Chris Jose is a reporter/fill-in anchor for FOX31 Denver and Colorado’s Own Channel 2.

You can watch him weekday mornings on “Good Day Colorado” and “Daybreak.”

Since his arrival in August 2010, Chris has covered every major news story in Colorado including the Aurora Theater Shooting, the Colorado wildfires and floods, and the 2012 Presidential Debate at the University of Denver.

Chris also regularly reports on the Denver Broncos for both morning shows. In January 2014, he spent a week in New York City covering Super Bowl XLVIII.

Chris has won several awards, including three regional Emmy nominations for his reporting. The Colorado Broadcasters Association has recognized his work twice. In 2008, Chris was named Best Anchor by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters.

Chris began his career as a weekend anchor/reporter at KGWN TV in Cheyenne, Wyoming and later spent two years at KGAN TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa serving as the station’s weekend sports anchor/news reporter. He graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University with a degree in broadcast journalism.

In his free time, Chris enjoys watching the Broncos, playing basketball, working on his below average golf game, and exploring Denver with his wife, Jaclyn and dog, Chloe.

Chris is an active member of the Asian American Journalists Association. He regularly emcees the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival and the Filipino American Community of Colorado’s Philippine Festival. Chris also volunteers his time at the Asian Pacific Development Center and the Miss Asian American Colorado scholarship program.

Recent Articles
  • New pedestrian bridge causes parking problems in Denver neighborhood

    DENVER — Street parking on the east side of the newly constructed Interstate 25 and Evans Avenue pedestrian bridge has become scarce because of ongoing construction. “At one point there was parking on both sides of the street down here,” Beverly Glidewell said. “The bridge is done. The equipment should leave. What’s up with all of the pylons?” “It’s pretty hard. I usually drive three laps before I find a parking spot,” Shane Oakstone said. The pedestrian bridge opened three […]

  • CrossFit instructor injured by truck in hit-and-run still recovering

    DENVER — A popular CrossFit instructor who was hit by a truck while riding his motorcycle continues to a recover at Denver a hospital with serious injuries. Earlier this month, Shane Upchurch, 32, was involved in a hit-and-run crash on Colorado 119 and 63rd Street in Boulder County.  The driver of the box truck has not been located or identified by police. “He’s making progress everyday, but progress can be big or small,” said Arielle Upchurch, Shane’s wife.  “If he […]

  • Rockies play first home game without Troy Tulowitzki

    DENVER — After seven games on the road, the Rockies are back in Denver for a three-game homestand against Seattle. Monday’s game was the first at Coors Field in the post Troy Tulowitzki era. “We lost our shortstop and he’s been here for a long time,” Rockies fan Halie Alzes said. “I didn’t cry, but I did get mad and threw a few things, so I guess it’s kind of the equivalent.” At Coors Field, disappointed fans were seen wearing […]

  • Burglars target patio furniture in Denver neighborhoods

    DENVER — Burglars are stealing patio furniture in several Denver neighbors including Washington Park, Capitol Hill, Park Hill, and Montclair. “We came back after work and everything was gone,” said Capitol Hill resident Jerry Levin. Levin’s porch bench pillows and cushions were stolen on Friday. “When anybody takes anything without permission, it’s something that doesn’t make you feel very good. In the past month, a dozen similar cases have been reported to police. “Somebody had come up in the middle […]

  • Residents file lawsuit to stop housing development on golf course property

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A plan to build hundreds of homes on Applewood Golf Course is moving forward. The developer, Applewood West Holdings, wants to build an active adult community for people 55 and older. The community would include 300 to 400 homes with open space and trails. A lawsuit filed July 24 by the Applewood Property Owners Association says development can’t happen under the Minerals Preservation Act. RELATED: Lawsuit by Applewood Property Owners Association Under the statute, rezoning areas containing […]

  • Squirrel in Golden tests positive for bubonic plague

    GOLDEN, Colo. — Despite at least one squirrel testing positive for the bubonic plague in Golden, Jefferson County Public Health officials have decided not to cancel Buffalo Bill Days, the town’s biggest summer celebration. “Plague is difficult to catch and we felt any potential exposure would by very, very low,” said Craig Sanders, an Environmental Health Program supervisor at Jefferson County Public Health. “We’re assuming that it (bubonic plague) is probably present in the tree squirrels in the downtown area […]

  • Burglars hit same Denver small business twice in a week

    DENVER — A small business in northeast Denver was burglarized twice in one week. Employees at Inspection Specialties, located near East 39th Avenue and Peoria Street, believe the same men are responsible. Surveillance video showed a trio at work. A pickup truck, possibly a tan or gray Ford Ranger, was captured on camera. In a span of two nights, the burglars stole $25,000 worth of equipment including several generators. “I feel this is my home. It’s like them coming to […]

  • Police: Street race might have caused deadly crash in Littleton

    LITTLEON, Colo. — A deadly crash in Littleton claimed the life of a teenager on Saturday night. The crash happened on West Mineral Avenue between Santa Fe Drive and South Broadway Street. Police said the driver of an SUV was speeding westbound on Mineral Avenue, lost control and slammed into a tree in a median. Witnesses told police the Suburban may have been involved in a street race prior to the collision. “We’re looking into the possibility this may have […]

  • Mother of five killed in deadly stabbing in Castle Rock

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. —  A mother of five is dead and her estranged husband in the hospital following an early morning stabbing Saturday. Police responded to reports of a domestic disturbance in the Founders Village neighborhood around 5 a.m. Investigators say they found a 36-year-old woman dead from an apparent stab wound, and a 44-year-old man with critical injuries. Officers tell us the mother of five was living at home with her mother and brother to escape a domestic violence […]

  • Dine and dash: Bear breaks into shop near Estes Park, enjoys pies

    PINEWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Cherry Company has been a fixture along U.S. 36 near Estes Park for decades. The family business has seen its fair share of visitors through the years. But one visitor ate the goods and made a gigantic mess at the same time overnight Monday into Tuesday. It turns out bears like pies. A lot. Tourists stop into the store for the pie and the hearty meals. “We get a lot of tourists who head […]

  • Better Business Bureau warns about roofing company operating under different names

    DENVER — The Better Business Bureau of Denver/Boulder is investigating a roofing company that allegedly took thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims. The BBB says the owners, Aaron Lee Jackson and Mario Alberto Vasquez, operate several businesses with different names including: Hybrid Remodling Concepts, A Umbrella Roofing, Affordable Exteriors, Altitude Renovations, Hybrid Remodeling and Solar, Claims Adjuster, Home and Auto Claims Adjuster, Hybrid Remodeling Group, Hybrid Systems, MJN Sales, Prosales and Marketing, Jackson Roofing, and Amigos roofing. Some customers accuse […]

  • 7/20 Memorial Garden will honor victims of theater shooting

    AURORA, Colo. –A big week is coming up in the Aurora theater shooting trial. On Tuesday, closing arguments will be presented and the jury will deliberate hundreds of hours of testimony. When the verdict will come down is unclear, but there is one sure thing: Victims and their families will finally turn the page and move on from a lengthy and grueling trial. “I think it’s more of a chapter closing,” Megan Sullivan said. Sullivan’s brother, Alex, was one of […]

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