Award-winning journalist, Kristin Haubrich, joined the FOX 31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 team, as a Reporter in December of 2017. Before moving to Denver, Kristin was a Reporter at KOLD News 13 in Tucson, Arizona.

But Kristin is no stranger to Colorado. She accepted her first live-reporting job at KREX in Grand Junction, on the Western Slope. She also worked as a Reporter/Anchor in Colorado Springs at KKTV 11 News where she was honored to receive the Colorado Broadcasters Association Award for “Best Specialty Reporter during Breaking News.” Kristin was also notably involved in KKTV’s 130 hours of continuous coverage during the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012.

Kristin grew up in Minnesota, working with her parents and brothers in their family-owned Dairy Queen. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict, where she ran competitively in Cross Country and Track and Field. Kristin served as a captain and held the 1500 Meter school record. She was President of the Student-Athlete-Advisory committee and was also a Big Brother/Big Sister Mentor. After college, she qualified to run the Boston Marathon.

Kristin is thrilled to be back in Colorado! In her free time she enjoys, running, mountain biking, skiing the slopes, volunteering, reading, or hiking with her mini-Husky, Hudson.

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Recent Articles
  • Woman in custody after chase, fatal crash; sheriff defends pursuit policy

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock stands by his deputies’ decision to engage in a pursuit that ended in a deadly crash. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said 20-year-old Deanna Bixby was the driver of a black Mitsubishi that sped away from deputies on Wednesday morning. She then crashed into a civilian’s vehicle at South Santa Fe Drive and West Mineral Avenue, killing two people. Dashcam video released by the sheriff’s office shows the black vehicle going […]

  • 2 people killed in crash following pursuit in Littleton

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Two people were killed in a crash following a high-speed pursuit on South Santa Fe Drive near the Aspen Grove shopping center early Wednesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. The high-speed chase started around 2:30 a.m. when deputies tried to pull over two vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed near Highway 85 and Daniels Park, the sheriff’s office said. Deputies began chasing the suspects, who were driving stolen vehicles, on northbound Highway 85. […]

  • “He used his hands, arms and feet to choke the animal” Officials say man acted in self defense to kill mountain lion

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A trail runner has been released from the hospital and is on the mend, after being attacked by a mountain lion on Monday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said he was able to kill the lion in self-defense. Horsetooth Moutain and Soderberg trailheads closed down again on Tuesday evening, as additional mountain lions were spotted near the scene of Monday’s attack. Wildlife officials said the runner did everything right. When the Mountain Lion came up on […]

  • Arapahoe County investigators believe disabled father was gunned down in ambush

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — Investigators are asking for help in solving the ambush death of a disabled father of six last month. Mark Davis, 48, was shot and killed outside of his apartment complex in Arapahoe County on the morning of Jan. 18. Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies said Davis was found on the sidewalk of the Centennial East Apartments with multiple gunshot wounds. The sheriff’s office said Davis was not robbed in the ambush. It believes he might have […]

  • Arvada jewelry theft caught on camera

    ARVADA, Colo. — Store surveillance video shows a woman reportedly stealing jewelry from a small business in Olde Town Arvada. “She just walked over and picked it up and put it right in her pocket,” said Jamie Hollier, the owner of Balefire Goods. Hollier remembers noticing the woman in her store early on Jan. 22. Hollier believes the woman was casing the place. The woman left and returned an hour before closing when Jamie was distracted. “I was busy with […]

  • Full-strength beer in Colorado grocery stores impacting local liquor sales

    DENVER – It’s been a month now since full strength beer hit the shelves of Colorado grocery stores and FOX31 is looking into the impact the new law is having on local liquor stores. “People are going out of business,” Carolyn Joy, Owner of Joy Wine & Spirits said. Many local liquor stores are on an up-hill battle, as their competition just got steeper. “Seems to be a common thing in this country, it’s another win for Corporate America,” Jared […]

  • DPS teachers rally, march for higher pay in downtown Denver

    DENVER — Hundreds of Denver Public Schools teachers took to the steps of the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday evening for a rally and march to demand higher pay as a potential strike still looms. “What do we want?” “Fair pay.” “When do we want it?” “Now” teachers chanted. When asked why she was at the rally, George Washington High School teacher Emily O’Ryan said, “So I can get a living wage and stop working a second job.” From the Capitol, […]

  • Man arrested for sexually assaulting several women leaving LoDo bars

    DENVER – Denver Police say a sexual predator is off the streets. Investigators used DNA to link 50-year-old Byron Whitehorn to four separate sex assaults in Downtown Denver. Police believe Whitehorn preyed on drunk women coming out of popular bars in LoDo. Offices say he would offer them a ride home, then force them to have sex in his car. Police believe there could be more victims out there and encourage others to come forward. Young women flock to the […]

  • Good Samaritan uses belt as tourniquet to help ejected RTD Train passenger

    AURORA, Colo. — An RTD train full of passengers derailed from the tracks on Monday morning. A woman was ejected out onto the street with serious injuries. “One minute you saw her and the next minute she hit the door and she was gone,” Ben Dennis said. A passenger was thrown from an RTD Light Rail Train. “It’s one of those situations you don’t feel like it’s real,” Dennis said. Monday morning started out as a typical commute for Dennis. […]

  • Parent of child with special needs concerned about substitutes in event of DPS teacher strike

    DENVER — With a Denver Public Schools teacher strike looming and thousands of substitutes ready to take their place in the classroom, a local mother is worried they won’t be qualified to teach her child and hundreds of others in the district with special needs. “The minute I told him (about the strike), he teared up and said, ‘Mom, no, we have to fight,’” Heather Bunch said. Six-year-old Gavin Bunch has formed a special bond with his kindergarten teacher at Denver […]

  • Denver Public Schools teachers vote to strike

    DENVER — Denver teachers have voted to start a strike. Union officials representing DPS teachers announced the strike Tuesday evening at the Knights of Columbus hall. The final day of strike voting occurred Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The first day a strike can start, legally, is January 28th. If the strike takes place, a spokesperson with DPS said, “our schools will continue to operate on their normal schedules. Transportation, food service, and after-school care (discovery link) will […]

  • DPS preparing for potential teacher strike

    DENVER, — FOX31 has new information on how the Denver Public School District will respond in the event of a teacher strike. DPS said they will pay substitute teachers more than double the normal rate, to keep schools open. Typically, a substitute will make $106 dollars a day, but with a strike, the district will offer substitutes $212 a day and $250 for retired teachers. Tuesday night is the final night for Denver Public School teachers to cast their vote […]

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