NewsNation Signs Geraldo Rivera as Correspondent-at-Large

CHICAGO, IL (February 14, 2024) — NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing cable news network in primetime, today announced Geraldo Rivera will join the channel as correspondent-at-large, effective immediately. In this capacity, he will appear across the network’s daytime and primetime programming. His first on-air appearance will be on CUOMO (weeknights, 8 p.m. ET) on Wednesday, February 14th.

“Geraldo is a legendary journalist whose talent and experience is unrivaled in the industry,” said Michael Corn, President of News at NewsNation. “We look forward to him joining the network and providing our viewers with his one-of-a-kind analysis.”

Mr. Rivera is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist who has spent the last 50 years working in the television industry. Previously, Mr. Rivera served as senior correspondent and co-host of the top-rated roundtable program The Five at FOX News Media. He joined the network in 2001. During his tenure, he covered major stories, including the Iraq War, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Michael Jackson trial, the Scott Peterson case, and numerous natural disasters including Hurricane Katrina.

Prior to FOX, Mr. Rivera worked at ABC News where he served as an original anchor of the network’s signature morning program Good Morning America and as an original senior investigative reporter of the channel’s news magazine 20/20. Previously, Mr. Rivera produced and hosted the syndicated talk show, The Geraldo Rivera Show from 1987-1998.

Mr. Rivera is the author of eight books, including His Panic and The Geraldo Show: A Memoir. Before launching his career in television, he worked as an attorney and as a philanthropist raising millions of dollars in aid for various organizations assisting the disabled.

Mr. Rivera began his broadcast career at WABC-TV in New York where he presented a series of reports exposing the dire conditions children faced at Willowbrook State School. The reports led to a variety of government investigations and are credited with helping to end the practice of institutionalizing the developmentally disabled.


About NewsNation
NewsNation, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) property, is the fastest-growing national cable news network in primetime reaching nearly 70 million television households across the United States. Validated by independent watchdog groups, NewsNation is America’s source for engaging and unbiased news, which reflects the full range of perspectives across the country. The network draws on the local and national expertise of Nexstar Media Group’s 5,500 journalists in 110 newsrooms across the country. NewsNation is available on every major cable and satellite providers, streaming platforms including YouTubeTV, Hulu, DirecTV Stream, FuboTV and Sling, online at, and on the NewsNationNow app available on Android and iOS.


NewsNation Media Contact:
Carly Shanahan

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