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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Bulletproof clothing designers say US demand is on the rise
Gloria Riviera, IGNACIO TORRES and Kelly McCarthy
Jul 12, 2018 03:39 PM Story from Business Gloria Riviera, IGNACIO TORRES and Kelly McCarthy, ABC News
Trump's budget cuts funding for Superfund sites, clean air and water programs
STEPHANIE EBBS and GLORIA RIVIERA
May 23, 2017 05:53 PM Story from Politics STEPHANIE EBBS and GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
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
Woman allegedly trafficked through Backpage.com says new legislation brings 'closure'
Gloria Riviera, Lauren Effron and Sally Hawkins
Apr 11, 2018 08:17 PM Story from US Gloria Riviera, Lauren Effron and Sally Hawkins, ABC News
Mousavi Says He Won't Give Up Fight Against Iranian Regime
-Zamani, Mehdi Karroubi, Seyed Ali Mousavi, Gloria Riviera
Feb 02, 2010 10:51 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Man's Best Friend in Life and Death
, Gloria Riviera
Jan 27, 2010 07:14 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
They're Clean, They're Cute and They Cuddle
GLORIA RIVIERA
Jan 07, 2010 12:14 PM Story from Nightline GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
The Bo Vanishes: Death of a Civilization
GLORIA RIVIERA
Feb 05, 2010 11:13 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
New U.S. Embassy in London: a Fortress, but Open
embassy, united states, london, u.s., terrorism, Kieran Timberlake, ambassador, u.s. embassy, united kingdom, london, Gloria Riviera
Feb 23, 2010 04:37 PM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Paul McCartney: Save Abbey Road Studios!
, Manic Street Preachers, ABC News, Gloria Riviera
Feb 17, 2010 12:44 PM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Amanda Knox's Former Boyfriend Described as 'Shy and Introverted'
GLORIA RIVIERA
Jul 04, 2009 02:03 PM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Tony Blair Tells 'Judgment Day' Panel He Has No Regrets on Iraq
GLORIA RIVIERA
Jan 29, 2010 09:17 AM Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
Get Your Face Covered in Gold -- and Feel Young Again?
GLORIA RIVIERA
Feb 24, 2010 10:27 AM Story from Nightline GLORIA RIVIERA, ABC News
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