An American broadcast journalist as well as a correspondent for the ABC news, Gio Benitez also hosts Fusion version of the Nightline. He is the winner of two TV News Emmy Awards. He also makes his appearance on the Good Morning America, Nightline, 20/20 as well as World News Tonight.
It was in the year 2013 when he joined the ABC News. After that, he has covered wide range of stories for that network which also includes Boston Marathon bombing, Alabama child held hostage underground in eight day standoff, American mother stuck in the Mexican jail as well as nearly every major snow storm which swept the nation during winter of the year 2013.
Previous to joining the ABC News, he was also a reporter for the WFOR, the CBs owned and operated TV station in the Miami where he covered 2012 Presidential election as well as reported extensively on Trayvon Martin case. He then traveled to Haiti in January of 2010 for covering the relief efforts after the devastating earthquake.
Later, his return flight to the Miami was turned into the rescue mission as he traveled with the injured Haitian evacuees to island of Curacao. In addition to that, he was first reporter in June of 2009 who ever shoot TV story entirely with an iPhone. Prior to that, he is also the recipient of the two regional Emmy Awards as well as he is also an eight time nominee.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Gio is currently dating his long term boyfriend Tommy Didario. The couple has now already got engaged to get married to each other. He proposed to his boyfriend, Tommy on 17th September of the year 2015 on Pont de Bir- Hakeim while they were vacationing in Paris, France.
After exchanging the ring, the gay couple has posted the pictures of them with the engagement ring on their Twitter and Instagram account. Most notably, Gio was nominated for the investigateive series on the alleged police brutality that resulted in two Miami officers being forced turning their guns as well as badges. His first on air job was actually on radio on nationally syndicated consumer electronics show called Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline.
A native of Miami, Florida, United States Gio Benitez came into this world on 29th October of the year 1985 which has now made him at the age of 29. Although he is known by the name Gio Benitez, as a child, he was named as Giovani Benitez by his Cuban parents. He went to get his education from the Miami Coral Park High School and got graduated from there in the year 2004.
After that, he got enrolled at the Florida International University and from there, he graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Anthropology as well as Sociology. Gio is fluent in both Spanish and English. Before turning into a reporter, Gio was an investigate producer at the WFOR as well as he has also worked on the stories involving the Medicare fraud, government corruption as well as public safety. He began at that station as Emma L. Bowen Foundation work study scholar.