Cuomo's reporting and investigations have been recognized with dozens of journalism awards, including multiple Emmy nominations and awards for his investigative reporting and news coverage (9/11, Charitable hospitals, Best Morning Show, various breaking news stories). Notably, Cuomo's "Good Morning America" profile of inspiring 12-year-old poet, Mattie Stepanek, was recognized with a News Emmy making Cuomo one of the youngest correspondents to receive a News Emmy in network news history. Additionally, Cuomo has been awarded Polk and Peabody awards for team coverage and his work has been singled out in the areas of breaking news, business news, and legal news, with the Edward R. Murrow award for breaking news coverage, a Loeb Award for business reporting and the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award for investigating juvenile justice.
Before joining ABC News, Cuomo was a correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Fox Broadcast Network's, "Fox Files," where he covered a wide range of stories focusing on controversial social issues. He also served as a political policy analyst for Fox News Channel. Prior to Fox News, Cuomo practiced law and worked in structured finance.
A licensed attorney, Cuomo received his law degree from the Fordham University School of Law in New York City and his undergraduate degree from Yale University. He lives in New York City with his wife, Cristina, and their three jewels.