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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
  • Fundraiser Sunday for man needing double-lung transplant

    DENVER — A fundraiser is set for Sunday for 59-year-old Bill Brown, who is about to be placed on a waiting list for a double-lung transplant at University of Colorado Hospital. For a $10 donation, dinner will be served at the Carpenter Recreation Center in Thornton off of E. 112th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. The fundraiser runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday is also the day for the annual “Donor Dash,” which helps raise awareness for organ donation in […]

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    Families, friends to honor victims on 2nd anniversary of Aurora theater shooting Sunday

    DENVER — On the second anniversary of the Aurora Theater shootings, a group of Alex Teves’ closest friends is choosing to focus on the positive and give back at the same time. Sunday, the Copper Kettle Brewing Co. will host the annual “A Night to Remember,” raising money for the Alex Teves ACT Foundation, which benefits students. Teves was one of 12 people killed in the July 20, 2012 tragedy. The fund-raiser is $25 ($15 for designated drivers) and runs […]

  • Hikers keep an eye on the skies after fatal lightning strikes

    In the days after a pair of fatal lightning strikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, hikers are watching the skies even more closely than usual. Gabe Mendez and Chris Scarsi have picked the perfect morning to hike Matthews/Winters Trail in Jefferson County.  It’s the afternoon that could prove dicey. “I’m just hoping for a nice day,” says Mendez.  “Not really worried about the lightning.  You hear about people getting struck by lightning .  It’s not something, honestly, that really crosses […]

  • ‘Revenge porn’ suspect speaks out about charges

    DENVER — Denver began trying its first “revenge porn” case Friday, but much of the state was still waiting to hear the details of the case or how prosecutors would approach it. Michael Clasen, 25, appeared in court Friday to be advised of the six charges against him, which included two counts of criminal mischief, two counts of stalking, possession of an illegal weapon and perhaps the most-compelling charge: posting an image for harassment. It’s the first such charge to be filed in the state after the […]

  • Denver father cited for leaving 2 kids in hot car

    DENVER — On one of the hottest Colorado days of the year, a father was accused of leaving his young children in a car. Denver Police say Tony Rogers, 25, was cited Sunday for leaving his 2- and 4-year-old kids in the vehicle. Authorities said Rogers told them he was working in the 4300 block of South Balsam St. and couldn’t take them inside. It’s not known how long the children were in the car before the anonymous tip was […]

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    2 Lakewood officers shot while responding to welfare check; Suspect also shot, in custody

    Man suspected of shooting 2 Lakewood Police officers, "in his 50s." Officers expected to survive.@kdvr http://t.co/shRG1eSsw4— gregory nieto (@greg_nieto) July 06, 2014 LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Two Lakewood Police officers were shot while responding to a welfare check Saturday night. A Lakewood PD spokesman said a woman called police about her despondent husband at their home on S. Kipling Street and Jewell Avenue. The husband, who has not been identified, threatened violence if officers showed up. Police spokesman Steve Davis said […]

  • A child was pulled from Chatfield Reservoir near Littleton on July 5, 2014. (Photo: KDVR/Greg Nieto)

    DougCo Sheriff: Child pulled from Chatfield Reservoir dies

    LITTLETON, Colo. -- A child was in serious condition after being pulled from the Chatfield Reservoir Saturday...

  • Mexico fans pack local bar to watch World Cup match

    DENVER — Everything was in place:  a beautiful day, passionate fans, a lead. Everything in place, but ultimately a loss for Mexico and its fans, 2-0, to the Netherlands in the latest round of World Cup play.  Netherlands now advances to the Quarterfinals. Over at Zocalo Bar, at 11th & Broadway, the place was packed with people sporting red, white…and green. Carmen Alvarez brought her 3 kids, decked out in red, Mexican Team T-shirts.  While her team lost, she feels […]

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    Sales of fireworks sizzling thanks to moderate summer

    DENVER — After a couple of years dealing with bans, Cathy Morales says fireworks sales, so far, are sizzling! For 20 years she has owned “Fantastic Fireworks,” just south of Interstate 76, in Adams County, where fireworks sales are legal. One week away from July 4th, her tent is already seeing brisk business. In many other Colorado cities, sales and usage of personal fireworks are illegal. Denver, is one of them.  The fire and police departments often team together to […]

  • Golf tournament honors slain officer

    GOLDEN, Colo. — It was the perfect day to remember a hero. Dozens of golfers showed up at Applewood Golf Course, in Golden, to play in the 2014 Annual James Davies Memorial Golf Tournament. Davies was a Lakewood Police officer, killed in the line of duty, in November of 2012. Money raised is being used to give 2 scholarships to students who are participants in “Judi’s House,” a hope and healing foundation, founded by former Bronco Brian Griese. Davies is […]

  • Englewood Police set up a crime scene investigation after recovering a body from a creek in Belleview Park on June 14, 2014. (Photo: KDVR/Paul Makarushka)

    Coroner IDs body found in Belleview Park creek over weekend

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The coroner’s office released the identity of the body found in a Belleview Park creek Saturday morning. The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office confirmed the victim’s identity as Catherine Palmer. The cause of death is still pending, the coroner added. A passerby has discovered the body while walking along the creek near S. Lipan Street Saturday morning. LINK: Police: Body found in Belleview Park deemed ‘suspicious’ The call came into the Englewood Police Department at about 6:30 a.m. […]

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    Property sellers need to be aware of potential pitfalls of ‘coming soon’ signs

    DENVER — Usually the words, “coming soon” are a good thing, but state regulators are now saying sellers in the real estate market should be more aware. Bodies such as the Colorado Real Estate Commission are, reportedly, concerned over brokers who post the signs and find buyers before actually going public. In turn, because the full market doesn’t see the listing, the seller might not make as much.  Agents, on the other hand, could end up making a commission from […]