Lisa D'Souza

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
  • CDC requiring screenings at 5 major US airports due to coronavirus

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Colorado health officials are waiting on test results to determine if there is a case of novel coronavirus in Lakewood. An adult patient is in isolation at St. Anthony Hospital as a precaution, recommended by the CDC a hospital spokeswoman says. Two cases of the deadly virus have been confirmed in the U.S. More than 800 cases have been confirmed in China, where the virus is believed to have began. The CDC is now requiring public health […]

  • Snowshoer embarks on “mission” to find stranger’s car key

    BOULDER, Colo. — A Denver snowshoer is ‘paying it forward’ on the trail, after jokingly setting out to find a stranger’s lost car key — and finding it. “I was stranded, I had no money, no purse, my cell phone was low battery,” said Jules Marie, of Louisville. Marie said she lost her key snowshoeing near Brainard Lake and had to rely on the kindness of strangers to get home. Later, she posted about her lost key on the All […]

  • Family feels misled and heartbroken after buying puppy off Craigslist

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A Wheat Ridge family is heartbroken and out nearly $2,000 after they were allegedly misled by someone on Craigslist selling a puppy. “They broke my family’s heart,” Richard Davis said. Davis says he bought a pug puppy, who they named Frank, as an early Christmas present for his two sons. “It was so much fun for about seven days,” Davis said. By Christmas Day, Frank was in the hospital; he was diagnosed with Parvo, according to […]

  • Concerns about animal health rise amid huge increase in number of pets imported into Colorado

    DENVER — A FOX31 Problem Solvers investigation revealed a soaring number of animals coming into Colorado could be putting pets at risk. The number of dogs being transported into the state has soared by an estimated 60 percent over the past six years, according to state officials. “We are having animals imported from everywhere,” Nick Fischer with Colorado’s Pet Animal Care Facilities Act (PACFA) program said. “Not only states around Colorado but as far away as Tennessee and Arkansas and […]

  • Breckenridge woman lobbies to ban sale of puppy mill animals

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — A Breckenridge woman has successfully lobbied four Colorado municipalities to ban pet stores from selling dogs and cats from puppy mills.  Since June, five municipalities including Berthoud, Breckenridge, Frisco, Dillon and Eagle have passed similar ordinances. “If you don’t allow the pet stores to sell the puppies and kittens, then puppy mills have no place to sell their animals,” animal activist Joyce Cohen, of Breckenridge said. Cohen says she has met with leaders in Fairplay, Silverthorne and […]

  • Loveland family frustrated after car totaled by driver involved in police pursuit

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A Loveland woman is still hoping for justice after her family’s car was totaled by a suspect trying to evade authorities in early December. “I have lupus and fibromyalgia,” Pattie Caster said. “The stress has really done a number on my health issues.” Caster says her family’s Ford was parked outside her home along East 16th Street when a suspect running from a deputy with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office hit the car. “I’m $6,000 out of […]

  • Sunday projected to be busiest day for holiday travel at DIA this week

    DENVER — Sunday is projected to be the busiest day for holiday travel this week at Denver International Airport, according to officials. “Well, it’s the holidays. If you’re going to travel that’s the way it is,” traveler Jane Fisher of Greeley said. More than 202,000 passengers are expected to travel through DIA on Sunday, 201,000 on Monday and more than 170,000 on New Year’s Eve. “Be sure you get here early,” Fisher said.

  • Nathan Poindexter identified as teen fatally shot at Town Center at Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — Kenneth Crowley of the Crowley Foundation confirms that 17-year-old Nathan Poindexter was the teen fatally shot while at the JCPenney at the Aurora Mall on Friday. “It feels real numb,”  Crowley said. “Didn’t get much sleep last night. The phone has been ringing off the hook.” Crowley says Nathan had been a member of his mentorship program for the past three years; he says Nathan attended a week-long summer camp at the University of Colorado in Boulder. […]

  • Firefighter injured in JeffCo apartment fire; suspect identified

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — One firefighter was injured and several people had to be rescued from their apartments during a fire in suburban Jefferson County Saturday morning. A man has been arrested on suspicion of starting the blaze. S REED ST UPDATE: SMFR & @WestMetroFire are on scene. Firefighters have rescued multiple people trapped in their units by fire. They are using ladders to windows on the outside of the structure to continue searching inside. One firefighter is being treated […]

  • More than 200,000 people will travel through DIA Sunday

    DENVER — Sunday is expected to be the busiest day of holiday travel for the week at Denver International Airport; officials predicting more than 200,000 people will travel through DIA on Sunday and more than 2.5 million people total throughout the week. “It’s more busy than I expected it to be.” Jarell Calderon of Minot, North Dakota said. “Right now, I’m on a 16-hour layover.” Jarell says he is an active air force member, who is visiting his family in Florida […]

  • Victims of Arvada carjacking speak out

    ARVADA, Colo. — The victims of the carjacking that occurred in Arvada Saturday night are speaking out about the shocking experience their family endured. On Saturday evening, Matthew and his wife Tawni, who prefer not to share their last name, say they had just returned home from a holiday work party. Tawni and their four kids were inside when Matthew returned to their truck to retrieve a home security system the family had just won at the holiday party. “I […]

  • Volunteers pay respects, place wreaths at headstones at Fort Logan cemetery

    People filled Fort Logan National Cemetery on Saturday, where volunteers placed wreaths on each headstone to pay holiday respects to those who have served. The annual event is organized by the nonprofit “Wreaths Across America.”

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