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Matthew Mario Rivera


Matthew Mario Rivera is an American Producer, Reporter, and Professor at New York University. Moreover, Matthew Mario Rivera is also the key member behind ‘NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’.

Early Life and Childhood

Matthew Mario Rivera is currently 40 years old. He was born to American parents in 1982, in the United States. He is also known as Matt Rivera. Name of his father is Daniel O Rivera and his mother’s name is Loraine V Vetter. Similarly, her mother married Larry Vetter after divorcing Daniel who is an environmentalist and owns a consulting company in Lindenhurst, New York.

There is no information regarding her siblings. However, there is no information regarding his ethnicity and follows the Christian religion. As for his education, he attended ‘Sachem High School’ in 1996. Then he graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

Professional Life

Talking about his career, after he graduated from ‘NYU’ in 2004 he started his career as a video journalist and later worked at ‘The Wall Street Journal’ and ‘NBC’. He started his foundation named ‘Moose Production’. The award-winning production studio creates high-quality documentaries and develops innovative projects.

Just after three years of inception, ‘Moose Production’ created feature films and short films. The company has increased its employees and operates in three countries. Then after from 2005 to 2007 he worked for the global internet and social media company “Career TV as” a video journalist. Other than that he worked as a video journalist for “Fast Company” and “TitanTV”.

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Caption: Matthew Mario Rivera captured during filming (Source: Affair Post)

In March 2008 he was hired as a reporter by “The Wall Street Journal” and later promoted to multimedia producer. He played a major role in the utilization of resources and management for New York Production. Later he began working as a video reporter. Moreover, he was a lecturer at Bauhaus-Weimar and an instructor at the BBC’s program in Newcastle, England.

In September 2010, he joined ‘’ where he established himself as a senior producer. During his involvement at ‘’ for six years, he managed the production of many ‘Original Video news series. He collaborated with the production of other series as well. He headed a team that served for ‘NBC News videos in the digital area, using new techniques and setups.

Current work

Currently, he is working as the senior digital producer of ‘Meet the Press with Chuck Todd.’ He was involved in ‘The NBC morning public affairs program featuring interviews of many American and world leaders. He also played an important role in placing ‘NBC’ on various emerging digital platforms through this longest-running show in the history of TV being the digital leader of the show. Likewise, he concentrates on attracting a digital interview for the network.

He even expanded ‘Meet the Press,’ by launching several shows and events which is ‘NBC’s most successful weekly TV broadcast and interview program. Such an event also collaborates with the ‘American Film Institute’ (AFI); ‘1947: The Meet the Press Podcast’; and ‘Meet the Press: The Lid,’ alongside daily news audio instructions.

In addition, he handles all social and video distribution for ‘Meet the Press’ on ‘NBC’ and ‘MTP Daily’ on ‘MSNBC,’ which is owned by the ‘NBCUniversal News Group.’


Even though his an illustrious career, there is no information regarding him winning any of the rewards or getting nominated for awards. However, he can win awards in the future.

Matthew Mario Rivera – Net Worth 2023

Matthew Mario Rivera has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. he earns nearly $ 60k per month. His net worth was influenced by being a producer, reporter, investor, and professor. There is no information about his cars, houses, or salaries.

Personal Life

Matthew Mario Rivera is a straight and married man. He married Kasie Hunt on May 6, 2017, at Shenandoah Woods in Stanley, Virginia. They first met at “NBC News” in Washington in 2012 since Kasie is an ‘NBC News’ Capitol Hill correspondent.

Then eventually got engaged on August 13, 2016. The engagement was also announced on ‘NBC’ by Jow Scarborough and Mike Brzezinski. Their marriage was organized in private and friends and family were invited. Their marriage ceremony was solemnized by Kasie’s family friend and Baptist minister Marian Sieke.


Caption: Matthew Mario Rivera wedding with Kasie Hunt (Sources: SFGate)

Matthew Mario Rivera – Body Measurements

Matthew Mario Rivera has a brown color eye with light brown hair color. Likewise, he has a height of 6 feet (1.82m) and a weight of 77 kg (170 lbs). There is no information regarding his chest-waist-hip measurements, biceps, etc.

Matthew Mario Rivera – Social Media

The talented star is active on social media. His Instagram account “@mattmrivera” has more than 442k followers. His Twitter account @rivera has more than 3.5k followers.