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List of notable or famous journalists from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Italy and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Italy is included when available.

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Benito Mussolini to Pier Paolo Pasolini.

This historic journalists from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Italy?" These prominent journalists of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian journalists.

Use this list of renowned Italian journalists to discover some new journalists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (199 items)

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Giuliana Rancic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Giuliana Rancic age 43 Giuliana Rancic, is an Italian-American television personality.

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Benito Mussolini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Benito Mussolini Died at 62 (1883-1945) Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 until his ousting in 1943. He ...more

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Pier Paolo Pasolini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Pier Paolo Pasolini Died at 53 (1922-1975) Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual. Pasolini distinguished himself as a poet, journalist, philosopher, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, newspaper and ...more

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Oriana Fallaci is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Oriana Fallaci Died at 77 (1929-2006) Oriana Fallaci was an Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer. A partisan during World War II, she had a long and successful journalistic career. Fallaci became famous worldwide ...more

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Neil Cavuto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Neil Cavuto age 59 Neil Patrick Cavuto is an American television anchor and commentator on the Fox Business Network and host of three television programs, Your World with Neil Cavuto and Cavuto on Business, both ...more

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Sal Paolantonio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Sal Paolantonio age 61 Sal Paolantonio is a Philadelphia-based bureau reporter for ESPN, who primarily reports on NFL stories. Since joining ESPN in 1995, Paolantonio has become a staple in their NFL coverage, as he ...more

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Alberto Moravia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Alberto Moravia Died at 83 (1907-1990) Alberto Moravia, born Alberto Pincherle, was an Italian novelist and journalist. His novels explored matters of modern sexuality, social alienation, and existentialism. Moravia is best known for ...more

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Italo Calvino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Italo Calvino Died at 62 (1923-1985) Italo Calvino was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy, the Cosmicomics collection of short stories, and the ...more

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Nichi Vendola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Nichi Vendola age 59 Nicola "Nichi" Vendola is an Italian left-wing politician and LGBT activist who has been President of Apulia since 2005.

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Michael Barone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Michael Barone age 73 Michael D. Barone is an American conservative political analyst, pundit and journalist. He is known for being the principal author of The Almanac of American Politics, a reference work ...more

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Sylvia Poggioli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Sylvia Poggioli age 71 Sylvia Poggioli is an American radio reporter for National Public Radio. She is the network's senior European correspondent.

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Giovanni Papini is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Giovanni Papini Died at 75 (1881-1956) Giovanni Papini was an Italian journalist, essayist, literary critic, poet, and novelist.

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Felice Beato is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Felice Beato Died at 77 (1832-1909) Felice Beato, also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian–British photographer. He was one of the first people to take photographs in East Asia and one of the first war photographers. He is noted ...more

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Aldo Palazzeschi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Aldo Palazzeschi Died at 89 (1885-1974) Aldo Palazzeschi was the pen name of Aldo Giurlani, an Italian novelist, poet, journalist and essayist.

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Giulio Andreotti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Giulio Andreotti Died at 94 (1919-2013) Giulio Andreotti win the David di Donatello Special Award in 1988.

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Lauren Terrazzano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Lauren Terrazzano Lauren Elizabeth Terrazzano was an American journalist best known for her "Life, With Cancer" Newsday column and other writings about her illness with cancer.

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Giuliano Ferrara is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Giuliano Ferrara age 66 Giuliano Ferrara is an Italian politician, journalist, founding editor of Il Foglio, and TV presenter. After active membership in the Italian Communist Party and later the Italian Socialist ...more

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Ennio Flaiano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Ennio Flaiano Died at 62 (1910-1972) Ennio Flaiano, was an Italian screenwriter, playwright, novelist, journalist and drama critic. Best known for his work with Federico Fellini, Flaiano co-wrote ten screenplays with the Italian ...more

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Gabriele d'Annunzio is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Gabriele d'Annunzio Died at 75 (1863-1938) Gabriele D'Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso, sometimes spelled d'Annunzio, was an Italian writer, poet, journalist, playwright and soldier during World War I. He occupied a prominent place in ...more

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Barbara Grizzuti Harrison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison Died at 68 (1934-2002) Barbara Grizzuti Harrison was an American journalist, essayist and memoirist. She is best known for her autobiographical work, particularly her account of growing up as one of Jehovah's ...more

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Norberto Bobbio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Norberto Bobbio Died at 95 (1909-2004) Norberto Bobbio was an Italian philosopher of law and political sciences and a historian of political thought. He also wrote regularly for the Turin-based daily La Stampa. Bobbio was a liberal ...more

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Antonio Tabucchi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Antonio Tabucchi Died at 69 (1943-2012) Antonio Tabucchi was an Italian writer and academic who taught Portuguese language and literature at the University of Siena, Italy. Deeply in love with Portugal, he was an expert, critic and ...more

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A. J. Benza is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
A. J. Benza age 55 Alfred Joseph “A.J.” Benza is an American gossip columnist and television host.

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Cristina Odone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Cristina Odone age 57 Cristina Patricia Odone is a journalist, editor, and writer. She has written for several newspapers, and was formerly the editor of The Catholic Herald, and deputy editor of the New Statesman.

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Carlo Collodi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Carlo Collodi Died at 64 (1826-1890) Carlo Lorenzini, better known by the pen name Carlo Collodi, was an Italian children's writer known for the world-renowned fairy tale novel The Adventures of Pinocchio.

