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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!


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    DENVER — With little over a week until the Broncos head to the Super Bowl to face off against the North Carolina Panthers, the excitement from Broncos fans just keeps growing. The city of Denver announced they will be holding a Broncos fan rally this Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the west side of Civic Center Park along the 1400 block of Bannock Street. The celebration will take place with food and music, “snow or shine” according to the […]

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    DENVER — Broncos Country is preparing for the big game Sunday by showing their pride on Orange Friday. Fans were out at Sports Authority Mile High celebrating early Friday morning and a pep rally is planned for Larimer Square downtown at noon. Jim Hooley and Greg Nieto have the details. Share your photos: Let’s see your Broncos pride! Submit your photos and we’ll post them online. You could also see them on TV.

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    Patrols beefed up after string of smash-and-grab burglaries

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