Kim Posey is the weekend anchor on FOX31. You can also see her reports on FOX31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 during the week.
This Emmy award winning journalist has lived in Colorado for many years, and knows the area well. She’s traveled the state and the country covering everything from wildfires, to the JonBenet Ramsey case, to the Rockies trip to the World Series.
Kim came to Denver from Phoenix where she worked at KSAZ-TV as a reporter and fill-in anchor. She also worked at KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs and at KAAL-TV in Austin, MN.
Kim earned a Masters Degree in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She received a BA in Political Science from UCLA. Go Bruins!!!
Kim loves Denver. She has a busy home, keeping up with two little boys and their puppy named Lexi.
DENVER — It has been eight years since Zoe Royer lost her parents, but her story of resiliency is still inspiring others. On Dec. 27, 2011, Mark Royer shot and killed his ex-wife, Donna, in a McDonald’s parking lot in Parker. “My dad killed my mom in front of me and my sister, then later killed himself,” Zoe explained. Zoe was just 14 years old. Her sister was only 11. Their seemingly wonderful, suburban lives were forever changed. Zoe says […]
DENVER – Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children says the number of kids admitted to the hospital for RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) has more than doubled year over year. One of those patients is Clyde Little-Nissen. The six-month-old was diagnosed with RSV one week ago and admitted to the hospital in the family’s hometown of Casper, Wyoming. His mother, McKaylah Nissen, says there were some frightening moments. “At one point he woke up and he was blue, and there were four […]
PARKER, Colo. — Parker couple Kelsie and Joe Caprioglio still can’t believe their baby girl is here. “We thought we were going to lose her,” Kelsie said. Kelsie’s water broke when she was just 22 weeks into her pregnancy. She thought she would have to deliver or terminate. But she and her husband, Joe, were given another option: continue with the pregnancy knowing that the baby had less than a 10-percent chance of survival and wellness. “We were going to […]
DENVER — A bill to repeal the death penalty will be introduced at the Colorado Legislature Tuesday. Colorado has not executed a person since 1997. On Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union released a report declaring the state death penalty is expensive, ineffective and unjust. “It’s about four times as much money to prosecute a death penalty case,” said Denise Maes with the ACLU. She says the death penalty disproportionately affects people of color and there are too many false […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The tension with Iran has many Coloradans worried about terrorism. State officials say there is no known threat to Colorado at this time, but their overall message remains the same: if you see something, say something. Kevin McElyea is the director of the Colorado Information Analysis Center (CIAC). He says the office in Lakewood is staffed 24/7 to handle all the tips that come in. “Daily we can get information that is very concerning. And we certainly […]
DENVER — Survivors of the Aurora theater and Columbine massacres are coming together to support a national healing retreat for survivors of mass shootings. The Onsite Foundation just started taking applications for the “Triumph Over Tragedy” retreat outside of Nashville, Tennessee March 12-18. The retreat was inspired by Austin Eubanks, a former Columbine survivor who died last year. Eubanks had a dream of a healing refuge where survivors could work through their trauma and heal as a community. “Austin Eubanks’ […]
DENVER — A local blood bank is making an urgent plea to the community for donations after declaring a critical shortage of blood. Vitalant, formerly Bonfils Blood Center, has less than a two days’ supply of necessary blood types. A spokesperson says the supply hasn’t been this low in a year. Over the holidays, Vitalant received 21,000 fewer donations than expected. The lack of donations is possibly due to travel, weather or sickness. Currently, all blood types and components are […]
DENVER — A federal class-action lawsuit was filed Monday against Frontier Airlines on behalf of two Colorado residents who allege the airline failed to prevent, report and respond to sexual assaults of passengers. The women say they want Frontier to improve their policies and procedures for handling passenger-on-passenger sexual assault allegations, and they are also asking for monetary damages. One woman, going by the name Jane Doe, alleges that she was sexually assaulted by another passenger on a flight from […]
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. – It’s quite the holiday season for a young man in Castle Rock. Cellphone video shows the moment that Amanda Selman gives 21-year-old Ariez a car. “Congratulations, it’s all yours,” she said. “You’re serious?” he asked. Until recently, Ariez was living in an SUV in the parking lot of a restaurant in Castle Rock. He says his rent increased and he couldn’t afford it. Then, he didn’t have enough money for a deposit on a new place. […]
DENVER – Richard Farrell’s liver transplant story spans two states and two decades, but it came full circle with a doctor in Denver. The 52-year-old just received his second liver transplant. Both surgeries were performed by Dr. Tom Heffron. The two met 20 years ago in Atlanta when Farrell’s liver failed at age 33, even though he was not a drinker or drug user. “His liver failed emergently and he needed a liver in a day or two to survive,” […]
AURORA, Colo. — Colorado teen, Daniel Alvarado, spent the last two months collecting toys for kids at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Alvarado started the ‘Cancer Fighters To The Rescue Toy Drive’ 10 years ago, after his brother, Diego, was diagnosed with leukemia. “It made me realize that these kids didn’t get to spend Christmas outside of here, so, I thought at 6-years-old, why not bring Christmas to them,” said Alvarado. Diego passed away three years ago, but his family continues the […]
AURORA, Colo. — Scott Ferguson passed away following a battle with melanoma in April, but he was so touched by the nurses who cared for him in those final months, he asked his wife to set up a scholarship fund for students to attend University of Colorado College of Nursing. Ferguson was a husband and father who loved the outdoors. He was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma at the age of 49 and died in April of this year. His […]