Articles

This is a selection of my articles in English. Stories in Italian and Spanish are in ‘International.’

Some of the features I have written for The Wall Street Journal:

In Italy, Confusion and Division Over Same-Sex Parenting

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Italy’s Vaccination Rates Raise Government’s Concern

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Migrants Reap a Bitter Harvest in Italy’s Orange Fields

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Awash in Migrants, Italy Steps Up Deportations for Relief

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As Fewer Migrants Cross Mediterranean, More Are Dying

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McDonald’s told Italians that burgers beat pizza. That didn’t go over so well

On April 27, 2014, I got my first byline with The Washington Post. It is a story about how Italians, especially Neapolitans, reacted to a McDonald’s commercial implying that Italian children prefer burgers and fries to pizza. On April 29, the story ran in the paper too, with a funnier headline: “A Pie in the Face for McDonald’s”

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Some of the stories I wrote for CNN:

Antonio Conte: Italy coach’s image on the line in match-fixing trial

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April Fools’ Day 2016: Best and worst jokes

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Iran’s President visits Italy: Nude statues covered

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Women defend solo travels after murder of backpackers in Ecuador

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Can cannabis gelato change Italy’s attitude to weed?

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Italian town welcomes first baby in almost 30 years

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WWII concentration camp to be turned into a luxury resort in Montenegro

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The Twitter murder that never was

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Italian female football team defies Mafia-style intimidation

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I wrote the next one for the Investigative Reporting Workshop:

Tracking nonprofit news worldwide

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In 2014, in fewer than three months, I had the chance to cover my first American election, the State Department, the Pentagon, and House and Senate committees’ hearings.

Wal-Mart workers rally for higher wages and full-time hours

I completed this photo reportage for one of my classes. I covered a Wal-Mart workers’ rally on Oct. 16

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