Elisabetta Tola is a journalist and science communicator. She lectures in data journalism, science communication and multimedia at the Masters in Science Communication at Sissa, Trieste. Co-founder of the science communication agency Formicablu, founder of datajournalism.it, radio presenter of the daily science programme Radio3Scienza on RAI Radio 3, Elisabetta has also worked as freelance for Wired Italy, RaiExpo, L’Espresso and other science&tech media and for the Italian publisher Zanichelli.
She is the author of Seedversity.org, a crossmedial project on agrobiodiversity supported by the Innovation and Development Reporting grant. In October 2015 she was another grant, under the same scheme, for the investigative project SEEDcontrol, focused on the seed market. She is also part of the investigative team behind the project Hearing Voices, funded in 2015 by the JournalismFund.
Since October 2015 she is Media Training Specialist for Italy with the Google News Lab.