Daisha Riley

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Full Name Daisha Riley
Age 35 Years Old
Nick Name Daisha
Gender Female
Famous As Producer
Birth Date September 27th, 1985
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About Daisha Riley 

Daisha Riley was an Emmy Award-winning American television personality. She is best known as one of the producers of the ABC morning show, Good Morning America. She has been associated with the show for 14 years until her death on 20 July 2020. She died at the age of 35. The cause of her death has yet to be revealed. Her death was confirmed by GMA co-host, Michael Strahan. Strahan said, "One of our stars, Daisha Riley, a young and talented producer, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. She rose through the ranks over the years on our show, working on stories that have made so many of you, our viewers, smile and tear up. Her legacy lives on in a powerful voice she shared through storytelling."

GMA co-host Robin Roberts paid her tribute to Riley via Twitter. She wrote on Twitter, Daisha Riley was a remarkable woman...talented, creative, kind, a beautiful soul in every way. Condolences to her beloved family. Our @GMA family loved her and will be forever grateful to have experienced Daisha's grace & grit. 🙏🏾❤️"

Good Morning America paid their tribute via Twitter, "REMEMBERING DAISHA RILEY: Our @GMA family is heartbroken this morning at the unexpected loss of one of our young and talented producers. Daisha rose through the ranks over the years on our show and her legacy lives on in the stories she's told. Rest in peace, Daisha ❤️"

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GMA played a tribute video to Riley. It was narrated by Strahan himself. The video narrated, "You might not have known Daisha Riley’s name, but if you watched 'GMA' for the past 14 years, trust us, you saw her incredible work because Daisha loved nothing more than telling America a story. Daisha Riley could write a breaking news piece with lightning speed. On features, she could make you cry with her exquisite words." He continued, "As one colleague said, Daisha had grit and grace. She took pride in her work, and she fought for it. Because to Daisha, there was no greater privilege than helping you at home start your day. And trust us when we say that for all of us at 'GMA', there was no greater privilege than knowing Daisha Riley. She was never the loudest voice in the room, but she was always the smartest. Funny and brilliant, and above all, kind, quick with a smile and a kitten meme just when you needed it most."

Another GMA co-host Amy Robach paid her tribute via Twitter as well. She wrote, "Sending love to sweet Daisha's family - she was a bright light that shined on everyone she met - we will do our best to carry her light in our hearts each and every day 💔"

Daisha Riley was born in 1985. She held an American nationality. No information about her parents is available at present. She belonged to African-American ethnicity. Regarding her educational background, she completed her bachelor's degree in Journalism from the Purchase College, the State University of New York in 2006.

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Daisha Riley Career

  • Daisha Riley began her career as a Tape Coordinator at MTV Networks in 2006. She worked there until August 2007. 
  • She later joined the ABC network in 2007. 
  • She initially joined the network as Production Associate. 
  • She worked as a Production Associate from 2007 to 2011. 
  • she then became the Associate Producer in July 2011 where she wrote scripts for on-air correspondents. 
  • She became one of the producers of the popular morning talk show, Good Morning America in 2014. 
  • She worked in the network for 14 years until her death in July 2020. 
  • She won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program for Good Morning America. 
  • She was also nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast. 
  • Her Linkedin bio described herself as an "Experienced Producer with a demonstrated history of working in the broadcast media industry. Strong arts and design professional skilled in Field Production, News Writing, Avid Technology Products, Breaking News, and Television."

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Daisha Riley Husband

Daisha Riley was not married. However, she was not single. She was engaged to Tyrone. Not much about her personal life is available at present. 

How Did Daisha Riley Die

Good Morning America Producer Daisha Riley died on 20 July 2020. She was only 35 when she died. However, the cause of death of Daisha Riley has not been revealed yet. Any updates on her death will be updated here.