Lisa D’Souza joined FOX31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 as a reporter in February 2019. She is thrilled to call the Mile High City home.

Before moving to Colorado, Lisa worked as a reporter in Kansas City for four years. She also spent time reporting in Lawrence, Kansas and Westchester County, New York.

Lisa is passionate about the power of journalism and her favorite stories to tell are those that empower people improve their communities.

While in New York, Lisa reported on protests in Times Square during the 2014 Gaza-Israel conflict. Lisa also has a strong interest in city and state politics, and she has sat down for exclusive interviews with key leaders in both New York and Kansas. During the 2012 presidential election, her reporting gained national attention by PBS’ Washington Week.

Midwest raised, Lisa hails from Wichita, Kansas. She is a diehard Jayhawk, graduating from the University of Kansas. While attending KU, Lisa spent her summers interning at Viacom, learning all she could about the future of journalism.

In her free time, Lisa loves the outdoors; she is a novice climber, and enjoys skiing, hiking and camping with her three-year-old Labrador, Larry.

If you see Lisa around, please stop and say hi!

You can email Lisa at lisa.dsouza@kdvr.com.


Recent Articles
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    DENVER– Denver is hosting its second to last town hall this month over a proposal to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021. The community is invited to attend Tuesday’s meeting at the Hiawatha Davis Jr. Rec Center at 6 p.m. The last town hall is scheduled for Tuesday, October 29 at the DPD District 1 station at 6 p.m. City leaders have hosted multiple town halls across Denver throughout October to ensure everyone is able to […]

  • Classes resume in Park County School District RE-2 despite teachers strike

    FAIRPLAY, Colo. — Classes resumed in Park County School District RE-2 on Monday despite a teachers strike now in its second week. After a week of no classes, the district said kids need to be in school. Some teachers chose to return and substitute teachers in the area are helping out. Some striking teachers say they’re not upset but will continue to be on the picket lines. Striking teachers wan an estimated $6,000 pay raise. The latest development over a professional […]

  • Negotiations continue in Park County RE-2 teacher strike

    PARK COUNTY, Colo. — After a week of no school for students in the Park County School District RE-2 due to a teacher strike, negotiations between teachers and the district continued into the weekend. Teachers say they want higher pay to help combat an issue with teacher retention. Tension is mounting between the two parties over a “professional agreement.” “They’re saying that we don’t have money and we’re saying that they do,” said Doug Freeman, a teacher and member of […]

  • Woman killed in shooting on West Colfax in Lakewood; 4 suspects at large

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A woman died following a shooting in Lakewood Friday night. Early Saturday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said officers responded to reports of a shooting at the Blue Sky Motel just after 9:30 p.m. Friday. The motel is located at 6205 W. Colfax Ave. When officers arrived, they found a woman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The woman was 32 years old. Her name […]

  • Negotiations to resume as Park County teachers strike drags on

    FAIRPLAY, Colo. — Negotiations are expected to resume on Friday afternoon as a teachers strike Park County RE-2 School District reached its fifth day. The strike is impacting an estimated 500 students and school has been canceled every day this week. A public board meeting was held Thursday night and had to be moved to larger room than usual. Talks picked up a few days ago, but there has been no progress to end the strike. Teachers have been on […]

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  • Aurora homeowner frustrated by Comcast cables left in yard

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  • Fort Collins woman spooked after being charged by moose

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  • Fort Collins woman unharmed after 2 moose charge at her

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  • Trial begins for Uber driver accused of fatally shooting passenger in Denver

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  • History and model making club seeks new home

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