BIO

 

Tanya Rivero joined ABC News in October 2007. In this role, she anchors live coverage and news briefs for ABC News NOW, ABC’s digital and cable network which delivers live breaking news and original programming. She also hosts two shows on ABC News NOW, “GMA Health” and “What’s the Buzz.”

Rivero files reports for ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” “GMA –Weekend,” and “World News.” Versatile in her reporting, Rivero also regularly anchors “World News Now” and “America this Morning,” ABC’s overnight and early morning news programs. She has filled in as news reader for “Good Morning America” and “GMA Weekend”. Rivero anchored continuous live coverage of Michael Jackson’s funeral and the Royal Wedding. Her reporting on women’s health issues earned her the 2011 Media Award for excellence by NAMS, a U.S. based medical society.

Prior to joining ABC News, Rivero was a reporter and fill-in anchor for WCBS-TV, the CBS affiliate in New York. She joined the station in July 2005. She was also an anchor and reporter for News 12 The Bronx.

A graduate of Yale University, Rivero holds a M.S. from the Columbia University School of Journalism.

Before pursuing journalism, she was a corps de ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet.