- I am a London based Sicilian journalist; - I help UK journalists covering stories about Italy and Sicily: current affairs, migration, breaking news, features, food and lifestyle; - I worked as a journalist in Catania, Sicily, for more then a decade: online, TV, radio, magazine, news agencies; - I have a background in PR; - My written Italian has been rated outstanding ("110 e lode, plus special mention"); - I have strong communication skills in English; - I am the founder of the UK community "SicilyCulture"; - I created an online group of Italian journalists. Please get in touch!
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Profile last updated: 2019-07-17 09:00:32
- Read my articles on:
EJN: Italian election;
MAIL ON SUNDAY: How Italian Police Captured Fake Taxi Driver Rapist; African tannery;
THE GUARDIAN: Cinema Paradiso;
LONDRA ITALIA (in Italian): many
IL GAMBERO ROSSO (in Italian): many
LIVE SICILIA (in Italian): many
- I have been writing about Italians abroad for the latest 3 editions of the annual book "Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo" by Fondazione Migrantes (CEI). In 2018 I have written about Italian homeless people in London; in 2017 I have written a chapter about Italian prisoners in the UK, and a chapter about Sicily as a region where many expats come from; In 2016 I have written a chapter about Begali people with Italian passport in the UK.
- I was press assistant at the Sandford St Martin Awards in 2018, 2017 and 2016;
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|This is me working in Catania, Sicily. ©Orietta Scardino|
|I write about current affairs, lifestyle, food, cinema. I know well the Italian community in London: please ask me info! Photo credits: Orietta Scardino|