Cecilia Ferrara

co-founder IRPI

Cecilia Ferrara is a freelance journalist, TV author, and producer. She covers politics, social issues, and news in Rome, working as a producer for Al Jazeera and other foreign TV channels such as France 2, TF1, and PBS.

She has worked as an author for La7 and Sky Arte, contributing to the founding of Irpi (Investigative Reporting Project Italy) and is currently with Ansa.

Since 2018, she has been a part of Lost in Europe, a collective of 28 reporters from 14 European countries, and is also involved with Sveja, the press review of Rome.

Cecilia Ferrara graduated in Contemporary European History from the University of Florence. In 2000, she began her journalism career at the community radio Novaradio, the radio station of the Arci in Florence. She later specialized in the Balkans, covering politics, society, and organized crime. Between 2007 and 2010, she lived in Sarajevo and Belgrade, writing for various Italian and international publications, including Venerdì (La Repubblica), Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, Left-Avvenimenti, Europa, Avvenire, Transitions Online, Le Jeudì, Narcomafie, Carta, Peacereporter, and Rinascita.

She is the co-author of Narconomics (Lantana, 2011), a book that discusses international trafficking of cocaine and heroin.

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