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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
  • Parent thinks middle school library book is inappropriate

    Parent finds content in middle school library book about suicide inappropriate for that age group

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — The Adams 12 Five Star School District will take another look at a library book that has one parent concerned. The book:  “Fall for Anything,” which deals with the subject of suicide, has language in it that one parent at Century Middle School, in Thornton,  found to be offensive, so the school district is reviewing its content to see if the book should remain on its library shelf. Some of the language and content is adult […]

  • Residents celebrate resilience year after flooding in Allenspark

    ALLENSPARK, Colo. — For residents over the past year, the restaurant has been their rock in rough waters. Locals Ed and Erin Whicker come here for the food as much as the fortitude. Before they ate, they decided to digest pictures of their property from a year ago today. “This is my front yard,” Ed said. “What used to be the driveway is now the Front Creek.” When the skies opened up, the Whickers were not only cut off from […]

  • Broncos fans ready for season opener

  • Colorado locals impress in final stage of USA Pro Cycling Challenge

    DENVER — The biggest cycling race in America finished up Sunday in Downtown Denver after a week of racing at altitude. The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is one of the toughest races for professional cyclists, and it brings some pretty big names to town. But some locals made some noise during the week-long race, as well. During the 78-mile stretch run from Boulder to Denver on Sunday, the locals were especially prevalent. Alex Howes of Golden won of the final […]

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    Police look for man accused of cloning consumers’ debit cards

    Douglas County Sheriff deputies, say a man, “possibly 40,” has cloned the ATM cards of at least three people and used the cards to withdraw close to $13,000 from metro area banks. While the alleged victims are from Douglas County, the suspect, authorities say, has taken the money out from  ATMs elsewhere, ranging from Commerce City to Englewood. Cyber Security experts remind bank customers to double-check bank statements and use temporary debit cards.

  • New security measures at Denver schools

    Denver schools unveil new, high-tech security tools

    DENVER — Denver Public Schools’ Security staff has a motto when it comes to the safety of students:  “Don’t scare ‘em, save ‘em.” Thursday, the district unveiled new security measures at 140 different locations, which included “duress” buttons and card readers. The $5.9 million used for the upgrades came from a 2012 voter-approved bond.

  • Teachers, parents rally at Grant Ranch School in Denver

    Parents, teachers rally to support DPS teacher facing discipline

    DENVER — The first day back-to-school for teachers isn’t usually as boisterous as it was at Denver school Monday. Close to 50 teachers, parents and students stood on the corner near Grant Ranch School in southwest Denver showing signs of support for a long-time teacher. They say she’s about to be fired. The teacher came under scrutiny for allegedly changing the words on a ‘continuation’ ceremony certificate for a student who is dyslexic. Denver Public Schools would not confirm the […]

  • Rockies retire Todd Helton’s number with ceremony

    DENVER — Before a large crowd, Todd Helton’s number 17 was retired at Coors Field Sunday before the Rockies took on the Reds. Helton played 17 seasons for Colorado. The highlight of the ceremony was Helton’s daughter jokingly asking the crowd if they “wanted him back.”  

  • Angel was found months after she was stolen

    Colo. woman hires investigator, finds stolen dog in another state

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — It is happy times, again, for Carmen Palumbo and her dog Angel. In April, Palumbo says Angel disappeared from her Highlands Ranch garage.  Palumbo says the alleged dog-napper, was a neighbor. Palumbo contacted the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and eventually hired a private investigator. Last month, Palumbo tracked down Angel in Albuquerque.  No sign, though, Palumbo says, of the neighbor. No charges have been filed in the case.  Ten-year-old Angel is back home where she belongs.

  • Amy Van Dyken-Rouen

    Amy Van Dyken-Rouen discharged from Craig Hospital

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Colorado Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen celebrated a major milestone in her recovery Thursday when she was discharged from Craig Hospital. More than two months after the accident that left her paralyzed, Van Dyken-Rouen came out of Craig Hospital. The six-time Olympic gold-medalist has been in good spirits even while facing the toughest challenge of her life. “I’m a better person than before the injury,” she said at a news conference. She severed her spine in […]

  • Teen dies in Osceola Street shooting

    DENVER — Denver Police are not releasing much information after a young adult male was shot and killed early Sunday morning in the 600 block of S. Osceola. Residents say they heard loud music and saw lots of people in the street shortly before the victim was shot.  He was pronounced dead at the hospital. No suspect information has been released.  Two teens who showed up at the duplex late Sunday say the victim is their 17-year-old friend, who had […]

  • Park Hill barrier cuts down on crime, but some angry locals weren’t asked

    DENVER — A barrier placed at 33rd and Hudson in northeast Denver is supposed to be part of a “90-day plan.” But it may end up being a permanent fixture. The 3-1/2 foot structure was set in place at the end of June to help curb violence in this section of Park Hill, near Holly Square. So far, the barrier seems to be helping. But some in the community say they were never told the barricade was coming. A community […]