Daniel Rivero

Reporter/Producer

The World

Daniel Rivero is a reporter and producer for WLRN covering urban issues, including immigration and voting rights. Before joining the team, he was an investigative reporter and producer on the television series "The Naked Truth," and a digital reporter for Fusion.

His work has won honors of the Murrow Awards, Sunshine State Awards, and Green Eyeshade Awards. He has also been nominated for a Livingston Award and a GLAAD Award on reporting on the background of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's tenure as Attorney General of Oklahoma and on the Orlando nightclub shooting, respectively.

Daniel was born on the outskirts of Washington, DC, to Cuban parents and moved to Miami 20 years ago. He learned to walk with a Wiffle ball bat and has been a skateboarder since age 10.

Group of people gather outside a church for a prayers

Cuban Americans make plea to Biden administration for help on immigration limbo

A popular program for reuniting Cuban families in the US has been on pause since 2017. Now, many families are asking the Biden administration to restart it.

Cuban Americans make plea to Biden administration for help on immigration limbo

Latino teen hopes the Republican Party can reform itself

Latino teen hopes the Republican Party can reform itself
Jacob Cuenca of Homestead, Florida, has been daunted by the political campaigns over the past year plus current events. He says he's disappointed with President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus, and he recently switched his vote to Democratic ch

Trump’s pandemic response convinced this Latino Republican to back Biden  

Trump’s pandemic response convinced this Latino Republican to back Biden  
Jacob Cuenca, 18, a registered Republican, poses outside his home in Homestead, Florida, on May 21, 2020.

The pandemic upended this Latino teen's senior year. Now it's upended his politics.

The pandemic upended this Latino teen's senior year. Now it's upended his politics.
Jacob Cuenca, 18, is a registered Republican with misgivings about voting for US President Donald Trump in November.

Trump's pandemic response has this conservative Latino teen voter considering Biden

Trump's pandemic response has this conservative Latino teen voter considering Biden