Antonello Guerrera is an Italian journalist working at the foreign desk of the newspaper La Repubblica as well as for the Culture and Interviews sections. He is the Italian LENA Editor and coordinates its activities for La Repubblica. LENA, the Leading European Newspaper Alliance, is an association of 7 European newspapers (La Repubblica, El País, Le Figaro, Die Welt, Le Soir, La Tribune de Genève and Tages-Anzeiger) joining and sharing their forces, articles and projects.
Antonello's areas of expertise include journalism, news, publishing and editorial work. Prior to La Repubblica, he has been working for 10 years as a journalist for several other media and newspapers.
He started as freelance journalist in his early twenties, reporting from Italy and Ireland for La Gazzetta dello Sport (the main sport newspaper in Italy) and Il Riformista, another Italian newspaper. Then he worked on the Culture desk of Il Riformista for two years. Afterwards he has worked for several years as desk editor and staff writer for the Italian magazine Internazionale, the news website Il Post and since 2013 for La Repubblica, where he writes and reports on Foreign News, Culture and Sports. Moreover, he has also worked on La Repubblica Main News Desk for two years.