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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
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    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — For those who want to stay safe when buying and selling on places like “Craigslist,” the Adams County Sheriff’s Office is offering three so-called “transaction zones.” The lobbies of the three locations allow the online buyer and seller to meet, in-person, under the watchful eye of surveillance cameras. The following Sheriff’s Office facilities are available as safe transaction zones, during business hours: 4201 East 72nd Avenue, Commerce City 332 North 19th Avenue, Brighton 150 North 19th […]

  • NAACP responds to bombing of Colorado Springs headquarters

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The president of the NAACP spoke in Colorado Springs Sunday after a bombing outside the group’s headquarters there.

  • Strong-arm robberies target local pharmacy shoppers

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  • Man takes legal action after Denver baker refuses to make anti-gay cake

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  • Tiny was stabbed in Lakewood Dog park.

    Dog stabbing investigation after incident at Forsberg Iron Spring Dog Park in Lakewood

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  • Denver’s oldest coffee house closes its doors

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  • Black Jack was killed by hit-run-driver

    Watch: Erie man tells emotional story of how hit-and-run driver killed his dog

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    DENVER — There’s no relief in sight for renters in the Denver metro area.

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    Aurora family displaced after house fire

    AURORA, Colo. — An family of five living in Aurora lost their home Monday when it caught fire. The Aurora Fire Department said a water heater started the fire at the home on E. Tennessee Avenue Monday morning. The damage forced the family, two adults and three children, to evacuate on a day when the metro area would see all-day snow and highs only in the teens. Aurora family displaced by early morning fire says they have no place to […]

  • Snow plows hit the streets as storm rolls in

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