Kayla Rivera

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Atlanta, GA
CUNY Graduate School Of Journalism
Mercy College
Entertainment, Local News, And Television
  • Kayla is an Entertainment Writer for Static Media.
  • She has previously worked for CBS46 News, Marietta Daily Journal, New York City News Service, and several other publications in Georgia and New York.
  • She won an AC Press Award for her reporting on the minimum wage in New York City and her film "Left Out in the Cold" was picked up and aired at the CUNY Film Festival.


Kayla has more than five years of experience working as a journalist in television, print, and radio. She also has experience in filming, producing, editing, and social media. She is an Award-Winning Latina Journalist born and raised in the Bronx, NY who is now currently based in Atlanta. She grew up in a traditional Puerto Rican household and loves everything about her culture. Kayla recently worked as a full-time multimedia journalist for CBS46 News where she reported on breaking news, local businesses, crime, and entertainment at a top 10 news station. She also reported for Marietta Daily Journal where she reported on stories in the Cobb County area. Since she was a young girl, she has always aspired to be a journalist thanks to her grandmother who instilled in her the importance of the news. Kayla's desire to be a voice to the voiceless fuels her journalism journey.


Kayla has a Master's Degree in Journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, with an Arts and Culture concentration. She also has a Bachelor's Degree in Television and Radio Production with a double minor in Criminal Justice and Psychology.
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