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I am a London based professional journalist specialized in Sicily and Italy writing about current affairs, culture, food and lifestyle.

I am a contributor with media such as Mail On Sunday, Daily Mail, BBC Online and BBC Radio (WATO/PM and The Food Programme)  with research activities to assist in the creation of engaging radio interviews and TV programmes.

Recently I focused my interest on the Italian-Bangladeshi community in London: my research is published in Italian by Fondazione Migrantes in the book "Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2016" (Italians abroad 2016).

I write articles for a variety of online newspapers such as Londra Italia, LiveSiciliaResto al Sud and I partecipate in discussions on NTV Europe, Soho Radio, Hoxton Radio and on the national Italian radio station Kiss Kiss. I have been published on The Guardian, Gambero Rosso and Huffington Post Italia

In Catania (Sicily) I worked in the press agency Italpress and in the regional TV channel Telecolor: one of my reports was shortlisted for the prestigious Ilaria Alpi award. Furthermore, the TV channel received the ‘Best Italian Local News Programme of the Year’ award while I was working there. You can watch some of my video reports here.

Francesca Marchese Lucio Dalla
Francesca Marchese TV

For one year I covered Economics on Radio Catania: click here to listen to the programme. 

Francesca Marchese TV

Previously I was a freelance contributor for local newspapers such as Giornale Di Sicilia, La Sicilia, Vivere, Eventi, Cult Magazine, and I worked for three years at the weekly newspaper published by the Archdiocese of Catania Prospettive.

My career as a journalist started while I was a student: aged 17 I won my first mobile phone as a prize in a school journalism award, writing a book review.