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.
DENVER — When the city of Denver spends money, the city council and city departments usually decide where that cash goes. But recently, people in one neighborhood had the chance to help spend more than a quarter of a million dollars – money the city collected from ticket sales from last year’s Grandoozy concert festival at the Overland Park Golf Course. In the last few months, the city’s hosted community meetings and conducted an online survey to let dozens of […]
BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado Highway 119 in Boulder Canyon will be closed for at least two days after a rockfall because of blasting on Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. The blasting was part of the highway’s flood construction project. It is being done to move the road farther onto bedrock so it will survive another major flood. Blasting typically brings down about 400 cubic yards of rock, but a blast Wednesday sent about 8,000 cubic yards of […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado Parks and Wildlife has a warning for people in Colorado: get ready to see even more bears. The animals are entering hyperphagia right now, when they can spend up to 20 hours every day eating as they get ready to hibernate. During this time, some bears can eat up to 20,000 calories per day. “Bears are going to be out on the landscape and that’s natural,” said CPW’s Jason Clay. “They’re all around us. They […]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos reached a 21-year agreement with Empower Retirement to rename the team’s stadium Empower Field at Mile High, the team announced Wednesday. The Greenwood Village-based company is the nation’s second-largest retirement plan provider. The company will have its name on the stadium through 2039. How much it is paying each year was not disclosed, but the Associated Press said it would average about $6 million a year. Temporary signage will be in place at the stadium […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Two people were killed in a fiery crash involving a semitruck and four other vehicles on C-470 in Jefferson County on Thursday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash happened about 11 a.m. in the westbound lanes between West Ken Caryl Avenue and West Bowles Avenue. The Colorado State Patrol said the semitruck was going eastbound when it crossed the median and went into the westbound lanes where it hit another vehicle. The semitruck, which […]
DENVER — Colorado Parks and Wildlife has a stern warning for people who live in wilderness areas: please bear-proof your home. This includes removing bird feeders, using bear-proof garbage cans, not putting trash out until the morning it’s collected, shutting garage doors and keeping house doors locked. If a bear gets food or trash from your home, state law requires you to legally remove the food source. If you don’t, you can be warned, then fined. CPW fines start at […]
AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Police have an urgent message for people who live in the Murphy Creek neighborhood: lock your car doors and take your garage door openers inside. In about the last month, at least six vehicles have been stolen from the area and two homes have been broken into. Police posted this surveillance video on Facebook, where they said a person stole a car from a home, then returned to try to steal another car. The thief was […]
DENVER — A family from Indiana says it’s dealing with an adoption nightmare and is suing an international adoption agency based in Centennial. The lawsuit against Chinese Children Adoption International, CCAI, was filed in Denver federal court this week. The suit alleges the family adopted three boys from CCAI between 2014 and 2016 and one of those boys brutally raped the two younger ones. The suit goes on to say that CCAI told the family the offender was 12 years […]
Jefferson County, Colo. — The number of reports for vehicles getting broken into in Jefferson County has increased dramatically in the last five years. New crime statistics show there were 1,073 reported break-ins in JeffCo last year. In 2014, there were 414. Investigators are once again reminding people to lock their vehicles and keep valuables out of sight. Just this week, a home security camera caught two young men breaking into cars early in the morning. They were casing a […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A surveillance video shows a young black man who was fatally shot by Colorado Springs police running from two officers before falling to the ground, according to the footage obtained by a newspaper. Colorado Springs police have said an officer shot 19-year-old De’Von Bailey on Saturday after he reached for a gun, but they have not elaborated, citing a pending investigation by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. The death of Bailey drew more than 60 people […]
DENVER – A few thousand people packed a high school gymnasium in Denver Friday night, to see one of the top-polling democrats who’s running for president. California Sen. Kamala Harris spoke to the crowd for about 30 minutes at Manual High School. She talked about her childhood and touched on her time as a district attorney and state attorney general. But mostly, Harris focused on her plans if she’s elected president, including protecting the environment, a Medicare-for-all plan and school […]
DENVER – The FBI is looking to hire 1,000 new agents in the next year and is focusing on diversity and women. That’s why the agency had one of its Diversity Agent Recruitment events in Denver Thursday night. “We’re trying to make our workforce look more like our communities,” said FBI applicant recruiter Michelle Fehringer. The agency is also trying to dispel stereotypes that it mainly hires law enforcement officers and former military members. “While we do hire those people, […]