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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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    Extra 2-wheel traffic on roads Wednesday for Bike to Work Day

    DENVER — Wednesday is Bike to Work Day in Colorado in which more than 16,000 people are expected to participate, almost triple the amount of bikes that are usually on the roads. But if you are not riding to work, keep an eye out for those who are. Dozens of breakfast stations will be set up throughout the city beginning at 6:30 a.m. to thank those who are participating. There is one at Sports Authority Field at Mile High and […]

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    Bonfils gears up for World Blood Donor Day on Tuesday

    DENVER — Tuesday is World Blood Donor Day and the day is getting even more attention after the shooting in Orlando, Fla. Bonfils Blood Center locations throughout the Denver metro area are taking donations to help replenish the blood supply in Colorado or if people want to donate for the Orlando shooting. Appointments are strongly encouraged at community donor centers and can be made online or during regular business hours by calling 303-363-2300.

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    Roads to close for 3 downtown weekend events

    DENVER — Three events in Denver this weekend could mean one big headache for people trying to drive through downtown. The 14th annual Denver Chalk Art Festival draws close to 150,000 people each year to Larimer Square. Sidewalks will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and the event is open to the public. Larimer Street from 15th Street to Speer Boulevard, and 14th Street between Market and Lawrence streets closed Friday morning and will reopen at 6 a.m. Monday. Drivers traveling eastbound […]

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    Obama delivers commencement speech at Air Force Academy

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address at the Air Force Academy. Watch the ceremony and the speech live.

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    Broncos begin first week of organized team activities

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos have three days of organized team activities beginning Tuesday at the UCHealth Training Center. There will be additional practices on May 31 and June 1-2, and June 13-16. The mandatory minicamp is June 7-9. No live contact is allowed during this week’s OTAs, but the team can conduct 11-on-11 drills. Linebacker and Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller is not expected to be at OTAs as he awaits a long-term deal. He and the Broncos […]

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    State works to fix thousands of potholes

    DENVER — It’s like an annual spring tradition: Easter, the Kentucky Derby and potholes. Denver Public Works street maintenance crews have filled closed to 30,000 potholes this year. Typically, they fill between 60,000 to 100,000 potholes per year. Spring is fertile ground for potholes because of the freeze-thaw cycle. Potholes are created when moisture seeps into cracks in the surface of the road and freezes, causing the road to expand. When the ice thaws, that space is left empty, resulting […]

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    Community remembers woman fatally struck in Westminster accident

    THORNTON, Colo. — At the corner of East 103rd Avenue and York Street stands the unbreakable bond of mothers and daughters, making up a Mother’s Day meet-up nobody should have to imagine and sending greetings to the one mother who has gone ahead of the pack. Ruane Richardson brought lifelong friends and family together in a way no Sunday brunch could ever do. “She’s just a good person. She loved everybody and she’s always there for her family and willing […]

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    Second rabid skunk found in Jefferson County

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A second skunk has tested positive for rabies, Jefferson County Public Health said. The skunk was found in the foothills near Highway 93 and West 58th Avenue above Golden. The skunk was euthanized because of public health concerns, Jefferson County Public Health officials said. They do not believe it exposed any people or animals to the disease. The first rabid skunk was found at the end of April after it came into contact with a dog in […]

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    Fifth annual Bike to School Day is Wednesday

    DENVER — The streets around local schools might have a different look Wednesday with more foot and bicycle traffic. Thousands of children across the state will participate in the fifth annual Bike to School Day. Students, parents and teachers will be riding or walking to school, and the Colorado Department of Transportation is warning drivers of the extra foot and bicycle traffic. “This year’s participation in Bike to School Day is as exciting as ever,” CDOT Safe Routes to School […]

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    Broncos have holes to fill heading into NFL Draft

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The first round of the NFL Draft will be held Thursday night in Chicago. As the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Broncos will make the 31st and last pick in the first round. The question is, do the Broncos remain at No. 31, take the best player available or trade up and draft the quarterback of the future? The Broncos lost their top two quarterbacks during the offseason when Peyton Manning retired and Brock Osweiler left for […]

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    RTD’s long-awaited ‘train to the plane’ begins running

    DENVER — It has been a long time coming, but the commuter rail service between Union Station and Denver International Airport is now running. Known as the train to the plane, travelers can ride the train on the A-Line for free on Friday and Saturday. There are eight stations along the line and it takes 37 minutes to go from the airport to Union Station. Details on the “Train to the Plane” Service times and map Fares Stations and parking […]

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    Father of Columbine shooting victim in need of kidney

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Al and Phyllis Velasquez are celebrating their 41st wedding anniversary. For a couple who has been through so much, they are now leaning on each other more than ever. Al needs an O-type kidney because his kidney had a malignant tumor and had to be removed. “The kidney that he has doesn’t really function,” Phyllis Velasquez said. Nobody in their families were a match. Three times a week, Al Velasquez goes through dialysis, which leaves him drained as […]