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Arrigo Boito is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Arrigo Boito Died at 76 (1842-1918) Arrigo Boito, was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Giuseppe Verdi's operas Otello and Falstaff, and his own ...more

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Steve Albini is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Steve Albini age 55 Steve Albini is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, audio engineer and music journalist. He was a member of Big Black, Rapeman and Flour, and is a member of Shellac. He is ...more

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Alexandra Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Alexandra Pelosi age 47 Alexandra C. Pelosi is an American journalist, documentary filmmaker, and writer based in New York City. She is the daughter of Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives ...more

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Carlo Fruttero is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Carlo Fruttero Died at 86 (1926-2012) Carlo Fruttero was an Italian writer, journalist, translator and editor of anthologies. Fruttero was born in Turin. He is mostly known for his joint work with Franco Lucentini, especially as ...more

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Edmondo De Amicis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Edmondo De Amicis Died at 62 (1846-1908) Edmondo De Amicis was an Italian novelist, journalist, poet and short-story writer. His best-known book is the children's novel Heart.

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Giuseppe Ungaretti is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Giuseppe Ungaretti Died at 82 (1888-1970) Giuseppe Ungaretti was an Italian modernist poet, journalist, essayist, critic, academic, and recipient of the inaugural 1970 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. A leading ...more

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Chris Cimino is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Chris Cimino Chris Cimino is the meteorologist on WNBC television's early-morning news program, Today in New York in New York City, New York, and a substitute meteorologist for the NBC network's Today ...more

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Rosanna Scotto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Rosanna Scotto age 59 Rosanna Scotto is an American news anchor. She currently co-anchors WNYW's Good Day New York with Greg Kelly. Previously, she anchored the 5 and 10 pm news telecasts with Ernie Anastos, and the ...more

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Mario Soldati is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Mario Soldati Died at 93 (1906-1999) Mario Soldati was an Italian writer and film director. In 1954 he won the Strega Prize for Lettere da Capri. He directed several works adapted from novels, and worked with leading Italian ...more

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Curzio Malaparte is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Curzio Malaparte Died at 59 (1898-1957) Curzio Malaparte, born Kurt Erich Suckert, was an Italian journalist, dramatist, short-story writer, novelist and diplomat. His chosen surname, which he used from 1925, means "evil/wrong ...more

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Bill Gallo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Bill Gallo Died at 89 (1922-2011) Bill Gallo was a cartoonist and newspaper columnist for the New York Daily News.

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Valerio Massimo Manfredi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Valerio Massimo Manfredi age 75 Valerio Massimo Manfredi is an Italian historian, writer, essayist, archaeologist and journalist.

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Alessandro Baricco is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Alessandro Baricco age 60 Alessandro Baricco is a popular Italian writer, director and performer. His novels have been translated into a wide number of languages. He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons.

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Dino Buzzati is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Dino Buzzati Died at 66 (1906-1972) Dino Buzzati-Traverso was an Italian novelist, short story writer, painter and poet, as well as a journalist for Corriere della Sera. His worldwide fame is mostly due to his novel Il deserto dei ...more

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Alessandro Pavolini is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Alessandro Pavolini Died at 42 (1903-1945) Alessandro Pavolini was an Italian politician, journalist, and essayist, notable for his involvement in the Fascist government during World War II and also for his cruelty against the opponents ...more

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Gianni Rodari is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Gianni Rodari Died at 60 (1920-1980) Gianni Rodari was an Italian writer and journalist, most famous for his children's books, notably Il romanzo di Cipollino. For his lasting contribution as a children's writer he received the ...more

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Ann Nocenti is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
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Guglielmo Ferrero is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Guglielmo Ferrero Died at 71 (1871-1942) Guglielmo Ferrero was an Italian historian, journalist and novelist, author of the Greatness and Decline of Rome. Ferrero devoted his writings to classical liberalism and he opposed any kind of ...more

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Pietro di Donato is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Pietro di Donato Died at 81 (1911-1992) Pietro Di Donato was an American writer and bricklayer best known for his novel, Christ in Concrete, which recounts the life and times of his bricklayer father, Geremio, who was killed in 1923 ...more

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Antonio Ghislanzoni is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Antonio Ghislanzoni Died at 69 (1824-1893) Antonio Ghislanzoni was an Italian journalist, poet, and novelist who wrote librettos for Verdi, among other composers, of which the best known are Aida and the revised version of La forza del ...more

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Carlo Lucarelli is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Carlo Lucarelli age 57 Carlo Lucarelli is an Italian crime-writer, TV presenter, and magazine editor. He was shortlisted for the Gold Dagger in 2003 for the novel Almost Blue.

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Franco Lucentini is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Franco Lucentini Died at 82 (1920-2002) Franco Lucentini was an Italian writer, journalist, translator and editor of anthologies.

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David Brancaccio is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
David Brancaccio age 57 David A. Brancaccio is an American radio and television journalist. He has been the host of the public radio business program Marketplace and the PBS newsmagazine Now.

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Giuseppe Bottai is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Giuseppe Bottai Died at 64 (1895-1959) Giuseppe Bottai was an Italian lawyer, economist, journalist, and member of the National Fascist Party of Benito Mussolini.

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Antonio Martino is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
Antonio Martino age 75 Antonio Martino is an Italian politician, who was the minister of foreign affairs in 1994 and minister of defense from 2001 to 2006. He is a founding member of Forza Italia.