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Greg Nieto has been with KWGN since 2000. He is an original member of the Daybreak morning team. He began appearing on FOX 31 Good Day Colorado in the spring of 2009.

Born in Denver, raised in the San Francisco bay area, he went to school at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has worked in television in Yuma, Arizona, Yakima, Washington and Orange County, California before coming home to Denver.

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Nieto has won two National Press Photographer Association awards for his work on projects.

He is active in the community, volunteering as a “Big Brother” in the “Sports Buddies” mentoring program in the metro area.

Recording for the blind and dyslexic is also close to his heart, as is his cousin Diana Lee, who recently died of breast cancer.

A big history and Bronco fan, Nieto is especially proud of his Mexican-American heritage and of the opportunity to be a part of the Channel 2 team!

Recent Articles
  • Security lines at Denver International Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015.

    Travel at DIA, on roads to be congested on one of busiest travel days

    DENVER — It’s one of the busiest travel days of the year, the day before Thanksgiving. Roads are expected to be jammed and crowds were building at Denver International Airport as people travel to be with family and friends for the four-day Thanksgiving weekend. Security will be even tighter this year at Denver International Airport in the wake of the Paris attacks. The Transportation Security Administration is not saying what additional measures will be in place, but don’t be surprised […]

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    Hillary Clinton makes campaign stops in Colorado

    DENVER — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was in the Denver metro area on Tuesday, touting her experience with national security. She spoke to nearly 1,000 supporters in at the Boulder Theater, saying she would keep the United States protected against terror while boosting up the middle class. After that stop, she went to Manual High School in Denver. Her campaign said her visit to Colorado was designed to build grass-roots support for the state’s party caucuses in March. Clinton is […]

  • Celebration of life service for fallen Trooper Jaimie Jursevics.

    Hundreds pay final respects to fallen Colorado State Patrol trooper

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The procession for fallen Colorado State Patrol trooper Jaimie Jursevics down Highway 285 and Hampden Avenue is beginning. Watch it live.

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    Colorado company making its mark with i-Splack

    DENVER — A Colorado company is taking the field by storm with a new product that could impact your athletic performance. When you’re watching a University of Colorado or Broncos game, take a closer look under the helmet. The uniforms might be issued by the NCAA or NFL, but the eye black comes from Boulder. It’s called i-Splack and it’s leaving a new mark on the industry. I-Splack is the brainchild of J.P. O’Brien with a marketing assist from Justin […]

  • A female Colorado State Patrol trooper was fatally hit by a vehicle while investigating a crash on southbound Interstate 25 south of Castle Rock on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.

    State trooper fatally hit on I-25 while investigating crash

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo.  — A female Colorado State Patrol trooper was fatally hit on Sunday night while investigating crash on southbound Interstate 25 south of Castle Rock, authorities said. The incident happened about 8:50 p.m. when the trooper was on the right shoulder of the interstate near mile marker 175 as she investigated a crash. The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody. Southbound I-25 was closed at Plum Creek Parkway and northbound lanes were closed at Tomah Road as […]

  • Digital Fly bullying app

    New app pinpoints source of bullying or threat

    DENVER — It is estimated one in seven students in kindergarten through the 12th grade is a bully or has been a victim of bullying. This week, a bullying convention is coming to Denver complete with plenty of tips to protect children. The International Bullying Prevention Association convention will be held through Tuesday at the Marriott City Center Hotel. More than 25 organizations will showcase their latest products and services. One new app called Digital Fly and was made by […]

  • Denver police cars at Denver Health Medical Center

    Denver police officer suffers serious head injury in confrontation

    DENVER — An officer suffered a serious head injury during a confrontation with a suspect who reportedly was throwing rocks at vehicles on Thursday afternoon, the Denver Police Department said. Two other officers were also hurt. The incident happened in the 700 block of West Alameda Avenue at 3:55 p.m. Police said a suspect attacked the officer, who then fell over a ledge and landed on his head. The officer was taken to Denver Health Medical Center to be treated […]

  • Westin Denver International Airport

    Sneak peek inside new Westin Denver International Airport

    DENVER — It doesn’t officially open for a couple more weeks as crews put the finishing touches on Denver International Airport’s Westin Hotel. But hotel officials provided an exclusive look inside the new hotel, which open Nov. 19. An auction is being held to be the first to stay in one of the suites at the hotel. It’s part of Denver’s Road Home, the city’s initiative to end homelessness. The auction includes you and a guest being joined by Mayor […]

  • The memorial honoring fallen Denver police officer Celena Hollis in City Park has been vandalized.

    Fallen Denver police officer memorial vandalized

    DENVER — The memorial honoring fallen Denver police officer Celena Hollis in City Park has been vandalized. Someone spray painted the “F-word” and “Cops” on part of the memorial. Hollis was killed in the line of duty in June 2012 during the City Park Jazz Fest while trying to break up a fight. A little more than two years ago, a memorial at City Park was dedicated in her honor. Hollis served seven years with the Denver Police Department and […]

  • UPS worker

    UPS set to hire more than 1,500 in metro area for holiday season

    DENVER — There’s good news on the job front as UPS is hiring more than 1,500 people in the metro area for the holiday season. It is good for full time and if people are looking for seasonal work. UPS is hiring tractor-trailer drivers, package car drivers, package handlers and driver helpers. UPS is hiring at three locations: 5020 Ivy St. in Commerce City, 13101 James E. Casey Ave. in Englewood and 26400 E. 75th Ave. at Denver International Airport. […]

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    Lawmakers look into outsourcing DMV services

    DENVER — It’s a plan that could cut down on long waits at the DMV: Outsourcing some of the services to retailers. Triple A suggested the idea as nearly 20 other states use a similar model. The outsourcing of some services like new licenses, vehicle registration or renewals to retails could happen if lawmakers have their way. The bill’s sponsor said the DMV wouldn’t contract out services, but that is an option that could eventually be on the table. There […]

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    New traffic alignment set on eastbound Sixth Avenue at Federal Boulevard

    DENVER — While some people might have Monday off work because of the Columbus Day holiday, others will have a new look on the morning commute. A new configuration of lanes for eastbound Sixth Avenue heading into downtown was set up over the weekend. The ramp onto northbound and southbound Interstate 25 is in its final alignment. The Colorado Department of Transportation said drivers will need to be ready to exit sooner to get onto I-25 because the exit starts […]