Frances Rivera Biography – Frances Rivera Wiki
Frances Rivera is a Filipino-American journalist and television news anchor. She had been a television reporter and anchor for Boston’s NBC affiliate, WHDH for ten years, until August 2011. From 2011 to 2013, she was a morning news anchor for WPIX in New York City. In February 2014, she joined NBC News and MSNBC where she served as Thomas Roberts co-anchor on MSNBC Live airing weekdays.
After graduation from college, she came back to the United States to work at CBS Morning News in New York City. She worked at CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and NBC affiliate KFDX in Wichita Falls, Texas. She also worked off camera in New York City for CBS News’ The Morning Show and covered the 1996 Presidential campaign. She was also a co-host and reporter for the PBS show Asian America. In 2001, she joined WHDH in Boston and in 2006, was promoted to the news anchor chair.
In July 2011, it was reported that due to personal and family reasons, she would leave WHDH in August 2011 for a New York television job. Her last broadcast in Boston was Thursday, August 18, 2011. She left to join the WPIX Pix11 Morning News in New York City and began broadcasting there on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 6:14 a.m. covering Hurricane Irene. On August 6, 2013, she accepted a buyout from WPIX and left the station at the end of that month. On her Facebook page, she stated, “Never been into on-air goodbyes, so for my last week at work, I insist on a no fuss, genuine one right here: Much love and goodbye for now!” In 2014, she became a co-anchor at MSNBC.
She is a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of the Philippines Diliman.
Frances Rivera Age
She was born in 1970 in Philippines.
Frances Rivera Husband
In 2003, she married her husband, Stuart Fraass, a Boston mortgage broker. They have two children.
Frances Rivera Children
She has two children a daughter named Tessa born in 2010. In 2012, she gave birth to their second child, a son, Laz Conrad Rivera.
Frances Rivera Family
She was born in the Philippines. At three years, she and her family, including her two brothers Andre and Marc, moved from the Philippines to Austin, Texas. Sometime afterward, they moved and settled in Dallas.
Frances Rivera Nationality
Her nationality is American.
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