Joe St. George is an Emmy award-winning journalist specializing in politics and breaking news for FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News.

Part of Joe’s responsibilities include covering the Governor, the General Assembly, the White House and Congress.

Since arriving in Denver, Joe has been part of the region’s biggest stories – from the drama of the 2016 election to the oil pipeline controversy in North Dakota, where he reported live during a blizzard.

In 2017, Joe anchored and produced a half hour documentary from the North Lawn of the White House entitled “President Trump Year One: Impact on Colorado.”

Joe is also one of handful of local television reporters to have covered oral arguments in front of the United States Supreme Court. Joe traveled to Washington D.C. for the landmark Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission hearing. When the opinion was issued by Justice Kennedy, Joe was the first local journalist to interview the controversial baker involved in the decision.

In 2018 Joe reported from South Korea and the DMZ – interviewing Coloradans about the threat posed by North Korea and the prospects for peace.

While at FOX31, Joe has helped develop the Truth Check Series which features fact checks of political candidates. Joe also routinely works with the station’s investigative unit and in 2017 won a Heartland Emmy Award for his six month investigation into the oil and gas industry.

On election night 2016, Joe was on the air for several hours — in prime time and in the morning shows — using interactive maps to demonstrate the results. Joe also led a political team of analysts live on air and online throughout the political season, co-anchoring the station’s coverage of the Trump Inauguration.

Over Joe’s career, he has held the political beat for KWQC in Iowa and WTVR CBS 6 in Richmond, VA. That makes Joe one of the few local television news reporters in the country to have covered politics in three swing states.

While in Richmond, Joe was a weekend anchor and extensively reported on the Bob McDonnell corruption trial, the Navy Yard Shooting, and the Baltimore riots. Joe also led his station’s coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to D.C.

Joe has conducted several headline making interviews during his career ranging from President Donald Trump to Vice President Mike Pence to Vice President Joe Biden.

Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, Joe attended The Catholic University of America in Washington where he graduated with honors from the Politics Department. During college he held internships at CNBC and NBC News.

Prior to entering journalism, Joe was a White House Intern, a New Media Director in British Parliament, and worked for his Senator and Congressman in our Nation’s Capital.

In his free time, Joe enjoys spending time with his nearly 30 cousins in the Denver area and checking out new golf courses with friends.

He currently sits on the Board of Governors of Catholic University’s Alumni Association and on the Young Professional Board for Colorado’s March of Dimes.

His personal motto? “When good food and good friends come together, I am the happiest.”

Joe is always looking for a good story, feel free to reach out to him on Facebook or Twitter.

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Recent Articles
  • Person of interest in Sheridan homicide no longer driving for Uber

    SHERIDAN, Colo. — The Sheridan Police Department is looking for a person of interest in a homicide investigation. Police say they found Chelsea Anne Snider, 31, dead at a hotel in the 2900 block of West Hampden Avenue around 8:15 a.m. on Sunday. Sheridan police say they are looking for Abbas Abdal Kathem Abed as a person of interest in Snider’s death. Abed is described as: 5’11” 160 pounds, thin build Brown eyes Brown hair with some balding     […]

  • Eldora, Nederland recovering after 94 mph weekend wind storm

    DENVER — It was a wind event that some say hasn’t been seen in years. “It was a pretty wild wind event, I mean a 20 or 30 year storm,” Sam Bass with Eldora Mountain ski resort said. Eldora had to close over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend because of wind and power outages. Gusts of 94 mph were measured in Nederland. “The main damage that was caused by the storm was on the Alpine Hill, a piece of electrical equipment […]

  • Bennet talks impeachment, healthcare during first Colorado town hall in 2019

    DENVER – Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet held a “Black Friday” special of his own: A town hall. Around 300 Democrats packed Montview Presbyterian Church in Denver Friday to listen to the senator during his first major town hall in Colorado of 2019. Now: For the first time in 2019 @SenatorBennet holding a town hall in Denver. #copolitics — Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) November 29, 2019 On the possible impeachment trial in the Senate, Bennet said, “if the facts don’t […]

  • Colorado Democrats plans for new laws may clash with busy 2020 political calendar

