Cristiana Matano International Journalism Award, the winners of the ninth edition


By John

Edith Meinhart (Profil) for the foreign press, Francesca Ghirardelli (Avvenire) for the national press and web, Laura Goodnight (La7) for national TV and Dario Artale ( for the Under 30 category: they are the winners of the ninth edition of the Cristiana Matano International Journalism Awardwho will receive the award on the evening of July 8th at LampedusaThis was established by the jury chaired by Richard Arena (Giornale di Sicilia) and composed of Gaspare Borsellino (Italpress); Happy Horseman (Corriere della Sera), Raffaella Daino (Sky), Henry Of The Market (the Republic), Roberto Gueli (Rai), Xavier Jacobelli (Tuttosport), Francesco Nuccio (Handle), Elvira Newfoundland (AdnKronos) and Trisha Thomas (Associated Press). The evening, which will conclude Lampedus’Amore, will also see the participation of the comic duo Ficarra and Piconeby the Egyptian researcher and human rights activist Patrick Zaki and of the singer-songwriter Anna Castile.

The appointments

Lampedus’Amore-International Journalism Award Cristiana Matanoscheduled since 2016 to remember the journalist of Campanian origin who today rests in Lampedusa, will begin on July 6th with the theathral show «Emigrants»based on the original text by Polish playwright Slawomir Mrozek: on stage, directed by Massimiliano Bruno, the actors Marco Landola, Andrea Venditti and Francesca Anna Bellucci. July 7th the musical evening will take place with the participation of Raphael Gualazzi and Simona Molinaritwo of the most refined interpreters of the Italian pop-jazz scene. The day of theJuly 8th will open with the conference «Europe coming out of the polls and the wait for the American vote: how to tell a world at a crossroads and without peace»organized under the patronage of the European Parliament, the Order of Journalists and the Italian National Press Federation. In the evening, the award ceremony of the Cristiana Matano Journalism Awards.