Matt Rivers Biography, Age, Parents, Wife and CNN

Matt Rivers Biography

Matt Rivers based at the network’s Beijing bureau, is an international correspondent for CNN. He is responsible for covering major news stories from China and across the world. Rivers graduated from Syracuse University in New York with a dual degree where he majored in broadcast journalism and Spanish. Rivers can also shoot and edit his own work.

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Rivers has since joining CNN in 2015, covered a wide range of stories in China; including the one-on-one interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger during the opening of the Shanghai Disneyland. He played a major role covering Donald Trump’s first official trip to Asia in both Beijing and Manila, and reported extensively from the Chinese-North Korean border exposing U.N. Security Council sanctions violations being committed. He was also instrumental in covering the G20 Summit in China’s Hangzhou, the breaking financial news in Chinese stock markets in early 2016, and continuous issues of South China Sea tensions.

He has also covered major breaking stories across the world including the Istanbul Ataturk Airport terror attack, the earthquake in Japan’s Kumamoto Prefecture, and North Korea’s ballistic missile launch.

Rivers was a reporter for CBS 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; KSAT-TV in San Antonio, Texas; and KTSM-TV in El Paso, Texas, Prior to CNN.

Best known for specializing in breaking news and investigations, his three-part series into alleged campaign abuses by the Sheriff of San Antonio led to an investigation by the Texas Rangers. He has also reported  from the U.S.-Mexican border.

Matt Rivers Age

Being a private person, Matt has managed to keep his age away from the public.

Matt Rivers Parents

Matt has managed to keep details of his personal life and his family off the limelight.

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Matt Rivers Wife

There is no knowledge of Matt ever being married.

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CNN International welcomes Matt Rivers and Oren Liebermann

GLOBAL – Matt Rivers and Oren Liebermann have joined CNN International as correspondents. Rivers will be based in CNN’s Beijing bureau and Liebermann will be based in CNN’s Jerusalem bureau.

“Matt and Oren are multi-skilled and highly motivated reporters,” said Deborah Rayner, Senior Vice President of CNN International Newsgathering. “Their passion for storytelling on all platforms will further strengthen our reportage in Asia and the Middle East.”