Matt Mauro anchors FOX31 News at 5 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on the weekends along with the weekend edition of Channel 2 News at 7 p.m. He’s also a reporter on FOX31 and Channel 2 weekday evenings.

Mauro comes to Denver from KPNX, the NBC affiliate in Phoenix. There he anchored the morning show and was a part of the station’s consumer investigative unit, Call 12 For Action. He also spent six months hosting the afternoon news and lifestyle show, EVB Live.

Prior to Phoenix, Mauro was in the weekday morning anchor slot at KRQE/KASA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he spent three years behind the desk of the city’s fastest growing wake-up show.

Mauro has also worked as a host and correspondent for Hollywood Dailies and Spotlight on ReelzChannel in Los Angeles and was a freelance host on various entertainment networks.

He started his career at KWCH-TV in Wichita, first as the bureau reporter/MMJ in Dodge City, followed by being the education reporter and eventually morning anchor on both KWCH and KSCW.

Mauro is a Tampa native who earned his BS in Telecommunications from the University of Florida.

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Recent Articles
  • Colorado preparing for potential flooding after above-average snowfall

    BOULDER, Colo. — Colorado could be in for potentially catastrophic flooding this spring and summer if the weather conditions are just right, according to scientists who study weather and hydrology. “We’re certainly primed to be quite vulnerable for some different kinds of flooding this year,” Dave Gochis told FOX31. He’s a scientist at NCAR, the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder. Gochis studies the flow of rivers and streams and how the weather affects that. “The potential is there […]

  • One year after Denver man’s death, parents plead for help finding the killer

    DENVER – One year after a Denver man was shot and killed in a seemingly random act of violence, his parents and police are still trying to find whoever is responsible. It was about 12 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, 2018 when Brad Kottke, 48, was walking home from the grocery store. He was at the corner of West 25th Avenue and Grove Street in northwest Denver when he was gunned down. “It was the longest day of our lives,” […]

  • Family remembers victim of unsolved fatal shooting

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Monday will mark three years since a snow plow driver was shot and killed in an office parking lot in Littleton. Whoever killed Jamie Villarreal still hasn’t been caught but that’s not stopping his friends and family from remembering him and making a new push for justice. FOX31’s Matt Mauro reports on the prayerful memorial held at the same place their loved one was gunned down.

  • King Soopers workers vote to strike

    DENVER — Nearly 12,000 King Soopers union workers could be just days away from going on strike. They voted for the strike Friday night after nearly three months of negotiations with the grocery store. Workers want better pay and benefits. King Soopers said the latest contract offer fulfills those demands. Employees had their second and final day of voting on a strike Friday. Leaders with their union, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7, spent the night counting all the […]

  • King Soopers workers voting on whether to strike

    DENVER — Approximately 12,000 King Soopers and City Market employees are voting on Thursday and Friday whether to strike. A “yes” vote would not necessarily mean the employees would walk off the job, but it would give them the opportunity to do so if negotiations fall apart. The United Food and Commercial Workers 7 (UFCW Local 7) have been negotiating since the end of 2018 and working without a contract since January. The union represents slightly more than half the […]

  • Colorado mountains remain on avalanche alert

    DILLON, Colo. – Colorado’s high country is still on alert for more avalanches. Since the beginning of March, there have been more than 250 avalanches in the state. “I have never seen anything like this before,” Ben Butler, the Summit County Rescue Group Mission Coordinator, told FOX31. “The storm cycle has been unprecedented.” The Summit County Sheriff’s Office volunteer team has about 65 members and trains once – sometimes twice – per week to keep people safe. They’ve been put […]

  • Breckenridge Ski Resort investigating avalanche; no injuries reported

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — An avalanche was reported at Breckenridge Ski Resort early Friday afternoon, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s office. The slide occurred near the Imperial Express SuperChair, which provides access to expert terrain. Sgt. Mark Watson with the sheriff’s office said the avalanche occurred about 12:30 p.m. north of the Imperial Bowl area of the ski resort. No one was injured, according to the ski resort. However, the Associated Press reports that a teenager visiting Colorado for spring […]

  • ‘I’m buried alive’: Driver caught in avalanche on Highway 91 speaks

    COPPER, Colo. — Drivers were hit by an avalanche that covered 100 feet of road on Colorado State Highway 91 in nearly 20 feet of snow, rocks and snapped trees on Thursday. Minutes after the road was reopened from a safety closure, everything went black for commuter Eric Borre who was driving his 2006 Subaru Outback to work as a snowcat driver. “All I saw was a tidal wave, sun gets shaded out,” Boree said. “And I’m getting pushed and I […]

  • Local father furious about huge bill for 1-minute ER visit

    LONE TREE, Colo. – A local father is furious after he says he was charged thousands for an emergency room visit for his daughter that lasted less than one minute. “Oh, I was upset,” Todd Murphy told the Problem Solvers. “Quite frankly, I was fit to be tied.” The family’s ordeal began in 2018, a day after his daughter Mikayla’s high school graduation party. One of the family’s dogs bit Mikayla’s lip, removing a chunk of it. “All heck broke […]

  • Students at Highlands Ranch school try to prevent employee from being deported

    UPDATE: On Sunday, Wanjiru said he received calls from the offices of Sens. Gardner and Bennet. They said they would like to help and will be speaking with Wanjiru again on Monday. HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Students at Valor Christian High School are going viral as they try to prevent their school’s IT expert from being deported. Anthony Wanjiru grew up in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya and immigrated to the United States in 2011. He earned a master’s degree […]

  • White Fence Farm could become apartments

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. —  White Fence Farm, the famed restaurant and farm in Lakewood that shut down late last year, could become a big apartment complex. Crescent Communities is now working on plans to turn the farm’s property in a 260-unit, multi-story complex, called Novel White Fence Farm. Crescent didn’t give FOX31 specific details for the plans but has said it wants the apartment complex to improve the neighborhood and plans to keep the farm’s barn. However, many people who live nearby […]

  • Video games could become a high school sport in Colorado

    DENVER — Starting this fall, Colorado will begin a pilot program to make video games – Esports – an official high school sport. The pilot program from CHSAA, the Colorado High School Activities Association, is set to last three years and if all goes according to plan, Esports would be sanctioned a lot like traditional sports, such as football and basketball. However, the state plans to make them coed and there won’t be divisions based on a school’s size or […]

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