Tanya Rivero Biography
Tanya Rivero is an American host, anchor, and correspondent working for CBS News. She joined the network in November 2017 as a news anchor.
Tanya Rivero Education
Rivero attended Manhattan’s Professional Children’s School and danced professionally with the New York City Ballet under the name Tanya Gingerich. She was a professional ballet. Rivero is a proud graduate of Yale University and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She started using the name Tanya Rivero professionally after attending journalism school. It is the surname of her Cuban maternal grandmother.
Tanya Rivero Career
Rivero serves CBS News as the weekday afternoon anchor for CBS, CBS News’ premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service. She covers national and international news, and also the breaking news of the day. During her tenure at CBS News, Rivero was the first broadcast journalist to interview Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She anchored extensive, live coverage of the 2020 election. The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol began on January 6th, 2021 and she anchored live coverage of the congressional vote to ratify the election results. In addition to that, she regularly interviews U.S. lawmakers including Rep. Judy Chu, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Sen. Tim Kaine, and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
She anchored an hour-long CBS News streaming vaccine special, for which she interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci and oversaw extensive, in-depth coverage of the nation’s COVID-19 pandemic. Rivero anchored rolling coverage of the U.S. strike against Syria, in response to the Assad regime’s suspected use of chemical weapons. Furthermore, she anchored live, hours-long rolling coverage of the release of Robert Mueller’s report of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Prior to that, she hosted the Wall Street Journal’s digital channel, “Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero” on WSJ Live. She interviewed newsmakers from CEOs to heads of state to cultural icons. Her daily show covered a wide range of issues. Before that, Rivero worked as an anchor and correspondent for ABC News, anchoring “ABC News Now,” “America This Morning,” and “World News Now.” Also at ABC News, she was the host of “Good Morning America Health,” where she won awards for her health reporting, and “Good Money.” She also reported as a correspondent for “Good Morning America,” “Nightline,” “World News with Diane Sawyer” and “Weekend World News with David Muir.”
Prior to working at ABC News, she worked for WCBS-TV as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Her career began in broadcast news as a “one-man-band” reporter for News 12 The Bronx. After some time, she was elevated to anchor after six months.
Tanya Rivero Age
Rivero was born (Tanya Rivero Warren) in New York, United States. She likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 40s.
Tanya Rivero Height
Rivero stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Tanya Rivero Family
Rivero was born and grew up in New York where she learned to speak Spanish from her Cuban mother.
Tanya Rivero Husband
Rivero is married to Will Grenz. They exchanged their marriage vows on August 16, 2014, in California, and are currently proud parents of two sons, Nico Warren and another one. The family lives in Manhattan with their rescue dog and a Ragdoll cat.
Tanya Rivero Net Worth
Rivero has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a host, anchor, and correspondent.
Tanya Rivero Salary
Rivero earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
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