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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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    Dispute over allowing public at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge heads to federal court

    DENVER — On Tuesday, a federal judge will hear from both sides of a controversial plan to put hiking and biking trails on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to open 20 miles of the trails in September. Many environmental groups and others are suing the federal government to stop them from opening. In Tuesday’s hearing, they’ll try to convince a federal judge to prevent the trails from opening while the case makes […]

  • Veterinarians treat pets for free

    DENVER — More than 100 dogs and cats received free medical treatment Sunday, thanks to volunteer veterinarians. Many of the veterinarians are in Denver for the annual American Veterinary Medical Association and joined the Street Dog Coalition, organized by Fort Collins veterinarian Dr. Jon Geller, to provide veterinary medical care to a lot of people who could not afford it otherwise. Dozens of people lined up outside the Colorado Convention Center to have their dogs and cats examined, vaccinated and […]

  • Denver-area girl one of just 64 in world with rare genetic mutation

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  • 4 military planes help fight Colorado wildfires

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Four military cargo planes are now helping fight wildfires in Colorado. Two  C-130 Hercules planes arrived at Peterson Air Force Base last week from Cheyenne, Wyoming and Reno, Nevada and joined two others already in the state. The planes are outfitted with Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems, MAFFS, and can drop 3,000 gallons of water or fire-retardant in just six seconds. “It’s pretty intensive, just flying over these fires,” Staff Sgt. Annie Lepillez told FOX31. She’s […]

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  • Jefferson County Platoon reunites 50 years after basic training

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Two dozen veterans reunited Saturday to remember the 50th anniversary of when they enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. The men were all part of the 45 soldiers in the Jefferson County Platoon, the largest group to enlist at the same time in Colorado history. “I’m humbled by their service,” said Joe Sleevi, the former platoon sergeant who helped organize the reunion. “Each one of them has a story of their own courage, sacrifice […]

  • Walmart shooting suspect will go to trial

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — The man accused of shooting and killing three people inside a Thornton Walmart in November was in court Friday for a preliminary hearing. Scott Ostrem is facing six first-degree murder and 30 attempted murder charges. In court Friday, District Attorney Dave Young, of the 17th Judicial District, played surveillance video that investigators say shows Ostrem walking into the Walmart off Grant Street on Nov. 1, 2017 and firing seven shots from a semi-automatic handgun. Three people died […]