Journalist and media manager
Graduated in philosophy (University of Milan), he has been a newspaper reporter for twenty years, the head of communication of government and parliamentary agencies for a decade (including three Ministries), news editor (Videomusic, TMC2), TV manager (Rai Int’l, RaiSat, Rai2, Rai World). For the last four years he has directed the RAI contents abroad developing the generalist TV channel Rai Italia. He was at the forefront in the launch of the Italian pay TV, leading sat channels for Canal Plus and Sky: the first archives programming (RaiSat Album) and the first catch up offer, enriching it with the late US shows Leno and Letterman that were daily subtitled for the Italian audience (RaiSat Extra). He has been author and/or producer of infos, infotainment and cultural programs, also pre-viewed in NYC as Lezioni di democrazia (Democracy in thirty lessons, starring Prof Giovanni Sartori, Mondadori) and Il teatro in musica (Renata Scotto between S. Cecilia and the Juilliard); or awarded as Menabò (the news making off live); Ambasciatori d’Italia (biopic from Moscow to Washington); Soldati d’Italia and Solidali d’Italia (the Italians involved in military missions and in international cooperation). Including thousands of articles and two books about politics, he is the author of essays and lessons concerning the future of television (“La Sapienza”; “Università Cattolica”, AREL Agency).