Gloria Riviera

Correspondent, ABC News
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Gloria Riviera is a Digital Journalist for ABC News based in Beijing. She reports on a wide range of feature and hard news topics. As an ABC News correspondent she has... Read More »

Gloria Riviera is a Digital Journalist for ABC News based in Beijing. She reports on a wide range of feature and hard news topics. As an ABC News correspondent she has been based in London, New York and Washington D.C. contributing to all ABC News platforms. Most recently she was based in London where she filed reports for "World News", "Good Morning America" and "Nightline". In this assignment, Riviera covered the global financial crisis, nuclear tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano and subsequent air travel chaos, and protests in Iran following the 2009 Presidential election. She also appeared regularly as a political commentator for the BBC network. In 2004, Riviera was named a correspondent for ABC NewsOne. She traveled extensively to cover breaking news including Hurricane Katrina, the disappearance of Natalie Holloway and the 2006 conflict between Israel and Lebanon. Riviera started her career with ABC News in 1999 as the assistant to then network anchor Sam Donaldson before becoming an associate producer for ABC news in 2001. Based in New York, she covered Ground Zero on 9/11, the United Nations Security Council, multiple conflict zones in the Middle East (including embedding with the 3rd Infantry Division in Fallujah, Iraq) and the U.S. Presidential Campaign in 2004 as an off-air reporter embedded with the John Edwards campaign. She executive produced award winning September 11th coverage. Winning an Emmy for breaking news coverage of 9/11, Riviera also won the Alfred I. DuPont Award for her work on the special: "9/11: Answering Children's Questions" in 2003. Riviera is an avid outdoor enthusiast. She is married to ABC News' former Senior Foreign Correspondent, Jim Sciutto who currently serves as Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the Ambassador to China. Together they have two children, Tristan and Caden.

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WhereWhitePeopleMeet.com Founders Say Their Dating Site Is Not Racist
GLORIA RIVIERA and IGNACIO TORRES
Mar 15, 2016 07:37 AM Story from Lifestyle GLORIA RIVIERA and IGNACIO TORRES, ABC News
Take a 'Historic Graffiti' Tour Under the Lincoln Memorial
ABC News’ Gloria Riviera goes below the National Mall to see ancient doodles.
Sep 01, 2016 06:23 PM Story from US GLORIA RIVIERA and JANET WEINSTEIN, ABC News
President Obama Warns 'Hostile' Rhetoric Against Police Hurts Reform Efforts
GLORIA RIVIERA and ALEXANDER MALLIN
Jul 10, 2016 11:47 AM Story from Politics GLORIA RIVIERA and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News
UVA Sororities Follow the No-Frat-Party Rule, But Sisters Are Angry
KATHERINE FAULDERS and GLORIA RIVIERA
Feb 01, 2015 05:26 PM Story from US KATHERINE FAULDERS and GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Inside a Northern India Temple Where Women Are Exorcized to Tame Their 'Ghosts'
GLORIA RIVIERA and KARSON YIU
Feb 16, 2015 03:32 PM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA and KARSON YIU, ABC News
North Korea's Newest Threats Irk Its Main Ally China
GLORIA RIVIERA
Jan 25, 2013 05:52 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
China's First Lady Peng Liyuan Brings Rare Glamour to U.S. Summit With Obama
GLORIA RIVIERA
Jun 06, 2013 12:19 PM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Captain Retracing Malaysia Flight Asks 'Pray for 370'
GLORIA RIVIERA
Mar 19, 2014 11:06 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Flying With Searchers Looking for Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet
GLORIA RIVIERA
Mar 13, 2014 12:34 PM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Malaysia Airlines Flight Vanishes, Three Americans on Board
GLORIA RIVIERA
Mar 06, 2014 07:49 PM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Blogger 'Scared' After Appealing to Obama to Help Save China's Environment
GLORIA RIVIERA
May 16, 2013 09:03 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
North Korea Vows More Nuclear Tests Targeting U.S.
GLORIA RIVIERA
Jan 24, 2013 06:33 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Stieg Larsson's Longtime Partner on Rumored Fourth Book
GLORIA RIVIERA
Aug 06, 2010 11:08 AM Story from Nightline GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Sweden: Land of the Stay-At-Home Dad
GLORIA RIVIERA
Oct 19, 2010 01:09 PM Story from Nightline GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
They're Clean, They're Cute and They Cuddle
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Jan 07, 2010 12:14 PM Story from Nightline GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
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