Greg Nieto


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

  • DPD issues 25 citations at 4/20 pot rally Saturday

    Posted on: 5:28 pm, April 19, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:19pm, April 19, 2014

    DENVER — Thousands gathered downtown Saturday for the 4/20 rally, and police showed a heavy presence. Shortly before 1 p.m....
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    4/20 rally
  • Driver of car that slammed into Larimer County school bus identified

    Posted on: 8:12 am, April 18, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:34pm, April 18, 2014

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A car slammed into the back of a Poudre School District bus Friday morning, injuring five...
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  • Mother of daughters killed by distracted speeding trooper now works to educate officers

    Posted on: 6:18 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 06:36pm, April 17, 2014

    DENVER — It was the day after Thanksgiving 2007. Kimberly Schlau’s daughter set off on an Illinois highway, on their...
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    Crash in Illinois killed woman's daughters
  • Marine works to reduce suicide among military vets

    Posted on: 9:55 pm, April 6, 2014, by

    Nothing Jason Sydoriak sees in a Colorado State classroom can faze him. Serving tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a...
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  • Colorado ski resorts extending ride season

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, April 5, 2014, by , updated on: 09:37pm, April 5, 2014

    SILVERTHORNE, Colo. — Already stoked about a number of ski areas extending their winter season due to substantial snowfall, employees...
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    Colorado ski resorts extend their 2014 ride season due to high snowfall. (Photo: KDVR)
  • Boulder prepares for runoff, debris this spring

    Posted on: 6:18 pm, April 3, 2014, by and

    BOULDER, Colo. — Boulder Public Works is not only preparing for any runoff this spring, but they are, now, also...
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    Boulder underpass closed
  • Windy conditions lift fire danger

    Posted on: 6:19 pm, March 30, 2014, by

    BENNETT, Colo. — As George Ventura does some fence repair work at his Bennett home, he can’t help but notice...
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  • Deputies: Small plane crashes in field in Highlands Ranch, kills 1

    Posted on: 3:38 pm, March 29, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:20pm, March 29, 2014

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- A small aircraft crashed in an open field in Highlands Ranch Saturday afternoon...
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    A small aircraft crashed in an open field in Highlands Ranch March 29, 2014. (Photo: Larry Steller Highlands Ranch/Twitter)
  • Police: Fight over illegal dumping led to Thornton shooting

    Posted on: 10:58 am, March 28, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:17pm, March 28, 2014

    THORNTON, Colo. -- Two victims were taken to a hospital Friday morning after being shot, the Thornton Fire Department said on Twitter.
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    Thornton Police were looking at a truck next to a fire station as part of the investigation into a shooting near Eppinger Boulevard and Cedar Court on March 28, 2014. (Credit:  Greg Nieto)
  • Emergency responders in Aurora fight possible discipline change

    Posted on: 6:55 pm, March 24, 2014, by

    AURORA, Colo. — Monday night’s Aurora City Council vote on “Civil Service Discipline” may have been tabled indefinitely, but firefighters...
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    Aurora first responders
  • Fire departments train for wildland fire season

    Posted on: 5:55 pm, March 23, 2014, by , updated on: 10:01pm, March 23, 2014

    Being billed as a “mutual response training exercise,” fire departments from Evergreen to Denver participated in a wildland training exercise...
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  • Lane closures at Twin Tunnels on I-70 slow mountain traffic

    Posted on: 8:13 pm, March 20, 2014, by

    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — If you’re heading up to the high country this weekend, there might be some pain...
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