takes action to address opioid crisis

    DENVER — A Denver clinic is hoping to play a role in addressing the opioid crisis. Urban Peaks Rehab recently opened their office near Lafayette Street and East Colfax Avenue. They offer an environment that focuses on allowing addicts to feel understood. According to clinic manager, Kristin Barbieri, every staff member is in drug addiction recovery themselves. “So we genuinely feel when you come in, we know what you are going through. We know what your family is going through. […]

  • Search suspended for missing 20-year-old in Longs Peak area

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. — The search for a missing 20-year-old hiker is suspended according to a spokesperson with Rocky Mountain National Park. An update released Tuesday evening described the seven-day search crews have engaged in so far which has yielded few clues. Micah Tice was reportedly last seen the morning of Saturday November 24 near the Battle Mountain area. Hikers who say they saw Tice said he was wearing a black sweatshirt, black sweatpants, a black hat, black […]

  • Search crews continue searching for Micah Tice in Longs Peak area

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. — The search continued for a missing hiker in Rocky Mountain National Park on Thursday. Crews received critical new information. Micah Tice has not been seen since Saturday morning when he was on a hike in the Longs Peak area. Tice’s family is not losing hope. On Thursday afternoon, search crews said they spoke to individuals who saw Tice hiking on Saturday morning. His mother Janice said details from that very interaction are telling of […]

  • Rescued Chihuahuas from New Mexico start arriving in Colorado for adoption

    DENVER — Nine of the 60 Chihuahuas discovered living in filth in New Mexico after their owner died, arrived in Denver on Thursday afternoon. The little dogs were greeted by foster parents and are available for adoption. The Animal Rescue of the Rockies helped organize the operation. The organization says the dogs are healthy, most have received their immunizations and they are well-socialized. Animal experts emphasize that anyone wanting to adopt consider whether caring for a pet will be a […]

  • Local veterans group taking care of fellow soldiers currently serving overseas

    DENVER — A local group of veterans is taking care of fellow soldiers serving overseas. The group of combat vets in northern Colorado are getting ready to send dozens of boxes to troops serving overseas. The Front Range Chapter of the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association has organized the project for four years now. It is all made possible by donations. They ship over non-perishable food, toiletries, pens, sharpies, sports drinks and hot chocolate. They will send anything within reason they […]

  • Family left without recourse after food poisoning hospitalization

    DENVER — A Salmonella outbreak last November in Weld County has left a single mother whose daughter nearly died with no recourse. “She went through so much. We were so scared at that point,” said Maria Montes. Her then 10-year-old daughter Rosie nearly died after eating at Burrito Delight in Fort Lupton. Montes said, “She could eat nothing not even water. It would all come out. She would throw up everything.” She took her to the emergency room where she […]

  • Hundreds of dollars of gear stolen from volunteer’s vehicle in Larimer County

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A local search and rescue team asked for the public’s help after gear worth hundreds of dollars was stolen. The Larimer County Search and Rescue team hopes someone spots the stolen items. A post on the group’s Facebook page describes the theft happening near Wellington. The gear was stolen from one of the volunteer’s vehicles. Items taken include a climbing harness, carabiners and other climbing/technical gear. Medical equipment and a two-way radio with a custom antenna […]

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