*which tip would you give to someone embarking on a career in your field of work?
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*name the film which made the biggest impression on you (or more than one !)
Paola Moscardino is an Italian journalist.
She lives in the south of Italy, in Puglia, in Lecce, the city of churches and baroque. Her family comes from here, and she came back here after studying and working in Italy and abroad.
After graduating in Anglo-American Literature, she entered the school of Journalism in Urbino. For her, it was a school of life. Journalism ended up becoming a way of life.
Her career in journalism began in print media, about twenty years ago. She currently writes for the Corriere del Mezzogiorno, back of the Corriere della Sera, the main Italian newspaper.
For seven years she has worked as a correspondent for La7 TV, one of the largest private TV stations in Italy, dealing with politics, economics, social and economic crises, environment and immigration, and more generally the effects of political decisions on people’s lives.
In 2008 she won the « Investigative Journalism » Award of the Mediterranean Journalists with a reportage on immigration and labor exploitation.
She collaborated with numerous magazines on women’s and cultural issues. She wrote and conducted the television program « Senti chi parla », a program of interviews with personalities from the world of politics and culture.
But most importantly, she learned a lot, did many miles, and worn many pairs of shoes and heels. To tell the truth, he continues to wear them out. It is often said that he lives in her car: it’s true! But it is also the only way she knows how to do her job: going places, looking with her own eyes, meeting people, talking to them, fact-checking.
She is the author of two books:
– « Donne a Sud » (Palomar Ed): interviews with contemporary women who have paved the way for other women by becoming a symbol with their work.
– « Teatro segreto » (Barbieri Editore): theater, music and dance through its great protagonists.