Bob Riha, Jr. is an internationally acclaimed freelance photojournalist based in Long Beach, California with a photojournalism career spanning several decades specializing in News, Editorial and 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 including International assignments in Canada, Mexico and Panama. A veteran of over 2,200 photo assignments for USA Today, his experience includes ‘celebrity’ one-on-one portraits, news features to breaking news events. 

A contributing photographer with Getty Images/WireImage for over 20-years where Image Rights from website gallery and other assignments may be immediately purchased for use in your publication or website at www.gettyimages.com.  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 on a Global scale providing media coverage at Special Events including: Intel Corporation (MWC Barcelona 2014,2015);  Virgin Group and Virgin America Airlines (2007-2017), Virgin Produced covering 1st Flights/Special Events for Media/Social Media distribution.

A contributing photographer with many highly-recognized, top-10 Public Relations Agencies, as requested. (See PORTFOLIO/Corporate). Corporate images from ‘News Events’ may be transmitted to major media organizations including Getty Images, Reuters News Pictures, Associated Press, Agency France-Presse, Bloomberg News and European PressPhoto Agency, when applicable.  Can edit and transmit images or video from on-site meeting deadlines as required. 

Photo experience includes ‘on-location’ portrait lighting; documentary behind the scenes photography; Corporate/executive head shots for portfolio, social media and media press kits; 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. (See Video link)

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