Elena Rivera

Elena Rivera is a reporter for KRCC. Previously, she worked for Blue Ridge Public Radio in Asheville, NC, Georgia Public Broadcasting in Atlanta, GA, and KBIA in Columbia, MO.

She has won awards from the Missouri Broadcast Association, Kansas City Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists (Region 7) for her work as a morning newscast host, an arts reporter and a podcast producer.

She is originally from Rochester, NY, and graduated with a master’s in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.