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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
  • 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 […]

  • Wife of Broncos player speaks about struggle with postpartum depression

    DENVER — The wife of a Broncos player recently opened up about a very personal struggle in her life to which many mothers can relate. Cornerback Chris Harris and his wife Leah recently welcomed their third little girl into the world. Life for the Harrises quickly got even busier. For Leah, when she’s not being a mom or wife, she’s running her own clothing line for women and kids, “Avie and Arie,.” She also helps run the Chris Harris Foundation. […]

  • Search and rescue team member’s gear stolen; reward offered for return

    DENVER — A search and rescue volunteer is out thousands of dollars worth of equipment. The Alpine Rescue Team said someone broke into a member’s truck and stole jackets, axes and mountaineering boots. Dawn Wilson said the theft happened in the Platt Park neighborhood in Denver late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. The Alpine Rescue Team is a nonprofit group that helps people when they need aid on the mountains. For example, if someone breaks a leg while skiing, […]

  • Denver women help undocumented immigrant mom reunite with her kids

    On Tuesday, Congressman Mike Coffman of Colroado’s 6th Congressional District sent a letter to President Trump demanding the president put a military general in charge of reuniting immigrant families who were separated at the border. Coffman wrote that in his recent visit to the border, there was confusion on the ground about how to make reunification possible due to the number of federal agencies involved. The congressman proposed appointing a general to coordinate the actions of all agencies to cut […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: Nutrition for women

    DENVER — This week’s 2 Your Health Wellness Wednesday topic is nutrients. Deborah Takahara and Erika Gonzalez spoke with Denver-based personal trainer Jourdan Baldwin to talk about essentials for a woman’s body. In the video she breaks down the top nutrients for women, why they are important, and how to get enough of them in a healthy way. Her list includes: Folate Calcium Magnesium Omegas Iron Whey Protein Join us on Wellness Wednesdays to hear top health and fitness advice […]

  • ICE detains fugitive during operation that concerns immigration advocacy groups

    DENVER — The arrest of an undocumented immigrant in Denver on Wednesday morning is raising concerns among a network of immigration advocacy groups in Colorado. A spokesperson for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says an undocumented immigrant male from Guatemala was detained around six in the morning on Wednesday during a routine enforcement operation. ICE officers stopped a van near an apartment complex on South Federal Blvd in southwest Denver. According to a statement, a person inside the van matched […]

  • Simple running tips will help you train for a marathon

    DENVER — Jourdan Baldwin joined Deb Takahara and Erika Gonzalez at the Channel 2 News studios to talk about something all three women enjoy: Running! Baldwin is a Colorado native, former cross country athlete, the cofounder of the Fresh Fitness app, and a personal trainer at Pura Vida in Cherry Creek. She shared her best marathon training advice. Watch the video to hear more on her top six tips. Tip #1: Test your love of running before you commit to […]