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CV

Journalistic Experience

September 2017 – July 2018: MA International Journalism, City University of London
One-year Masters course
Subjects included: News reporting; Feature writing; Page make-up; Radio editing and production; On and off screen television reporting, presenting and production; Online journalism

25-30 June 2018: RightsInfo
Work experience researching and writing features on human rights issues.

14-20 June 2018: Archants
Work experience reporting and writing for The Islington Gazette and The Hackney Gazette

May-June 2018: Decode Magazine
Deputy Digital Editor. Editing pieces for the web, picture research, SEO (headlines, keywords).

April 2018: Onlondon.co.uk
Contributor

March 2018: Italian Election Live (italianelectionlive.wordpress.com; @ItalianElection)
Working with some fellow course mates on a live coverage of the Italian General Election

January 2018: Work Experience, The Conversation UK (London)
Generating story ideas, working with contributing authors, editing

September 2016 – August 2017: Secretary and Press Officer, Franco Agostino Teatro Festival (Crema, Italy)
Full responsibility for media and communication of a cultural non-profit organisation
Job description: writing of press releases, contacts with local journalists, website updating, social media managing; was responsible for a communication laboratory aimed at high school students; directed and edited Strada Facendo, a monthly paper published on the local newspaper Il Torrazzo; event organisation.

September 2010 – August 2016: Staff writer, Strada Facendo, Franco Agostino Teatro Festival (Crema, Italy)
News and features writing.

 

Skills

Journalistic skills:
Audio and Video production and editing: Adobe Audition, Adobe Premier Pro
Web design and content managing: WordPress, basic HTML
Professional photography and graphics: Rawtherapee, Gimp/Photoshop, In Design
Typing: Microsoft Office Word, 50 words per minute speed

Languages:
Italian: native
English: C1 level; 8.0 overall band score in IELTS Academic Test, taken on 16th February 2017
Spanish: intermediate; lived in Barcelona from September 2013 to February 2014 and completed there an Erasmus program
French: good

 

Education

September 2014 – March 2017: Two-years-postgraduate course in ‘Modern, Post-Colonial and Comparative Literature’
University: Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna
Mark: 110/110 summa cum laude

September 2011 – July 2014: Bachelor in ‘Literature’
University: University of Parma
Mark: 110/110 summa cum laude

 

Volunteer work

2010-2016, Franco Agostino Teatro Festival: was part of the organisational staff at theatre events for children.
2012-2013, Abio Lodi: played with hospitalised children.
2009-2010, CRE Crema: worked with disabled people in an equine rehabilitation center.

 

Interests

Digital Journalism, Environmental Journalism, Reading, Creative writing, Photography