A Milanese transplanted to New York, Alberto Riva is the International Business Times senior world news editor. He began his career in journalism as a news agency reporter in Italy, later moving to Atlanta to work for CNN. He also worked for Bloomberg News, producing a live news show on Bloomberg Radio, and helped lead America24, the US-based digital operation of Italy's biggest business newspaper, Il Sole 24 Ore. He also writes frequently about aviation. He holds dual US and Italian citizenship, and lives in Brooklyn.