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Matt Mauro anchors Daybreak on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 8 to 10 a.m., alongside meteorologist Christine Rapp. He’s also a reporter on FOX31 Denver News and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 News weekday afternoons and 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.

You can email Matt at Matt.Mauro@KDVR.com.


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    GILPIN COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials investigated a report of a bear attack at Golden Gate Canyon State Park on Wednesday afternoon and determined it was inconclusive whether it happened. CPW said a woman was injured while hiking with her dog on the Coyote Trail near Highway 46 and Mountain Base Road in Golden Gate Canyon State Park. Officials said they received the report of an attack about 1:30 p.m. The woman was taken to St. Anthony Hospital. […]

  • Controversy surrounds opening of Rocky Flats trails

    ARVADA, Colo. – This Saturday, 10 miles of hiking, biking and horse riding trails will open at the Rocky Flats National Refuge. Friday, a spokesperson for the Fish and Wildlife Service said U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke had heard concerns about the opening of the Rocky Flats trails and decided to delay it in order to gather more information. The spokesperson then said a review was completed and the trails will open as scheduled. Opening the trails is a […]

  • Vigil held for 18-year-old killed in Denver

    DENVER — More than 100 people gathered Thursday night to remember a man who was killed in Denver last week. Khobi Eiland was shot and killed and discovered in the street near 29th Avenue and Glencoe Street on Friday afternoon. The Denver Police Department is still looking for his killer and is offering a reward for information. Meanwhile, family members, friends and two grieving parents remembered Eiland as an outgoing young man and a great basketball player. “(He was) just […]

  • Celebration of life held for 9-year-old boy who committed suicide

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  • Flash flooding stalls cars in west metro Denver

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    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Hundreds of people got together Friday night to pray for a Colorado Springs police officer who was gravely wounded in a shooting Thursday morning. Investigators said Officer Cem Duzel was responding to a call early in the morning, when a suspect pulled out a gun and started shooting at him. Officer Duzel, 30, who’s been with the department for five years, is currently in the ICU at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central. That’s just steps away from […]

  • Lakewood police officer seriously injured in crash

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A Lakewood Police Department officer was seriously injured in a crash Thursday afternoon. Police said the crash involving one of its motorcycle officers happened about 1 p.m. at the intersection of Colfax Avenue and Vance Street. Colfax was closed between Wadsworth Boulevard and Teller Street for the investigation. A witness who said he was behind the motorcycle officer said the officer was headed west on Colfax when a white SUV pulled in front of him. He said […]

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