Macradee Aegerter is a small town girl from Southeastern Wyoming living her dream in the Mile High City.

Macradee joined the FOX31 and Channel 2 News team in August 2014 as a general assignment reporter. She develops enterprise story ideas each day and typically covers breaking news, crime, and community concerns.

Prior to arriving in Denver, Macradee was a News/Sports reporter at WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Mo. where she covered Friday Night Lights, the World Series Champs, Kansas City Royals and even the Kansas City Chiefs despite being a longtime Denver Broncos Fan.

An avid sports fan, Macradee started her career as a Sports Reporter at KGWN-TV in Cheyenne, Wyoming and soon became the first female Sports Director in the State of Wyoming and one of only 840 members of the media invited to vote for each year’s Heisman Trophy Winner.

In 2009, KGWN-TV named her the News Director, making her one of the youngest active News Director’s in the country. While working in Cheyenne, she sat down for an interview with Barack Obama, the first Democratic Presidential Candidate to come through the Cowboy State since JFK.

Macradee has a degree in Communication & Journalism from the University of Wyoming. Outside of work you can catch her exploring the mountains, golfing, fly fishing and going concerts in the outdoors. She is the proud mother of two rescue Italian Greyhounds and volunteers as a mentor with Denver Urban Scholars.

She wants to cover the issues that matter most in the community, so if you have any ideas or concerns, email her at

Recent Articles
  • Employees told to sign waiver before opening of Colorado Mills

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The Colorado Mills mall is set to reopen to the public on Tuesday. It’s been closed the past six months because of significant damage from a May hailstorm. But now some employees are questioning how safe the mall is and if it’s really ready to reopen. One employee who doesn’t want to be identified showed a release and waiver she said all employees have been asked to sign before they can enter the mall. She’s supposed to […]

  • Safe Haven law provides option for pregnant women who can’t care for newborn

    DENVER — A 16-year old Denver girl is facing murder charges. Alaya Dotson is accused of suffocating and killing her newborn child in the backyard of her Green Valley Ranch home. Police were called to the home the morning of Sept. 8 by the teen’s mom who found her daughter outside with the dead baby. According to court documents, Dotson told the Denver Police Department she didn’t know she was pregnant and after she gave birth, startled by her mother, […]

  • New developments in Golden homicide case

    GOLDEN, Colo. — 24-year old Austin Boutain was captured by police in Salt Lake City Tuesday, just one day after allegedly killing a student near the University of Utah during an attempted carjacking. It was police in Utah who asked Golden police to check on 63-year-old Mitchell Ingle, the registered owner of a truck Boutain was seen driving. When officers went to Ingle’s RV in Golden early Tuesday morning, they found him murdered inside. Later Tuesday, a detective, district attorney […]

  • FBI announces one of largest drug trafficking ring busts in Colorado history

    PUEBLO, Colo. — The FBI on Thursday announced one of the largest drug trafficking takedowns in Colorado history. The FBI called it a massive and historic seizure of heroin, all from within the city of Pueblo. The investigation started in December with a traffic stop by a Pueblo police officer. “If you’re here to bring poison and violence into the community, hell is coming to breakfast,” acting U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer said. Hell did descend on East Fourth Street in […]

  • Funeral homes concerned about monopoly after contract awarded for body transport

    DENVER — Metro Denver funeral homes are upset with the Denver coroner’s office after they say a new county contract awarded to one company could create a monopoly. From car accidents to crime scenes and unexpected and natural deaths, bodies must be transported to the office of the medical examiner before being released to a funeral home for burial. “He merely takes the body to the coroner’s office and then the family tells the coroner’s officer who they wish it to […]

  • 4-year-old hit, dragged by minivan suffered bruises, third-degree burns

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A 4-year-old boy was struck by a minivan and dragged a short distance while in a crosswalk in front of an elementary school in Westminster on Wednesday morning. The boy, Max, suffered scrapes to his head and ears, third-degree burns on his leg from the car’s exhaust pipe, and bruises all over his body. Max was walking to preschool at Skyline Vista Elementary School in Westminster with his aunt and cousins when a driver made a turn into the […]

  • 4-year-old boy expected to be OK after being hit by minivan

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A 4-year-old boy was hit by a car while on his way to school in Westminster on Tuesday morning. The Westminster Police Department said the child was walking in a crosswalk outside Skyline Vista Elementary at West 74th Avenue and Zuni Street with an adult and other family members when he was hit by a minivan. The female driver stayed at the scene, according to police. “I think she just didn’t see them,” said Xochito Valles, who […]

  • Denver teacher suing Trump over rollback of birth control coverage

    DENVER — A Denver private school teacher is suing President Donald Trump over his recent administrative rule changes allowing private employers to deny birth control insurance coverage. In the federal lawsuit, Jessica Campbell says she relies on birth control for medical reasons including to prevent ovarian cysts. Her attorney, Alan Kennedy-Shaffer says Trump’s rule changes violate women’s rights. On October 6th, President Trump implemented Interim Final Rules, effective immediately, allowing private employers, not just religious institutions or closely held corporations, […]

  • Man tells 911 ‘I’ve had a bad accident’ after plunging off road on Berthoud Pass

    GRAND COUNTY, Colo. — A 78-year-old man injured when his vehicle careened down Berthoud Pass was still recovering in the hospital Thursday night. The vehicle went off of Highway 40 and plunged about 380 feet down the mountainside on Saturday night. Seven agencies were involved in the rescue, including the East Grand County Fire Protection District, the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, the Colorado State Patrol, and Grand County Search and Rescue It was just after 6 p.m. Saturday when 78-year-old […]

  • Coloradans on edge as wildfires force family, friends to leave California homes

    DENVER — As the fires in Napa Valley continue to burn without containment, people in Denver worry about family and friends in the area. Chelsea Tipp lives in Denver but grew up in Napa Valley, and says dozens of friends and family members are in the process of evacuating, saying the fires are like nothing the area has ever seen. While sitting outside her downtown Denver office, she checked in with her mother back home in St. Helena in the […]

  • ‘Stop the Bleed’ class trains bystanders to save lives during mass shootings

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — One week after the mass shooting in Las Vegas that claimed the lives of 58 people and injured nearly 500 more, St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood is holding free public classes, teaching everyday people how to help and “Stop the Bleed.” It’s part of a national program started after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, initiated by the National Security Council Staff and the White House. In scenes of mass shootings happening across the country, like the one […]

  • Man sentenced to 80 years for killing teen maintains his innocence

    DENVER — From his Denver jail cell, a man convicted of murder spoke out Thursday. Keith Hammock was sentenced to 80 years in prison Wednesday for the 2016 shooting that left a 15-year-old boy dead and a 14-year-old boy paralyzed. It’s been almost one year since the teen boys hopped Hammock’s fence in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood, attempting to steal a marijuana plant from his illegal backyard grow. Hammock admitted Thursday that he fired what he called “warning shots” at the ground […]

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