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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
  • 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 Eddie Donahoe recently got an email from the team saying his tickets had been revoked because he sold two of the six season tickets on a secondary website.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 […]

  • Great ski conditions, holiday weekend lead to crowded mountain highways

    DENVER — If you thought you were done commuting for the week, guess again. Delays on Interstate 70 heading into the mountains from Denver were long Saturday morning. Heavy Traffic #I70West,up to 1.5 hour delays from Denver/C-470 to Eisenhower Tunnel,MM 259-215 — CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) January 14, 2017 Traffic jams on westbound I-70 started easing late Saturday morning. For skiers and snowboarders, the long slow drive was started Friday night. It was predicted to happen again Monday afternoon. Fresh powder and […]

  • ‘Sparky’ the cat rescued after 2 cold days on top of Aurora power pole

    AURORA, Colo. — Neighbors said that for two days, the cat nicknamed “Sparky” sat near or atop a power pole at East 17th Avenue and Chambers Road in Aurora. Sparky spent two days away from food, water and warmth. People who work in the area said they felt helpless. So some took to social media. Then, late Wednesday afternoon, an Xcel Energy crew and Aurora Animal Control officers arrived. They became the feline’s knight in shining armor. After some coaxing, they […]

  • Denver Date Nite plans dates for you

    DENVER — If you waited until the last minute to make New Year’s Eve plans, you still have some options. Gretchen Bartek runs Denver Date Nite and wants to make sure the last minutes of 2016 are a memorable one. “I got a couple about an hour ago. They’re looking to celebrate their second anniversary. Unique, romantic and memorable,” Bartek said. When you log on to the site, you say how much you would like to spend and where in […]

  • Lochbuie police officer killed in crash on his way to work

    It’s the first time in four decades, say locals, that an active police officer has passed away in Lochbuie. Members of the police department confirm that Michael Anderson is the officer who died in a traffic accident Friday night. He was off duty at the time but was on his way in for his shift, fellow officers told FOX31 Denver. The Colorado State Patrol is still investigating the accident at 168th and Lima in Brighton in Adams County. Officer Anderson leaves behind a […]

  • Car dealer, non-profit give car to struggling single mother

    DENVER — “Impact Locally,” a non-profit group, which helps homeless families, has teamed with a car dealer, to give a struggling mother and her young daughter, a special Christmas. Impact & Abel Automotive, of Brush, donated a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix to Lisa, Saturday morning.  The family was also given a bed, couch & kitchenware. “Impact Locally” is a non-profit group which works with the homeless community.  To-date, “Impact” serves about 5,000 men, women & children, a month.