About me

Michael Angelo Rivera is a student in the visual journalism program at Western Kentucky University with an expected

graduation date of 2013. He was the

2012-2013 Photo Editor of

the College Heights Herald. Rivera has

recently completed a photo editing

internship at ABCNews.com in New York.

He is also a contract photographer

at ZUMA PRESS. Rivera briefly attended

school in Texas where he sought

to earn a degree in criminal justice before realizing his true passion for journalism.

Growing up with Honduran parents,

Rivera speaks both English and Spanish

fluently. This proved to be

advantageous, growing up in

Duncanville, Texas. The first in his family

to pursue photojournalism,

Rivera hopes to cover conflict photography in

Central and South America after his graduation.