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As host of Colorado’s Best on Channel 2, Paula Haddock interviews and features a variety of local entrepreneurs, businesses, and charities. She has also launched two franchises called Paula’s Picks and Colorado’s Best Kids. In Paula’s Picks she profiles awesome restaurants, artists, and boutiques. And she loves to showcase extraordinary local students in Colorado’s Best Kids.

Before launching Colorado’s Best in 2011, Paula spent 21 years as a news reporter/anchor in several markets, including Denver and Colorado Springs. As a consumer advocate, she helped recoup millions of dollars for Colorado consumers. She’s been recognized with numerous awards, and received a letter of thanks from the Colorado Supreme Court’s Office of Attorney Regulation for her investigative reporting that lead to the arrest and conviction of a fake attorney who scammed several local families out of their hard-earned money.

Helping and supporting breast cancer patients is very close to Paula’s heart. Her mother Naomi, her sister Lisa, and mother-in-law Mary Lee are all breast cancer survivors, as well as a number of close, personal friends. And now Paula is a breast cancer survivor herself! Diagnosed in November 2016, with stage one breast cancer, she had a lumpectomy the following month, and is taking part in the IORT clinical trial. IORT stands for Intra Operative Radiation Therapy, which gives the patient one big dose of radiation during surgery, preventing daily radiation treatments for 5-6 weeks. She feels very fortunate to have discovered the very small tumor early with an MRI, and she did not have to undergo chemotherapy. Paula is also a board member of http://www.senseofsecurity.org, which helps pay monthly bills of local breast cancer patients undergoing treatment.

Anyone who knows Paula, knows she’s a dog fanatic and she’s super passionate about the Broncos. Paula and her husband, Jim, have called Colorado “Home” since 1997. They live near downtown Denver with their two dachshunds, Red and Ana-Banana.

You can email Paula at Paula.Haddock@KDVR.com


Recent Articles
  • Ski Cooper – 2018 Season

    Ski Cooper is all about pure, authentic, down-to-earth skiing.  Our mountain offers you 39 trails served by 4 lifts, spanning 400 lift-served acres.  And if you’re in the mood for an even bigger adventure, our snowcat skiing tours on Chicago Ridge deliver you long, epic runs on 2,600 acres of wide-open powder bowls and glades.

  • Paula’s Picks – Postino Wine Cafe – Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

    Postino Wine Cafe is one of Paula’s Picks and has four exclusive Postino wines to offer for Thanksgiving Dinner pairings.  And Postino is offering a Black Friday Deal, so when you buy $100 in gift cards, you get $40 in gift cards, free!  Just go online or stop by in person at 2715 17th St., Denver. Postino also offers catering for your holiday parties!

  • Paula’s Picks – French 75

    One of the most prolific restaurateurs in Denver has done it again!  Chef Frank Bonanno just opened his 10th amazing restaurant, called French 75.  It’s located at 17th & Stout Downtown.  Today the Beverage Director, Adam Hodak, shared some tips for creating the perfect holiday cheer. Make your reservations online or call 303-405-7575.  

  • Paula’s Picks – The Melting Pot- Restaurant Week

    The Melting Pot is celebrating Restaurant Week by offering a four-course meal, including fondue, salad, entree, and dessert for only $35 per person.  And as an added bonus they’re extending their offer through the entire month of March!  

  • FREE Personal Nurse for First-Time Moms-To-Be

    Beginning with Trust, Ending with Extraordinary Outcomes. Nurse-Family Partnership is a community health program that truly changes lives – for generations to come. Nurse-Family Partnership works by having specially trained nurses regularly visit young, first-time moms-to-be, starting early in the pregnancy, and continuing through the child’s second birthday. And it’s FREE! This is National Nurses Appreciation week, so we’d like to thank all nurses for helping improve health care for all of us, and let you know Nurse-Family Partnership is […]

  • Paula’s Picks – Winner of Norwegian Flights to LONDON

    Congratulations Terry Moore of Thornton, CO!  You are about to take off with Norwegian to LONDON!   You will also enjoy bonus prizes like Three Nights accommodation at one of Small Luxury Hotels’ 10 properties in London, a day trip to either Oxford and Cotswold or Bath, Avebury and Lacock Village (where parts of Harry Potter was filmed), courtesy of Rabbie’s Tours.

  • Paula’s Picks Giveaway – Phone Call with Norwegian’s Paris Winner

    We finally reached our winner! Tony Newhall called us on the set of Colorado’s Best Fox 31 to claim his prize, a Paula’s Picks Giveaway to Paris on Norwegian. Hear how his little dog, Buggles, had a role in helping Tony hear his name called out on live television!

  • Paula’s Picks Giveaway – Norwegian Flights to Paris

    Norwegian Air launches the first ever non-stop flights from Denver to Paris, Monday, April 9th!  To help celebrate, we’ve got a Paula’s Picks Giveaway for Two premium-class roundtrip tickets to Paris! Click HERE to enter your chance to win the tickets plus several amazing bonus gifts from Hotel Barriere Le Fouquet’s, LinkParis.com, and Paris Passlib We’ll announce the winner on Colorado’s Best, Wednesday, April 11th!

  • Paula’s Picks – Mountain Mixology with REI Co-Op & Copper Mountain

    Mountain Mixology is the perfect blend of cocktails and outdoors activity, created by REI Co-Op and Copper Mountain!   On this adventure, we went snowshoeing about a quarter mile up to a snow bar, where mixologists showed us how to make delicious mixed drinks made from wild berries and herbs you can find in the Rocky Mountains!  Check out their websites for even more adventures this season and for summer, too!  

  • Paula’s Picks – Voloom & Glitzies

    Big girls and little girls love great hair products, so we check out new products for both in Paula’s Picks.  See how Voloom can help ladies create instant volume without the frizz, then show your young princess how easy and affordable it is to bling and bedazzle her favorite hair styles with Glitzies!  

  • Paula’s Picks – STK Denver – New Prime Rib Sunday Suppers & Happy Hour Specials

    STK Denver just rolled out a new happy hour initiative, M-F, starting at 3:30 to try their amazing cocktails and half-price wine. And they used to be closed on Sundays, but now they’re open at 5pm for Sunday Suppers with a prime rib special and bottomless glass of wine deal. STK Denver is located at 1550 Market Street in Denver. Call 720-597-8010 for reservations.    

  • The Mule Majors – Mini Golf & Moscow Mules & Great Food for Big Brothers/Big Sisters

    You can play miniature golf, sip on Moscow mules, and enjoy delicious cuisine pairings at The Mule Majors Saturday, April 7th, at Sports Castle, and raise money for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America.