Antonella Ciancio Pessin

Editor, Video Producer, and Project Manager in Washington, DC

Multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC, I write, edit text, create videos and translate for international media on topics ranging from business & finance to the food industry, politics, and lifestyle.

I have worked for Reuters for 12 years, based in Milan with assignments in London, Paris, Dublin and Washington DC. My Reuters articles have been published by primary newspapers including the International Herald Tribune, The Guardian, The New York Times, Liberation.

I moved to Washington, DC in May 2013 as foreign media freelancer and multimedia news producer. I currently work as Washington-based contributor for Il Sole 24 Ore USA, La Stampa newspaper, and monthly magazine Global Finance.

I am also U.S.-based contributor for Gruppo Food (, a Parma-based publisher which specializes in the food & beverage industry.

I am leading a multimedia project for US-Italy Global Affairs Forum, a non-profit organization.

I welcome inquiries from foreign media organisations looking for initiative stories from the United States for their digital and print editions. I also translate news articles from Italian into English and viceversa. I write TV scripts and produce video coverage from sports to lifestyle and social topics. Proficient in spoken and written English and French, I am also fluent in Spanish.

  • Work
    • Independent Journalist
  • Education
    • university degree in foreign languages and literature
    • certified language teacher