Irene Caselli is a freelance journalist with 13 years in print and broadcasting. She reports for BBC, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Guardian and Univisión and is a contributing editor for Index on Censorship. After a decade in Latin America, she is now based in Naples, Italy, for a project on women and football. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and German, and has intermediate French and Portuguese. Trained to work in hostile environments, she was the BBC correspondent in Venezuela when Hugo Chávez died. She also worked for the BBC in Argentina and Ecuador, as a correspondent, and in London, as a producer. Her interests include violence and insecurity, human rights, women, the environment, health and culture. She is a IWMF fellow, holds graduate degrees in international relations, German and political science, and a postgraduate diploma in journalism. She is studying creative writing.
Italian, English, Spanish, German, French (intermediate), Portuguese (intermediate)