Matt Rivers Biography and Wiki
Matt Rivers is an American journalist currently working for CNN based in Mexico City as an international correspondent. He joined the TV network in 2015.
Rivers was previously based in the network’s Beijing Bureau where he covered various recent major news stories including the ongoing Hong Kong protests, Taiwan’s historic legalization of same-sex marriage, the US-China trade war among many others. Prior to joining CNN, he worked for CBS 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a reporter. He attended Syracuse University in New York where he majored in Journalism and Spanish graduating with a dual degree.
Matt Rivers Age
At the moment, there is no available information in regards to Rivers’ date, year, and place of birth. Therefore, we cannot tell his exact age.
Matt Rivers Height
Drawing from his photos, Rivers is tall in stature. His height is around 6 feet 1 inch (Approx 1.9 m).
Matt Rivers Parents
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Matt Rivers Wife
Rivers is quite a reserved person when it comes to his personal affairs. Hence there is no clear information to whether he is married with kids, dating or single. However, we will update this as soon as we have clear facts.
Matt Rivers CNN
Rivers works for CNN based in Mexico City as an international correspondent. He joined the TV network in 2015. Rivers was formerly based in the network’s Beijing Bureau where he covered various recent major news stories including the ongoing Hong Kong protests, Taiwan’s historic legalization of same-sex marriage, the US-China trade war, China’s relationship with Trump administration among many others. In addition, he conducted an investigation concerning the mass abuse of Muslims in western China, where millions of people have been detained for their religious beliefs.
He was granted rare access to Myanmar in 2018, while reporting about the Rohingya refugee crisis, visiting areas of Rakhine State for CNN. Rivers spoke to the wives of jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo after their incarceration in the country. In addition, he has also covered major breaking news all over the world including the saving of 12 boys and their coach from Tham Luang cave in Thailand as well as the Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami, which destroyed the Indonesia city of Palu. He has had the pleasure to conduct a high-profile interview with Taiwan President Tsai lng-wen, Baidu CEO Robin Li, Disney CEO Bob Iger, and Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton.
Prior to joining CNN, Rivers worked for CBS 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a reporter, KSAT-TV in San Antonio, Texas, as well as KTSM-TV in El Paso Texas. He is mostly known for specializing in breaking news and investigation.
Some of Matt Rivers’ colleagues at CNN include:
Natalie Allen – Anchor
David Culver -Anchor and Correspondent
Jeremy Diamond – Correspondent
Fredricka Whitfield – Anchor
Pamela Brown – Correspondent
Christine Romans – Anchor and Correspondent
Alexis Mcadams – Reporter
Ryan Young – Correspondent (Chicago)
Jason Carrol – Correspondent.
Sharon Collins – Anchor (Atlanta)
Kate Bennett – White House Correspondent (Washington)
Victor Blackwell – Correspondent and Anchor (Atlanta)
Matt Rivers Xinjiang
Rivers and his team traveled to Kazakhstan and China’s Xinjiang Province for his three-part series, speaking to ex-cons and camp workers who accuse the Chinese government of maltreating the detainees while undergoing political indoctrination. China went to an extent to frustrate CNN’s investigation including pestering Rivers inside his hotel room, constantly following the team while they were on the ground, and setting up spontaneous roadblocks on key highways.
Matt Rivers Salary
He is mostly known for his work as CNN’s international correspondent. Rivers’ estimated salary is around $40,000 per year.
Matt Rivers Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for quite some time now, Rivers has been able to secure a good fortune. His estimated net worth is around $2 Million.
Is Matt Rivers Married
He is quite reserved when it comes to his love life. Therefore, we cannot tell whether Rivers is married, Dating, or single.