Marina Petrillo

Marina is a social journalist, author, blogger and radio broadcaster. Since 2015, she has been part of Andy Carvin's social journalism collective From 2012 to 2014 she was editor-in-chief of Italy's largest community radio, Radio Popolare, where she worked for many years. She worked for Italian state radio and teaches non fiction and digital storytelling at Alessandro Baricco's Scuola Holden. In 2011, The Independent called her Twitter profile @alaskaHQ "one of the most influential for world news." In 2015 with the team she received an ONA Online Journalism Award for Breaking News. Her blog on journalism, art and public space is She published two non fiction books and a third about the Egyptian revolution is on its way, hopefully.