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
  • Cases of mumps, chicken pox confirmed at Aurora ICE facility

    AURORA, Colo. – There are now confirmed cases of the mumps at chicken pox at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Contract Detention Facility in Aurora. The Tri-County Health Department told FOX31 there’s one confirmed case of chicken pox (varicella), one confirmed case of the mumps and one probable case of the mumps. ICE also said because of the isolated cases, 142 of the 1,279 detainees in Aurora are being cohorted, or grouped together because they may have been exposed […]

  • Denver PD’s plan to encrypt scanner traffic creates controversy

    DENVER – Any day now, the Denver Police Department could encrypt its radio traffic. The plan is causing controversy because some say it limits the free flow of information. The department has been in the process of encrypting all of its radio traffic — communication between officers and dispatchers — for months. The general public can listen to a lot of that radio traffic on scanners and smartphone apps. Some of that communication, including SWAT and surveillance chatter, is already […]

  • Animal Protection looking for witnesses to ‘horrific killing’ of cat in Denver

    DENVER — Denver Animal Protection is looking for witnesses to what it calls “the horrific killing of a cat” overnight in the city’s Lowry neighborhood. Charlie, a one-year-old tabby cat was found dead in the street across from Verbena Park by a neighbor, DAP said. The park is located at 1151 Verbena St., between E. 11th and E. 12th avenues. No specific details regarding the cat’s death were released. But DAP says there is reason to believe rocks were involved […]

  • Cloud seeding helps Colorado snowpack

    RED CLIFF, Colo. – Colorado’s ski and snowboard season has been nothing short of sensational. Resorts across the state saw this year’s snowpack nearly double that of last year’s. In fact, skiing and boarding are still happening at some resorts, including A-Basin, Breckenridge and more. For that, you can thank Mother Nature and possibly, a process called cloud seeding. “We are just adding a little bit of extra opportunity for snowflakes to fall that would naturally be available,” said Eric […]

  • Court documents reveal new details in death of couple, daughter at southwest Denver home

    DENVER — Court documents obtained Thursday reveal new details about the shooting deaths of a couple and their young daughter in southwest Denver last week. According to the affidavit and application for an arrest warrant, dispatchers received a call just after 9:30 p.m. on May 23 reporting the shooting. The caller said an 8-year-old boy had run to his home and said his mother, father and sister had been shot. Officers responded to the home in the 3000 block of […]

  • Couple, daughter killed in shooting at southwest Denver home; suspect in custody

    DENVER — A man, woman and girl who were shot at their home in southwest Denver on Thursday night are dead, the Denver Police Department said Friday morning. Police responded to the shooting about 9:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of South Golden Way, northwest of Highway 285 and Sheridan Boulevard. Neighbors identified the victims as Joseph McDaniels, his wife Althea and their daughter Christine. According to the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner, all three died from multiple gunshot […]

  • Potential delays, cost overruns at DIA become issue in Denver mayoral race

    DENVER — FOX31 has confirmed that developers associated with the Great Hall renovation at Denver International Airport have indicated the project could be delayed until 2025, with the project potentially costing at least $300 million more than originally thought. Now: Potential cost overruns and delays at DIA, first reported by @Briancbs4 now a topic at a debate @jamiefordenver: “we cannot let taxpayers foot the bill for essentially building a shopping center at the airport” @HancockforDen: “at no time will taxpayer […]

  • Colorado water rescue crews training for a busy season

    GOLDEN, Colo. — Rescue crews are now getting ready for what they think will be a busy summer season on Colorado’s rivers and creeks. “It sort of is a perfect storm,” said Captain Jeff Steinhoff, who’s with the Golden Fire Department and trains swift-water rescue crews from around the state. He’s concerned that a quick warm-up, coupled with the massive snow pack, could cause Clear Creek to rise quickly and put people who aren’t prepared in danger. “As that water […]

  • Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks, 37, dies at Steamboat Springs home

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Austin Eubanks, a survivor of the 1999 Columbine shooting, has died. He was 37. Routt County Coroner Robert Ryg said Saturday that Eubanks died overnight at his home in Steamboat Springs. The death was reported early Saturday morning. Authorities have not yet provided further details regarding the circumstances of Eubanks’ death. An autopsy was performed Monday. Ryg said there were no obvious signs of Eubanks’ death. A toxicology report will be completed in two to four […]

  • Graduation controversy continues at Victory Prep in Commerce City

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo.  – The on-again, off-again graduation saga for one local high school is back on less than 24 hours before the ceremony. Friday afternoon, Victory Preparatory Academy in Commerce City made a recorded phone call to parents and students telling them the charter school’s graduation ceremony was a go, and would be held at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park at 10 a.m. Saturday. That’s just 30 minutes before the ceremony organized by the community and the Rathad Mohamedb­hai law […]

  • Colorado tests new technology to battle wildfires

    BASALT, Colo. — Colorado is on the leading edge of technology to fight wildfires and is testing new and potentially life-saving tools. The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control Center of Excellence is partnering with Honda to test an autonomous ATV. “(It) is essentially an ATV with advanced sensors and different attachments,” said the Center’s Garrett Seddon. Seddon saw the ATV at CES — the Consumer Electronics Show — in 2018, then worked with Honda to test it on the […]

  • Some in Denver’s Virginia Village neighborhood fighting construction of cell tower

    DENVER — Denver’s Virginia Village neighborhood is in the middle of a controversy about a new cell tower that’s being built on the lot of a church. The tower is being erected by the Salem United Church of Christ, at the corner of Florida Avenue and South Grape Street. Many neighbors tell the FOX31 Problem Solvers it’s an eyesore and are now collecting signatures to have it removed. “I was pretty shocked,” said Lisa Merenius. “I had quite a mix […]

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