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An original member of the Channel 2 morning news team, Greg Nieto has been with Channel 2 and FOX31 since 2000! He currently reports on weeknights.

Born in Denver, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nieto has developed strong ties over the past 17 years, with organizations like M.D.A., M.A.D.D., Denver Dumb Friends League, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Colorado.

A life-long Broncos fan, he enjoys going to the games, volunteering or trying out a new craft brewery.

He is excited to see all the changes at 5280 and looks forward to hearing what stories make your heart sing!

You can email Greg at Gregory.Nieto@KDVR.com.


Recent Articles
  • Denver man dies after December hit-and-run crash

    DENVER — Just a few weeks ago, Dave Martinez appeared to be doing relatively well. The 53-year-old was on the road to recovery after being struck by a driver while on his bicycle. However, on Monday night, he died. The Dec. 11 crash happened on Zuni Street near West 32nd Avenue in the Highland neighborhood. Martinez was riding his bike home at the time. That drive who hit him has not been found. A GoFundMe account has been established to help […]

  • Flight attendant loses engagement ring at DIA after receiving it on Christmas Eve

    DENVER — A Delta Airlines flight attendant is desperate to be reunited with her engagement ring after it fell off her finger at Denver International Airport Thursday. Alexis Anthony’s fiance proposed to her on Christmas Eve in Puerto Rico. “It was the worst thing that possibly could have happened to us,” Anthony said. Anthony said she was staying in Denver for a layover and was traveling back to Atlanta early Thursday morning. She believes the ring slid off her finger […]

  • Community of closed Denver-area church reunites with candlelight vigil on Christmas Eve

    DENVER — While Our Lady of Visitation closed in April 2017, its community has remained together. Parishioners gathered Monday night to reenact a Biblical scene about the events leading to Christ’s birth. Our Lady of Visitation is located on West 65th Place in Berkley, which is part of Adams County just north of Denver city limits. The church’s community is hoping to show the Archdiocese of Denver that they have not lost faith and are worthy of having the church […]

  • Ice Castles open in Dillon as winter arrives in Colorado

    DILLON, Colo. — It’s opening night for the castles made entirely of ice on Tenderfoot Street in Dillon. Out front: The anticipation for frozen precipitation. Behind the scenes: At least for now- everyone treading lightly. They were making sure every piece around them and above them stuck to its mark. Back in line: It’s excitement in the eyes of the ticket holders, like the Pattersons from Leavenworth, Kansas. They’re seeing loved ones in Longmont for the holidays. A.J. Millor’s family […]

  • Bicyclist run over by hit-and-run driver recovering while police search for suspect

    DENVER — David Martinez is moving much slower these days. A week after he was struck on his bicycle, he continues to deal with aches and pains all over his body. Martinez says he was hit week, on Dec. 11, near West 33rd Avenue and Zuni Street in North Denver. Denver Police confirm the hit-and-run and say there are no new leads in the case. There is no description of the driver. Martinez is anxious to get his bike back, […]

  • One-time homeless man wins $250,000 in Colorado Lottery

    DENVER — For “Diego B,” second chances are things he cherishes. A few years ago, he was homeless in Iowa. Today, he is a rich man in Colorado. Wednesday, Diego was notified by Colorado Lottery officials, that he won $250,000 off of a second-chance scratch ticket. The original “Willy Wonka” ticket only cost Diego $10. The 31-year-old plans to spend the money on land he had purchased outside of Alamosa and donate a portion to the National Park Service.

  • Caught on camera: Auto part theft from van could ruin Christmas trip

    DENVER — Two people have been caught on camera stealing parts off of a van in a Denver neighborhood. The theft could ruin a Christmas trip. A group of Washington Park friends say surveillance video shows two suspects stealing the catalytic converter from their van. It’s not just any van, mind you, but a van, the group of women say, that is used for an annual trip to the high country. A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control device. […]

  • Former Denver police officer analyzes growing frequency of threats

    DENVER — For 35 years, Jim Ponzi was a Denver Police Officer. Now, he does his crime fighting from the classroom. An Associate Professor of Criminology at Denver’s Regis University, the former lieutenant is watching with a close eye, as threats are made at businesses, hospitals and schools, across the globe, with apparent greater frequency. He says threats can be broken up into 3 categories: Revenge Diversion Conditional

  • Aurora animal rescue group gets new kennels thanks to local masonry business

    AURORA, Colo. — Christmas came early for L.O.L.A.’s Rescue in Aurora. The animal rescue organization was in need of more space to save pets’ lives. Thankfully, it recently received a donation of 16 brick kennels from Dutch’s Masonry in Lakewood. Now, L.O.L.A.’s is asking for volunteers this weekend to help paint the kennels. L.O.L.A.’s stands for “labs and other large angels.” Its founder estimates the donated kennels will save about 45 more animals’ lives each month. L.O.L.A.’s is located at 22351 […]

  • ‘DJ E’ battles muscular dystrophy on way to becoming musical leader of Colorado Rumble

    DENVER — When the Colorado Rumble indoor pro soccer team opens its season Saturday night, they plan on providing some pretty cool entertainment for the fans. The in-game entertainment will be produced by “DJ E,” or Ethan Beaudoin. He’s been producing some outstanding sounds for folks for the past couple of years. He’s now spinning the spirit as the official DJ for the Rumble. When muscular dystrophy makes things challenging for Ethan,  technology helps him overcome the difficulties. His talents […]

  • Maggie Long remembered on one-year anniversary of disappearance, death

    CONIFER, Colo. — The memory of Maggie Long lives on inside the lobby of the Venue Theatre Company in Conifer. It’s where her loved ones have decided to honor and remember her one year after her still-unsolved disappearance and death. It lives on through her own words which are framed on the wall. Long’s friend and fellow performer Hannah Osincup is the first-ever recipient of the Maggie Long award, which will continue to be given to those who embody the Bailey […]

  • ‘Bayaud Community Hustle’ helps people achieve better lives

    DENVER — How willing are you to “hustle” for a better job? At Bayaud Enterprises in Denver, they are holding their 3rd Annual “Bayaud Community Hustle.” It’s an opportunity for people who experience a disability or homelessness, to present themselves to a room full of peers, with an eye on finding a job or a better job. For almost 50 years Bayaud Enterprises has provided employment training, assessment and placement for people with disabilities and other barriers.