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Gloria Riviera Biography
Gloria Riviera is an American media personality serving as ABC News correspondent based in Washington D.C. She was previously based in Beijing, China. She also contributes regularly to ABC News Digital and ABC News Radio.
Gloria Riviera Age
She is 46 years old as of 2020.
Gloria Riviera Nationality
She is an American national.
Gloria Riviera Ethnicity
She has a multicultural heritage on her father’s side. Her paternal grandfather is a Native American immigrant from Mexico, while her paternal grandmother is an Ashkenazi Jew born to Eastern European immigrants.
Gloria Riviera Education
Gloria holds a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature. She has a masters in journalism from New York University.
Gloria Riviera Parents
She is the daughter of Charlotte Riviera and Daniel Riviera and a stepdaughter of Lee Riviera. Her father died in 2016 after battling cancer.
Gloria Riviera Father
Gloria’s dad, Daniel John Riviera, was a Seattle litigator who died on October 14, 2016 at the age of 89. Early tests revealed a genius IQ. That led to a scholarship to Brooklyn Technical High School. He later won a forestry scholarship at Syracuse University where he completed his freshman year before serving with the Army from 1946-47. In 1950 he graduated cum laude with a political science degree. In 1953 he received a Law degree from Georgetown University.
He worked at Ashley, Foster & Pepper. In 1969 he won a multiyear, million-dollar libel case on behalf of 20 local citizens.The law firm was later changed to Foster, Pepper & Riviera when he made partner.
In 1996 he retired but in 1999 he represented Rusty the Collie and Buck the Mutt on a pro bono basis. Their owner, Don Caldwell, was being sued on the grounds that the dogs barked too much. The case went to trial in Blaine County. Don recalled as soon as Dan spoke, “The judge was in total awe.” The verdict: not guilty. A triumph for dogs everywhere!
Gloria Riviera Brother
She has three brothers; Dan Riviera, Jeffrey Riviera and Spencer Riviera. Spencer is an actor best known for his roles in Pollock (2000), Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995) and Could YOU Be Like the Batman? The Batman Calzony (2022).
She also has two sisters namely Sara Riviera Cureton and Jodi Riviera Buchanan.
Gloria Riviera Husband
Gloria is married to Jim Sciutto since October 2006. The couple met while they were both in on assignment in Baghdad in 2003. Jim is also a journalist serving as CNN’s chief national security correspondent and co-anchor of CNN Newsroom. He is also an author. The two both worked at ABC News as foreign correspondents before Jim joined CNN.
Gloria Riviera First Husband
She was previously married to William Hughes III. She got married when she was 28 years old but they ended up divorcing. He is a Managing Director, Liquid Strategies at DigitalBridge Investment Management. He previously worked as a portfolio manager for the Condorcet Opportunity Fund, an event driven hedge fund controlled by Societe Generale.
Gloria Riviera Children
She is a mother of three kids, two sons; Tristan James and Caden Charles; and a daughter Sinclair Elizabeth.
Gloria Riviera ABC News
Riviera is an ABC News correspondent based in Washington D.C. She covers national and international breaking, investigative and feature news stories for the network’s flagship broadcasts including Good Morning America, World News Tonight and Nightline. She also contributes regularly to ABC News Digital and ABC News Radio. She was previously based in Beijing, China. In her tenure at ABC News she has been based in London, the United Nations and New York.
She was the first ABC News television correspondent to file on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight #370 in March 2014 while she was based in Beijing. She then traveled to Kuala Lumpur where she covered the search and rescue efforts of the Malaysian Navy aboard a C-130 aircraft and the US Navy aboard a P-3 Orion.
In April 2014 she reported from Jindo Island in South Korea on the Sewol ferry disaster. She reported on the search and rescue efforts, the ordeal facing the families of more than 300 passengers on board, many of whom were high school students, and the criminal investigation into the actions of the captain and crew. While based in Beijing she reported on cyber-security, pollution, US-China relations, China’s one child policy, human rights, Edward Snowden, the NSA and more.
She joined ABC News in 1999 as the assistant to hen senior White House Correspondent, “20/20” and “This Week” Anchor Sam Donaldson. On September 11th 2001 she reported from ground zero as an associate producer for news coverage as both towers fell. She continued as part of the ABC News reporting team at ground zero, adding the New York Fire Department to her beat.
She was named off-air reporter at the United Nations in 2002, where she covered Security Council negotiations in the lead up to the US invasion of Iraq and the International Atomic Energy Association.
In 2004 she joined ABC News’ political team to cover the 2004 Presidential Election, assigned to the John Edwards campaign.
In 2005 she joined ABC News’ affiliate news service, Newsone as the New York correspondent. During her tenure, she covered a wide range of news stories ranging from Hurricane Katrina to the 2006 conflict between Israel and Lebanon. In 2006, she moved to London contributing to all ABC News platforms by covering Europe and the Middle East. She also appeared regularly as a commentator on American politics and current affairs for the BBC.
In 2017 her work investigating under-age sex trafficking in her series Daughters for Sale was recognized with multiple awards.
Gloria Riviera Producer
Riviera is also an executive producer who produced the 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.
Gloria Riviera Podcast
Gloria is the host of ‘No One Is Coming To Save Us’ podcast. It is a weekly podcast covering America’s childcare crisis and the people of all ages who are crushed by it.
Gloria Riviera Brain Cancer
Gloria is a brain cancer survivor, she was diagnosed in 2019. She revealed on an episode of Beyond the Prescription on Apple podcasts that she had gone for a hot yoga class when she experienced seizures. She was taken to hospital where they diagnosed her with a tumor but at first didn’t know it was cancerous. It was sitting on her frontal lobe, where speech and functionality is. She underwent surgery and chemo but says she can never be free of cancer but the doctors did the best.
Gloria Riviera Salary
Her average base salary is estimated to be $76,689 per year.
Gloria Riviera Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Gloria Riviera Awards
Riviera is an Emmy award winning journalist. She won an Emmy for breaking news coverage of 9/11. In 2013 she also won Alfred I. DuPont Award for her work on the special: “9/11: Answering Children’s Questions”. In 2017 her work investigating under-age sex trafficking in her series Daughters for Sale was recognized with multiple awards.
Gloria Riviera Instagram
She has no Instagram account.