Gloria Riviera

Digital Journalist, 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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MH370 Families in Angry Protest at Malaysian Embassy
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Mar 25, 2014 10:20 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
Flying With Searchers Looking for Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet
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Mar 13, 2014 12:34 PM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Inside Saipan's Industry of 'American-Born Chinese Babies'
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Feb 10, 2014 08:40 PM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
China's President Applauded for Walking Street Without Air Mask
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Feb 25, 2014 11:33 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
Captain Retracing Malaysia Flight Asks 'Pray for 370'
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Mar 19, 2014 11:06 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
North Korea's Newest Threats Irk Its Main Ally China
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Jan 25, 2013 05:52 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Rat Meat Sold as Lamb Adds to Chinese Food Fears
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May 03, 2013 08:02 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
Chinese Director Facing Millions in Fines Over 1-Child policy
ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images By Gloria Riviera and Kaijing Xiao BEIJING-Chinese Family Planning authorities are investigating one of the country's top film directors
May 09, 2013 10:22 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
Fallen Chinese Politician Bo Xilai Sentenced to Life in Prison
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Sep 22, 2013 07:00 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
China's 2nd-Richest Man Knifed by Job-Seeker
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Sep 18, 2013 07:03 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
North Korea Vows More Nuclear Tests Targeting U.S.
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Jan 24, 2013 06:33 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Tiananmen Square Crash Poses Questions for Officials
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Oct 29, 2013 08:09 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
Ambassador Kennedy Accuses China of Raising Tension in the Region
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Nov 27, 2013 11:59 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
Tracking Giant Hornets That Have Killed at Least 42 People
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Oct 09, 2013 08:29 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Video Claims China Has Tested a Stealth Drone
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Nov 22, 2013 08:27 AM Blog Entry from News Gloria Riviera, ABC News
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