Bob Riha, Jr. is an internationally acclaimed freelance photojournalist based in Long Beach, California with a photojournalism career spanning several decades specializing in News and Editorial-style, corporate public relations photography. 

A freelance/Contract Photographer with Gannett/USA Today for over 31-years (January 1983-2014) covering Los Angeles/Southern California, Western United States and on occasion, International assignments.  A veteran of over 2,200 photo assignments for USA Today,  experience includes ‘celebrity’ one-on-one portraits, news features to breaking news events. Can edit and transmit images on-site–meeting deadlines as required. 

A contributing photographer with Getty Images/WireImage for over 20-years where Image Rights from this website gallery and other assignments may be immediately purchased for use in your publication or website at  A contributing photographer with Reuters News Pictures and European PressPhoto Agency covering news and feature assignments in Southern California for worldwide publication, as requested. 

Corporate/Public Relations photography for Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group (2017), Virgin America Airlines past 10 years covering 1st Flights and special events for media & social media distribution. Contributing photographer with many Top-10 Public Relations Agencies on assignment for Special Events or promotions, as requested. 

Photo experience includes ‘on-location’ portrait lighting; documentary behind the scenes photography; Corporate head shots for portfolio, social media and other media usage; media event pre-planning & consulting, Media Liaison. A graduate of the Platypus Video & Editing Multi-Media Workshop (2008) and has produced numerous videos while on assignment for USA Today and other clients – in addition to Still Photography work.

Available to assist you immediately 24/7 and can be reached at (562) 938-1272.           email: