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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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  • Portion of roof collapses in Westminster house fire

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. —  A single-family home caught fire Saturday night at the 9700 block of Carr Circle in Westminster. Westminster firefighters arrived on scene about 7: 18 p.m. to find thick, black smoke pouring from the front door. While inside, firefighters heard a loud boom and crash, prompting them to evacuate the building. It was later determined that the ceiling of and open, two-story rec room area had collapsed just ahead of the firefighters. Aside from minor burns to one […]

  • CO’s Cat Zingano fights champion Ronda Rousey in UFC fight

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  • Police memorial now covered in blue and white

    The color blue now dominates the memorial, once covered with red

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  • Suspect

    Metro Denver police investigate string of recent sex assaults

    Metro Denver police reassure residents that three sex assaults in two cities, in one week, are not related. But concern is growing. On Valentine’s Day, a 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Aurora.  Wednesday, a woman was sexually assaulted by a man in her own apartment in the 13-hundred block of Corona Street.  Then, late Thursday afternoon, another teen girl was sexually assaulted in an alley off of 18th between Pearl & Pennsylvania. Aurora Police have released a sketch in […]

  • New ‘mountain rideshare’ program a success

    DENVER — If they say “the proof is in the pudding,” then judging by the Dinosaurs lots off of I-70 in Morrison, CDOT’s new “Mountain Rideshare” Program is a success! The Colorado Department of Transportation launched the inaugural day Saturday, Feb. 7, to promote carpooling and transportation to the mountains in an effort to help reduce congestion along I-70. Drivers and riders we spoke to also say the program will help with carpooling along U.S. 6 though Clear Creek Canyon […]

  • A man preventing sexual assault sends bad guy to hospital with stab wound

    DENVER — A sexual assault in an alley ends in bloodshed when a third person steps in to help, police said. Alex Farolov knows upper Colfax like the strings on his guitar.  He said he heard about an assault near Downing this morning. Word travels fast on the ‘fax – that a good Samaritan stopped an assault suspect in his tracks. According to Denver police, the man not only helped out, he stabbed the suspect sending the alleged bad guy […]

  • Use-of-force simulator

    Civilians experience police ‘use-of-force’ simulator to find out what officers face

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  • School vandalized in Brush, Colo.

    Vandalism, theft cancels classes at Christian school in Brush

    BRUSH, Colo. — Students at Riverview Christian School in Brush are getting an expected long weekend due to a break-in at the school. When they arrived at the school Thursday morning they found vandals had ripped through the building, dropping chocolate and glitter on the floor and stealing electronics. Classes are cancelled Thursday and Friday.  Some of the items taken were for an upcoming auction.  The money raised form that auction helps with operational costs at the school. The Morgan […]

  • Colorado officials investigate possible measles case

    For more information about measles in Colorado and the rest of the country, visit the CDC online.

  • Mountain goers take advantage of CDOT’s Mountain Rideshare Day

    DENVER — Ynelle Lahey and friends had a full day, carpooling up to A-basin for some fun in the sun. “It was great we did a little beach party, a singles, meet-up group,” mountain goer said. They’ve been sharing rides long before CDOT’s Mountain Ride Sharing Program. It promotes carpooling and alternate transportation to the mountains to help reduce congestion. They give the program 2 skis up. The game plan: Park at the ‘dinosaur’ lots off of i-70 at Morrison. […]

  • Donations stolen from funeral

    Donations for family of 3 killed in crash stolen at funeral, police say

    LASALLE, Colo. — From heartbreak to anger. Three members of a LaSalle family were killed in an accident on Highway 85 late last month. And now, Greeley Police say thieves stole donations at the family funeral, which were meant for the widow. The donation basket was swiped at a West Greeley church. The widow, who was also involved in the accident, but survived, was the person who notified police of the crime earlier this week. The driver in the other […]