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
  • CDOT preparing for busy holiday travel weekend

    GOLDEN, Colo. – Are you headed to the High Country for the long holiday weekend? You’re not alone. The Colorado Department of Transportation predicts this weekend will be the second busiest for ski traffic all year. More than 28,000 vehicles are predicted to pass westbound through the Eisenhower Tunnel on Friday alone. That driving could be dangerous because of a snowstorm and strong winds Friday. CDOT’s traffic management center in Golden is preparing for it now. It’ll be fully staffed […]

  • ‘Huge rat infestation’; Large homeless camp causing health hazard near Colorado Capitol, Lincoln Park closed

    DENVER — The Denver Health Department says a homeless encampment near the Colorado state Capitol has turned into a health hazard. The health department says about 97 people are camping in 40 tents at Lincoln Park. “The health department is closing the park to address the rodent issue. Please work on getting up and getting your belongings together.” — Emily Allen FOX31 (@EmilyAReports) January 15, 2020 Lincoln Park will be closed for several weeks due to a huge rat […]

  • Department of Transportation and Infrastructure updates timing of traffic lights in downtown Denver

    DENVER — Anyone who travels in downtown Denver experiences it; being stuck in traffic. It can often feel like we are stopped at every single red light on the street. Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is hoping to change all that. For the last year and a half, engineers have analyzed traffic patterns in about 200 intersections downtown, and on Saturday morning, they updated the timing of the traffic lights. “From a driver perspective, you should be able to […]

  • Denver renter: Apartment maintenance worker broke in, stole $1,600 cash

    DENVER – A Denver couple is furious after they say an apartment complex maintenance worker used an electronic key fob to break into their home and steal more than $1,000 in cash. Douglas Stiff and his girlfriend Sabrina Morse have lived at Post River North for almost a year. They told FOX31 they noticed $1,600 was missing from a drawer in their nightstand on New Year’s Day. “There were no signs of forced entry and we were extremely concerned,” Stiff […]

  • Denver councilman’s kids crack vintage safe at City and County Building

    DENVER — One mystery inside the Denver City and County Building has been solved. But two more remain. For years, a vintage safe has made its home inside the Denver City Council offices. Before that, it resided in the Denver Sheriff’s Department that used to occupy the offices. “Nobody’s got it open that we know of,” Denver City Council President Jolon Clark told FOX31, looking at the safe that’s in his office. “And so (it’s been) a mystery from my […]

  • Cherry Hills Village police officer returns to work after being shot in the line of duty

    CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. – It’s been almost 18 months since a Cherry Hills Village police officer was shot in the line of duty, while responding to a home invasion. Officer Cory Sack was shot twice and made a promise that he would get back to work and patrol on his own. That became a reality on Sunday. Officer Sack responded to a 911 hang-up call late at night on Aug. 20, 2018. He found a home in Cherry Hills […]

  • Uber, Lyft drivers accused of sexually assaulting passengers in Boulder

    BOULDER, Colo. — An Uber driver was arrested Thursday and accused of sexually assaulting a woman he drove home in February 2019. Mark Saunders, 41, is facing sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact charges. An affidavit obtained by FOX31 said the victim called Boulder police on Feb. 15, 2019. She told police that the night before, she blacked out after drinking three shots of tequila and three beers. She said she recalled being in a dreamlike state and seeing a […]

  • Man killed by police in southwest Denver identified

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department identified the man killed by officers in Westwood Wednesday as 20-year-old Gerardo Antonio Conchas-Bustos. At a press conference held Thursday afternoon, DPD Lt. Matt Clark said the shooting occurred about 1:12 a.m. Wednesday at a home at 901 S. Irving St. The incident started about 12:50 a.m., when dispatchers received a call about a weapons complaint. The male who called 911 met officers several blocks away near Irving and West Mississippi Avenue. The caller […]

  • Snow, high winds and crashes force closures on I-70 and in the mountains

    DENVER– A strong winter storm moved into the Colorado mountains on New Year’s Day. Westbound Interstate 70 closed at 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday west of the Eisenhower Tunnel due to multiple crashes. The Colorado Department of Transportation says there is no estimated time on when the interstate would reopen. High winds also forced a closure on Highway 93 from 64th Avenue to Highway 128. Arvada Police are assisting as Highway 93 is closed from 64th Ave North to Highway 128. […]

  • One dead after shooting at Town Center at Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred  at approximately 4:00 p.m. at Town Center at Aurora Mall Friday afternoon. A juvenile male, now identified as 17-year-old Nathan Poindexter, was found by police at JCPenney on the upper level with a gunshot wound. Poindexter succumbed to his injury after being transported to a local hospital. The store and mall were busy at the time. “We heard three shots that went ‘bang, bang bang,'” said Thomas Miller who was […]

  • Denver radio station cancels show after host says ‘nice school shooting’ would interrupt impeachment coverage

    DENVER — Denver radio station 710 KNUS canceled its “Chuck & Julie” program after one of the show’s hosts said a school shooting would help break up coverage of impeachment proceedings. On Tuesday morning, Chuck Bonniwell was complaining about media coverage of what he described as “the never-ending impeachment of Donald Trump.” Then Bonniwell said, “You wish for a nice school shooting to interrupt the monotony.” Bonniwell’s co-host and wife Julie Hayden immediately admonished him. “No, no. Don’t even say […]

  • CAIC: Avalanche danger to increase this weekend, avoid backcountry

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The avalanche danger is set to increase across Colorado this weekend. As of Friday night, there were avalanche warnings posted for Summit County and the areas around Aspen and Gunnison. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center expects to issue them for the Steamboat area and Front Range as soon as Saturday. “It’s really dangerous out there right now,” Mike Cooperstein, a CAIC forecaster, told FOX31 on Friday. “So, what we’re encouraging people to do is completely avoid […]

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