Marina Petrillo

Senior Editor, Open Migration

Open Migration

Senior Editor

@alaskaHQ

Biography

Marina Petrillo is an author, broadcaster and journalist, she’s the senior editor at Open Migration and a contributor to Il Post, reporting on migration and refugees. She was part of the Reported.ly team, Andy Carvin's award-winning social journalism project, and she was editor-in-chief at Radio Popolare. For her work on the Arab Spring, especially Egypt and Bahrain, she was named by the British newspaper The Independent one of the most influential non-celebrity Twitter users of 2011 in the world news category. She teaches narrative journalism at Scuola Holden. Her blog is Alaska hub. She is the author of two books; I muri di Belfast (1996) about the peace process in Northern Ireland and Nativo Americano (2010) about Bruce Springsteen’s folk voice.

23 May 2017

Spotlight on the Mediterranean

24 November 2015

Hard Journalism: Reporting Crisis, Staying Secure & Tackling Data

4 March 2016

Covering Human Stories: Formats, Newsgathering and Storytelling