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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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    Witness: Man stabbed over Facebook posts was assaulted with smashed cellphone

    LONGMONT, Colo. — For the fourth time in two weeks, there has been a stabbing in Longmont, and this time, police say it was over Facebook postings. The Longmont Police Department said that at about 9 p.m. Wednesday, two men from the Denver area drove to the 300 block of 23rd Avenue where they say they confronted a 25-year-old man over Facebook posts. The victim then was pulled from his apartment and was stabbed by one of the suspects, police […]

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    Denver Zoo officials to present master plan to city for revitalization

    DENVER -– It could be the first step for a mini-face-lift for the Denver Zoo as officials will meet with the city on Wednesday to perhaps finalize a revitalization plan. Zookeepers are clear, this is not an expansion, just an improvement of existing exhibits. Zoo officials will meet Wednesday with the Denver Infrastructure and Cultural Committee and present a new master plan for the park. It includes getting permission in some cases to create buildings and exhibits larger than 3,000 […]

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    Longmont residents rally in support of Michelle Wilkins with White Heart Project

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Residents of Longmont are rallying together in support of Michelle Wilkins, the pregnant woman who was stabbed and had the fetus removed after answering a Craigslist ad for baby clothes that were for sale. Over the weekend, hundreds of people showed up to support Wilkins and her family. Wilkins had surgery after the attack and is recovering at Longmont United Hospital. At Longmont’s Loomiller Park, hundreds of people showed their love for Wilkins, with many holding candles, […]

  • Spring Break for most schools causes traffic on roads and in the air

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    Church burglaries on uptick in Englewood; 19 unsolved cases in past 10 months

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Englewood Police Department is asking for the public’s help in a string of church burglaries that date back 10 months.Police say there have been 19 burglaries, with four happening in the past week after a three-month lull. Police released surveillance photos of a suspect burglarizing Immanuel Lutheran Church twice last summer. Authorities say the man in the photo is wanted for 2 burglaries at Immanuel Lutheran Church, on South Acoma Street, last Fall. First Presbyterian Church, […]

  • Suspected DUI driver sends 2 to hospital in accident

    DENVER — Saturday night a car accident sent people to the hospital near the Boulder Turnpike. A male driver in his 30s was suspected of DUI, according to officials. His car hit two cars near the 72nd and Pecos intersection. Then sideswiped or hit five cars near the 84th & Pecos intersection. The suspected DUI driver and another driver at the 84th intersection were taken to hospital. The condition of the drivers are unknown at this time. This story will updated […]

  • Denver celebrates in green, while officials remind locals the heat is on

    DENVER — The Irish in Denver certainly know how to put on a parade, after 53 years in the making. This year’s theme- the “emerald mile”- is a tribute to Colorado’s Irish heritage. “We like to teach the kids a little bit about their ancestry,” said Todd Kilduff, parade goer. “My parents brought us up going to the parades and stuff and I want to do the same for them.” But it’s a day when everyone is considered Irish. No […]

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    Colorado senators propose arresting lawmakers for government shutdowns

    DENVER — Colorado’s senators are putting their politics aside in hopes of preventing future government shutdowns. According to the Denver Post, Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Sen. Cory Gardner hope to prevent any repeat of the government shutdowns in 2013 and 1995. They propose if lawmakers reach the shutdown stage, the plan would require a roll call once an hour every day from 8 a.m. to midnight for as long as a shutdown is in place. If a majority […]

  • Man lives with long-term elevator outage

    Long elevator outage makes life tougher on some Aurora apartment residents

    AURORA, Colo. — There are four floors at each of the two ‘Joliet Towers,’ in Aurora. In one building, the elevator has been broken, residents say, for a couple of months. Maybe only a matter of inconvenience for some, but it’s a little bit tougher for a 96-year-old World War II veteran.  John Steinke lives on the 2nd floor.  And while he says he’s not mad, he can’t understand why it is taking so long to get the elevator fixed. […]

  • Group works to help homeless through cold months

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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 an 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

    LOS ANGELES — It’s the biggest fight of Cat Zingano’s life.  Friday night the champ Ronda Rousey will take on Colorado’s Cat Zingano on Saturday night. RELATED: UFC competitor Cat Zingano faces the fight of her life This is the main event, Rousey is the clear favorite, but Cat doesn’t care. The graduate of Fairview High School has a number of tools that could pull the upset. Primetime Sports Bar in Denver has fans UFC watch party. Fans at Primtime Sports Bar […]