CV

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Speaker – International Journalism Festival, Perugia, April 2019
Articles or investigations for the international media: how to get started.

Moderator – Violenza sulle Donne: Realtà, Pregiudizi e Linguaggi a Confronto, Seravezza (LU), November 2017
Moderating an event, organized on the weekend of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25), about how words and narratives contribute to a culture of violence.

Speaker – International Journalism Festival, Perugia, April 2017
One of five international panelists discussing the challenges presented to the media covering male violence against women, and especially femicide.

EYMD Multimedia Reporter – European Parliament, Strasbourg, May 2016
Selected across European candidates as a multimedia reporter of the European Youth Media Days 2016 held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

Pro Journo Reporter – World Economic Forum, Davos, January 2016
Selected to be part of Pro Journo’s international reporting team from Davos, Switzerland, during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum.

Editor’s Pick – The New York Times’ @NYTnow, November 2014
Originally published on The Riveter in November 2014, the article ‘One App a Day’ was featured “as an editor’s pick” by The New York Times’ @NYTnow.

Pro Journo ‘Women in the Media Industry’ Fellowship – London, 2014
Selected as one of five international fellows to report challenges, discriminatory practices and positive role models for women working in the media.

Guest Speaker – International Education & Culture Week, London, 2014
Invited to present the personal multimedia journalism project ‘Where Are All the Women?’ about the underrepresentation of women artists in galleries and museums.


EXPERIENCE

Freelance Digital Journalist and Writer, 2012 – present
Mostly writing about culture, inequalities, social change, the media, reproductive and mental health. In English and Italian.

Bylines at The Independent, i-D, VICE, The Evening Standard, Broadly, The Debrief, Refinery29, Business Insider, Glammonitor, Dazed Digital (Dazed & Confused), The Huffington Post, The IT Factor, Feminist Times, and Pro Journo, among others.

Freelance Translator (English-Italian), 2010– present
Translating and editing art books, corporate communication, newsletters, leaflets, and websites. Since March 2019, translating and adapting daily editorial content for VICE Italy.

Media and Communication Director, Spazio Creativo, 2018 – present
Establishing and managing media relations; writing, editing and distributing press releases and press kits; updating Instagram account; writing and updating website content for the first three editions of the fashion and design event Spazio Creativo.

Freelance Video Host, 2017 – present
Hosting an episode of VICE Italia’s series ‘Question of the day’ that has surpassed 600K visualizations on Facebook. Hosting VICE Italia’s documentary ‘Violenza Ostetrica‘.

Digital and Communication Consultant, Aug 2015 – Present
Providing SEO, copywriting, blogging and social media management services to small businesses. Experienced with basic graphic and web design; WordPress and Joomla CMS, photo and video editing software.

Editor – East London Lines, London, 2014
Managing a team of reporters, supervising all aspects of editorial, production and distribution, plus occasionally reporting for local news website East London Lines.

Arts Writer and Contributor, London, 2012 – 2014
Published art reviews, previews and interviews (in English and Italian) on D’Ars Magazine, London Calling, Spindle Online, Wheel Me Out, and The Le Sigh.

Founder and Editor, Ten by 10, London, 2012 – 2013
Planning, sourcing, writing, editing and distributing all editions of Ten by 10, an online and sold-out printed zine distributed across the UK.


EDUCATION

Goldsmiths, University of London – MA in Digital Journalism, 2013-2014
Final Grade: Pass with Distinction

University of Siena, Italy – BA in Historical, Artistic, Musical, Cinematographic and Theatrical Heritage Studies (art history), 2005-2010
Final Grade: 110/110 cum laude (Final dissertation, about artist Pegeen Vail, filed at the Library and Archive of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy.)