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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
  • 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 […]

  • Reward increases for information in Aurora cold case homicide

    AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department said Tuesday a reward for information in the homicide of Miguel Freyre-Vieweg has been increased. Police say the homicide happened on Sept. 28, 2016, about 8 p.m. in the 2000 block of Iola Street. Freyre-Vieweg was shot in the head and died in a hospital three days later. Investigators have not come up with any solid leads in the two years since Freyre-Vieweg was gunned down. Denver Metro Crime Stoppers increased the reward […]

  • Puerto Rican chef who lost dream after Hurricane Maria finds home in Colorado

    DENVER — One year ago, one of the most powerful storms in recorded history devastated Puerto Rico. For many on the island, their lives were turned upside down. For some, Hurricane Maria destroyed their dream. Puerto Rican chef Sebastian Ramirez says he lost the one thing he worked his whole life to build. “It was like my dream restaurant, doing exactly what I liked doing,” explained Ramirez. A  few years ago Ramirez opened Parcela in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It […]

  • Puerto Ricans in Colorado help in island’s recovery one year after Hurricane Maria

    DENVER — Thursday marks one year since Category 4 Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico, devastating the island. According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm caused $90 billion worth of damage. According to the Puerto Rican government, there were 2,975 storm-related deaths. After the powerful storm hit, people from the U.S. jumped into action to help. That included members of the Denver community. Today they said there is still a lot of work to do to help the island […]

  • Global leader in fight against childhood slavery visits students in Castle Rock

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A global leader in the fight against child slavery stopped by Castle View High School on Thursday. James Kofi Annan runs the nonprofit Challenging Heights. The group runs schools and programs to help kids in Ghana rescued from child trafficking. According to the organization, 24,000 children in Ghana fall victim to the worst forms of child labor annually. Annan visited the school to share information about his mission and how Coloradans can get involved. In a few weeks, […]

  • Denver woman recalls losing grandmother in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

    DENVER — Last year, Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico. The storm devastated the island. The impacts are still felt today. Almost one year later, a Denver woman shared the story of how she says she lost her grandmother in the aftermath. Issa Lopez, who runs a voiceover company in Denver, recalls feeling like she was punched in the gut when the category four storm made landfall. “I thought Erika, ‘Oh my gosh the elderly people,’” Lopez said. Then she thought […]

  • Broncos’ Brandon Marshall speaks about controversy surrounding NFL, national anthem

    DENVER — Controversy surrounding the NFL and protests during the national anthem continued Sunday. Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall was not on the field for the national anthem as it played at Broncos Stadium at Mile High during the season opener. Marshall made sure his fans knew why he chose to protest in this matter. He posted a video message on Twitter to explain his goal and how his fans can help. As you may know, I abstained from the national […]