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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
  • Fireworks at Civic Center Park for the annual Independence Eve event.

    Police urge caution as Fourth of July festivities ramp up

    DENVER — Law enforcement is reminding people to be aware of their surroundings as they head to fireworks shows this weekend. A big one on tap is at Denver’s Civic Center Park that will kick off the Fourth of July holiday weekend festivities on Friday night. It’s the sixth annual free community celebration in Civic Center Park featuring a concert, light show and fireworks finale. RELATED: Fourth of July events, fireworks shows in metro area It’s all part of Independence […]

  • Storm damage in the Denver metro area on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

    Damage assessment, cleanup begin after storm socks Denver; severe weather expected to return

    DENVER — Residents and emergency crews were assessing the damage Thursday morning after a vicious storm ripped through the Denver metro area Wednesday afternoon. Leaves were scattered across streets, lawns and vehicles, and trees were toppled in several neighborhoods, including a huge pine tree that closed East Sixth Avenue at Oneida Street. The South Platte River and Cherry Creek flowed over their banks and inundated bike paths, and several streets flooded as the storm rolled through. At one point, rain […]

  • Rafting down Clear Creek.

    Guides offer tips for staying safe on fast-moving rivers and creeks

    DENVER — Colorado’s high waters proved to be deadly and dangerous over the weekend. Three people were killed and one other remains missing after tubing, kayaking and rafting accidents. High-water conditions make for a faster-than-usual trip on the state’s creeks and rivers – and it comes with exhilaration and caution. And it doesn’t take much to fall out and get stuck in rocks or trees. Rafters and guides with Rocky Mountain Whitewater Rafting are trained on what to do if […]

  • Surging South Platte River prompts closures, recreational bans

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Nearly 20 campgrounds are closed because of flooding in Colorado, including the western side of Chatfield State Park. Chatfield continues to experience flood-related issues that are affecting recreation areas at the park. The west side of the park is closed, including the main entrance on Wadsworth Boulevard. Access to the park is only available from the North Roxborough Park Road entrance. All boat rams, the dog off-leash area, the marina parking lot, and the swim beach […]

  • Flooding closes roads under I-70 after fast moving storm

    DENVER —  Crews were vacuuming up water under the I-70 bridge at Brighton Blvd. and York Street on Monday morning. After the fast moving storms this weekend, water still stands on Denver streets. Reports from workers claim the water was about 8 feet deep.

  • Navy fighter plane is moved to Wings over the Rockies on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

    U.S. Navy fighter plane moved from Buckley Air Force Base to Wings Over the Rockies

    DENVER — A Navy fighter plane fresh from action was towed from Buckley Air Force Base to the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum early Thursday morning. The plane arrived at the museum about 3:45 a.m. After a bit of cosmetic cleanup, the plane is ready to be viewed by the public. The plane flew into Buckley late last week and it was towed eight miles to the museum, Wings Over the Rockies curator Matthew Burchette said. “It […]

  • A suspect was injured after a shootout with police in downtown Denver on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

    Suspect hurt after shootout, chase with Denver police

    DENVER -- It was a crazy end to the Memorial Day weekend in downtown Denver after an officer-involved shooting left one suspect injured. Roads in downtown were closed and RTD lines were impacted ahead of the morning commute.

  • PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 08:  Manager Walt Weiss #22 of the Colorado Rockies watches from the dugout during the spring training game against the San Diego Padres at Peoria Stadium on March 8, 2015 in Peoria, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Rockies manager Walt Weiss hospitalized for appendectomy

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Rockies lost their 11th consecutive game Wednesday night, falling to the Los Angeles Angels, 2-1, in 11 innings. But before the game, manager Walt Weiss was rushed to a hospital where he underwent surgery for an appendectomy. Weiss complained of stomach pains before batting practice and left Angel Stadium with head trainer Keith Dugger. Weiss is expected to be discharged from the hospital on Thursday afternoon and there is no timetable for when he will return […]

  • An ambulance plunged into the normally dry Antelope Creek in Morgan County on Sunday, May 10, 2015.

    Ambulance swept into creek by rising waters near Wiggins

    WIGGINS, Colo. — Rushing waters after a snowstorm hit Morgan County particularly hard over the weekend. The rushing waters swept away an ambulance that was transferring a patient in Antelope Creek near Wiggins about 5 a.m. Sunday. Five people were inside the ambulance, which was from Byers in Arapahoe County, when it was swept away. The ambulance was moving a patient and was going to meet up with an ambulance from Morgan County when it attempted to cross a flooded […]

  • Denver Police have suspect in custody, possibly related to homicide investigation

    DENVER — Denver Police  investigated a death on Thursday morning, a person was killed near the 4900 block of North Green Ct. A little after 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Police confirmed they had taken  a suspect into custody for questioning. Police found a vehicle near the 1500 block of Byers, that could possibly be connected to the homicide. ALERT (2/2): The driver of the vehicle has been taken into custody for questioning. Updates posted as they become available. — Denver […]

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    After days of rain, flooding concerns on the rise in higher elevations

    EVERGREEN, Colo. — Days of rainfall are starting to worry residents in higher-elevation locations, including Evergreen. “Evergreen residents have been down this path before,” said Nick Davis of Cactus Jack’s Saloon. “There have been a lot of people looking.” Sandbag preparations have begun in Evergreen as Bear Creek continues to rise. Customers at Cactus Jack’s are talking about how much the creek has risen. RELATED: Metro area forecast In fall 2013, flooding closed down a portion of Highway 73, forcing […]

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    Robbery suspect shot after Arapahoe County deputy struck by vehicle

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A robbery suspect was shot after an Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy was run over by a vehicle early Tuesday morning, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies responded to a reported robbery in a liquor store in the Arapahoe Village Shopping Center about 12:30 a.m. Deputies tried to stop a suspect in a vehicle, but the suspect fled in the parking lot and hit a deputy with the vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. Another deputy then fired […]