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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.

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Giuliana Rancic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from Italy
age 44
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 60
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
age 62
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 60
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
age 74
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
age 72
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 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
age 67
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 56
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
age 58
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
Dec. 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.