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An original member of the Channel 2 morning news team, Greg Nieto has been with Channel 2 and FOX31 since 2000! He currently reports on weeknights.

Born in Denver, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nieto has developed strong ties over the past 17 years, with organizations like M.D.A., M.A.D.D., Denver Dumb Friends League, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Colorado.

A life-long Broncos fan, he enjoys going to the games, volunteering or trying out a new craft brewery.

He is excited to see all the changes at 5280 and looks forward to hearing what stories make your heart sing!

You can email Greg at Gregory.Nieto@KDVR.com.


Recent Articles
  • Presbyterian St. Luke’s doctors take up musical instruments for patients

    DENVER — A handful of talented doctors at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital are doing much more than treating a patient’s physical symptoms. Some are soothing their souls. Doctors Lela Mansoori, Angie Appel, Daniel Rule and Brant Miller make up the PSL Heartstrings. They perform to patients who need something other than prescriptions and IV drips. The group hopes to bring smiles and possibly a cure to their souls.

  • Nearly $3,000 raised for family after mother killed in crash

    DENVER — A weekend benefit raised money to help a southwest Denver family who has fallen on tough times. The Hangover Bar hosted a fundraiser for the Lucero family on Sunday and raised $2,800. In January, Robert Lucero and his wife, Shuvonne, were involved in a horrific accident when a speeding car, allegedly driven by a drunk driver, ran a stop light and slammed into the couple’s vehicle. Shuvonne died, leaving Robert to raise their children alone. The FOX31 Problem Solvers […]

  • Parishioners pray decades-old church is spared from closure

    DENVER — After what could be a final Mass this weekend, parishioners at Our Lady of Visitation will march to the Denver archbishop’s home as part of a prayer vigil and demonstration to stop the closure of the 70-year-old church. For former Denver mayor and U.S. transportation secretary Federico Pena, the closure hits close to home. “We had some constructive dialogue with bishop Rodriguez. Hopefully, something positive will come out of that because we are a family, we are Catholic faith,” […]

  • Suspect wanted for string of vehicle break-ins, theft of valuables

    LONE TREE, Colo. — Douglas County sheriff’s deputies said a handful of cars were broken into at an apartment complex near Interstate 25 and Lincoln Avenue. Residents woke up Wednesday morning to the damage to their vehicles and theft of some valuables. Authorities released a surveillance picture of a man, they say, who is using a credit card taken from one of the vehicles. The man whose credit card was stolen is a U.S. Army veteran who served with the […]

  • Promising news for Spartan the boxer after surgery

    DENVER — Finally, perhaps, a break for Spartan the boxer. The dog from Westminster, relinquished by his owner a few weeks ago and severely malnourished, is walking and “talking” for his favorite volunteer after undergoing surgery. His condition is considered critical but stable. Officials said Thursday he was still in intensive care and “is not out of the woods yet.” A feeding tube will remain in him for two weeks. Spartan has made attempts to eat on his own, but […]

  • Malnourished boxer Spartan to undergo surgery

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Spartan, the malnourished boxer from Westminster who was turned in by his owner, will have to undergo surgery. HoBo Care Boxer Rescue has been working to trying to get him to regain his appetite. Staff members have even tried a feeding tube and foster care. None of it has worked. After further review, it was determined Spartan needs surgery to help bring him back to health and hopefully start eating again. He will have the surgery on Tuesday. […]

  • Owner turns in malnourished boxer; vet clinic works to help the dog

    DENVER — The owner of a boxer turned over the rights of the dog at the Hermosa Veterinary Clinic in North Denver on Tuesday. Veterinarians said the dog was in very bad shape. Spartan is supposed to weigh in the 60-pound range. He came in closer to 35 pounds. For the past couple of days, staff has worked around the clock to get Spartan’s appetite back to a healthy level. The meal of choice: Elk and oatmeal. The previous owner […]

  • Broncos revoke season tickets from lifelong fan who had them since 1995

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Hundreds of Broncos season ticket holders had their tickets revoked last week, including a lifelong fan who has had them since 1995. Eddie Donahoe recently got an email from the team saying his tickets had been revoked because he sold two of the six season tickets on a secondary website. Donahoe won’t likely get his tickets back. The Broncos say the agreement between the team and season ticket holders is clear, but they will hear cases for fans dealing […]

  • Northeast Colorado wildfire at 80 percent containment as winds return

    LOGAN COUNTY, Colo. — A large brush fire in Logan and Phillips continued to burn Tuesday afternoon as firefighters battled another day of strong winds. The fire was at 30,000-plus acres and 80 percent containment late Tuesday afternoon, the Logan County Emergency Operations Center said. The fire has destroyed five homes and more than a dozen other buildings. One firefighter suffered a minor injury. There were no injuries reported to citizens.. Crews from 15 departments arrived at the scene after […]

  • West Metro 911 dispatcher meets family she helped to deliver baby

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Jill Conway has been a West Metro Fire 911 dispatcher for two years, but this is the first time she has ever earned a “Stork” pin. She earned the pin by helping a Lakewood man deliver his wife’s baby over the phone. The frantic phone call came in Feb. 25. Conway, using her “protocol training,” calmly talked the husband through the process. The result: A healthy baby girl arrived. She’s named Aralee Martin. The bundle of joy […]

  • Local attorney, Supreme Court nominee acted in high school play together

    DENVER — Tom Downey is a Denver attorney. Back in the day, he went to high school with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Downey popped open his 1983 Georgetown Prep yearbook to show the proof from the school in Bethesda, Md. In one photo, the cast of “The Odd Couple” is seen. Downey and Gorsuch were teen actors in the play. Gorsuch was nominated earlier this week by President Donald Trump to fill the seat vacated by Antonin Scalia. Gorsuch’s […]

  • Vail police warn about fake ski lift ticket sales

    VAIL, Colo. — Police are warning visitors to Vail Ski Resort to be wary of people trying to sell lift tickets through third-party vendors. In a Facebook post, the Vail Police Department said it is working with the Breckenridge Police Department to crack down on the fraudulent sales. Out-of-town skiers and snowboarders appear to be the targets. The general manager of Maison de Ski, which sells tickets to Loveland Ski Area, advises customers to buy directly from a ski shop […]