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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
  • One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 23rd Avenue and Federal Boulevard on Monday, July 27, 2015.

    Teenager arrested after deadly Federal Boulevard car crash

    DENVER — A 17-year-old was arrested early Monday morning after a person was killed in car crash on Federal Boulevard. The Denver Police Department said two vehicles collided at Federal Boulevard and 23rd Avenue about 3 a.m., with one of the vehicles rolling over. Three people — two males and one female — were taken to a hospital, but the female victim died en route. One of the male victims was seriously injured but is expected to survive and the […]

  • Man in wheelchair goes sky diving for his birthday. (Photo: Greg Nieto)

    Man in wheelchair goes sky diving for his birthday

    PENROSE, Colo.   — Joe Akmajian thought of a daring way to celebrate what the odds said wasn’t possible:  he jumped out of a plane. The 23-year-old, who has a form of muscular dystrophy, went sky diving in the skies over Penrose, outside of Colorado Springs. Akmajian says he made the move to raise awareness about muscle disease and celebrate that he has already exceeded life expectancy.

  • Central City Opera’s LA TRAVIATA (2015). (Photo: Amanda Tipto).

    Review: Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ in the Central City Opera Festival

    DENVER — Whether you are a big fan of the opera or not:  Verdi’s “La Traviata,” as part of the Central City Opera 2015 Festival, is a must-Summer see! The Three-Act performance, ‘La Traviata,’ or, “The Fallen Woman,” is performed in Italian, with English supertitles and delves into a tragic story of love, loyalty, and perhaps, what is really most important in life. With intimate seating inside the Central City Opera House, there is not a bad or out-of-place view to […]

  • Aurora theater shooter James Holmes listens to the 165 guilty verdicts handed down by a jury on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

    Aurora theater shooting trial moves into penalty phase

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Jurors are expected back in court Wednesday morning for the penalty phase of the Aurora theater shooting trial. On Thursday, the shooter was found guilty of 165 counts — including 24 counts of first-degree murder. The shooter has been in court the past two days as attorneys have gotten together to discuss the framework of the penalty phase of the trial that could go through three sections. RELATED: Complete, in-depth coverage of the theater trial The jury […]

  • Vice President Joe Biden. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    Vice President Biden visits Denver for roundtable on jobs, college

    DENVER — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Denver on Tuesday to talk jobs and college at the Advanced Manufacturing Center at the Community College of Denver. A round table discussion is set to start just after 2 p.m. The focal point according to the school’s administration is to help more Americans go to college and the role community colleges and employers can play in helping people get the skills they need to succeed in the workforce. According to the […]

  • Crosses with the names and photos of the 12 people who died in the Aurora theater shooting were placed at the corner of South Sable Boulevard and East Alameda Avenue to mark the third anniversary of the massacre.

    Remembering the Aurora theater shooting, three years later

    AURORA, Colo. – Monday was a day to honor those who lost their lives or whose lives were forever changed to mark the three-year anniversary of the Aurora theater shooting. A prayer vigil was held near the scene of the shooting Monday evening. That happened at the municipal center. It closed a full day of remembrance about what happened inside the Century 16 theaters at the premiere of the Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises” on July 20, 2012. It […]

  • Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler making closing arguments in the Aurora theater shooting trial on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

    Jurors begin deliberations in Aurora theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- A jury of nine women and three men began deliberations Wednesday morning in the Aurora theater shooting trial. The jury assembled at the Arapahoe County Justice Center at 9 a.m. to begin the deliberations.

  • Brenda Gallas, 55, wanted for leaving her young granddaughter in Civic Center Park alone. (Photo: DPD)

    Warrant issued for grandmother of girl left at park after fireworks show

    DENVER — A warrant has been issued for the grandmother of a toddler who was left behind after a fireworks show at Civic Center Park last week, according to Colorado Bureau of Investigations records. The Denver Police Department said the girl was left in a stroller in the middle of Civic Center Park after Independence Eve festivities ended about 10:15 p.m. Friday. The girl, who is 2 or 3 years old, was able to speak a little but not enough […]

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    Cherry Creek Dam Road to reopen July 12 after construction

    DENVER — Commuters who ordinarily use the Cherry Creek Dam Road to get around Interstate 225 have had to change their routine because construction has cut off the popular route. Crews have been installing two new groundwater observation walls known as piezometers and removing 14 existing ones that are more than 60 years old. The dam “crest” road is closed about this time every year for annual maintenance so the Army Corps of Engineers decided to get both projects done […]

  • 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 […]