    DENVER — Colorado state lawmakers are less than 30 business days away from convening their annual session at the State Capitol. Earlier this year, Democrats who control the chamber, proposed sweeping and controversial changes to oil and gas regulations as well as the new “red flag” law. So what will happen in 2020? PAID FAMILY LEAVE Paid Family Leave will be a hot topic again with stakeholders meeting for months to determine the exact language. Details on that bill are […]

  • Denver minimum wage set to be highest in state: nearly $16/hour by 2022

    DENVER — It’s official: minimum wage in Denver is going up. On Wednesday, Mayor Michael Hancock signed the measure, which requires all private-sector minimum wage employees to see raises in the coming years. The new law sets forth the following rates: $12.85 an hour on Jan. 1, 2020 $14.77 an hour on Jan. 1, 2021 $15.87 an hour on Jan. 1, 2022 Breaking: Denver @MayorHancock signing into law a new minimum wage law – it will be $15.87 by 2022. […]

  • Hickenlooper does not stop to answer questions about ethics investigation

    DENVER — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is the Democratic frontrunner for the nomination to take on Sen. Cory Gardner in 2020, uncharacteristically did not stop to answer reporters’ questions regarding his ongoing ethics investigation. FOX31 political reporter Joe St. George noted it is the first time in his four years covering Hickenlooper that he did not stop to answer questions from members of the Colorado Capitol press. VIDEO: I have covered @Hickenlooper for 4 years. Today was the […]

  • $1 million condos a new reality in Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — In recent years, there has been significant media coverage of the metro Denver real estate market, with soaring rents and high property values. However, the booming market in northern Colorado — specifically Fort Collins — has not been covered to the same degree. Greg Schmidt, the president of Saunders development, says the Fort Collins real estate market has changed just as much as Denver’s in recent years. “This particular unit is north of $1 million,” Schmidt […]

  • Teamsters union members go on strike at Sysco plant in Denver

    DENVER — A strike is underway at Denver’s Sysco plant. The company distributes food to restaurants, school, hospitals, and other organizations. Teamsters Local #455 and their 300-plus members walked off the job Sunday night over a dispute with management over new rules regarding delivery and production. “Sysco foods is the largest food distributor in North America. We deliver to hospitals, restaurants and schools,” Herb Whitaker, the Teamsters’s spokesman, said Monday. In Denver – the teamsters w/@Sysco (refrigeration delivery) are on […]

  • Historic Colorado World War II site Camp Hale could become nation’s first National Historic Landscape

    DENVER — Camp Hale, located near Leadville, is one of Colorado’s most historic military sites. The site was a World War II camp for the 10th Mountain Division, which trained ski troopers to fight in mountainous regions of Europe during WWII. Now, the CORE Act, which has passed the U.S. House, could establish the camp as the country’s first National Historic Landscape. “I was trying to teach officers how to ski and officers are tough to teach anything,” 100-year-old World […]

  • New education report paints dire picture of Colorado public schools

    DENVER — A new report by the Colorado Education Association paints a dire picture of education funding in the state of Colorado. “This is the first time we have released a state of education report,” Amie Baca-Oehlert, president of the CEA, said Thursday. The report ranks Colorado as 47th in the country for teacher pay, 42nd in the country for per-pupil funding and 51st in the country (including the District of Columbia) for teacher wage competitiveness. According to report, 50% […]

  • Mike Coffman declares victory in Aurora mayoral race

    AURORA, Colo. — Mike Coffman declared victory in the Aurora mayoral race Thursday afternoon. According to results from the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office, former Republican congressman Coffman leads opponent Omar Montgomery by a small margin: 215 votes as of 5 p.m. Thursday, with 74,611 votes counted. However, Montgomery has not conceded the race. His campaign said Thursday that he does not plan to concede until every vote is counted. Latest @COSecofState numbers have Mike Coffman with a 214 vote […]

  • Law firm releases second Colorado priest abuse report, wants statute of limitation changes

    DENVER — Less than a month after the Attorney General of Colorado released a report regarding Catholic priests and sexual abuse in Colorado, another report was published Wednesday. Jeff Anderson and Associates published the document and held a press conference at the Denver Press Club Wednesday. The AG report documented 166 children abused by 42 Catholic priests. The Anderson report contained the identities, histories, photographs and information on 102 clerics accused of child sexual abuse in the archdioceses of Denver, […]

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