Sylvia Poggioli Wiki
Sylvia Poggioli is an American radio reporter for National Public Radio. She is the network’s senior European correspondent. She was born in Providence, Rhode Island, and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, She was the featured reporter for the funeral of Pope John Paul II and subsequent conclave.
Sylvia Poggioli Biography
Sylvia Poggioli NPR
Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR’s international desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe, and the Balkans. Poggioli’s on-air reporting and analysis have encompassed the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the turbulent civil war in the former Yugoslavia and how immigration has transformed European societies. Tom and Ray Magliozzi
Since joining NPR’s foreign desk in 1982, Poggioli has traveled extensively for reporting assignments. Most recently, she traveled to Norway to cover the aftermath of the brutal attacks by an ultra-rightwing extremist; to Greece, Spain, and Portugal for the latest on the euro-zone crisis; and the Balkans where the last wanted war criminals have been arrested.
In addition, Poggioli has traveled to France, Germany, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and Denmark to produce in-depth reports on immigration, racism, Islam, and the rise of the right in Europe
Throughout her career Poggioli has been recognized for her work with distinctions including: the WBUR Foreign Correspondent Award, the Welles Hangen Award for Distinguished Journalism, a George Foster Peabody and National Women’s Political Caucus/Radcliffe College Exceptional Merit Media Awards, the Edward Weintal Journalism Prize, and the Silver Angel Excellence in the Media Award. Poggioli was part of the NPR team that won the 2000 Overseas Press Club Award for coverage of the war in Kosovo. In 2009, she received the Maria Grazia Cutulli Award for foreign reporting.
In 2000, Poggioli received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Brandeis University. In 2006, she received an honorary degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston together with Barack Obama.
Prior to this honor, Poggioli was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences “for her distinctive, cultivated and authoritative reports on ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Bosnia.” In 1990, Poggioli spent an academic year at Harvard University as a research fellow at Harvard University’s Center for Press, Politics, and Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government.
From 1971 to 1986, Poggioli served as an editor on the English-language desk for the Ansa News Agency in Italy. She worked at the Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. She was actively involved with women’s film and theater groups.
The daughter of Italian anti-fascists who were forced to flee Italy under Mussolini, Poggioli was born in Providence, Rhode Island, and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor’s degree in Romance languages and literature. She later studied in Italy under a Fulbright Scholarship.
Sylvia Poggioli Age
She is an American radio reporter for National Public Radio. Born on 19 May 1946, in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. She is senior European correspondent for NPR’s foreign desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe.
Sylvia Poggioli Parents
She was born of Renato Poggioli who was an Italian academic specializing in comparative literature. After 1938, he lived in the United States. At the time of his death, he was the Curt Hugo Reisinger Professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.
Sylvia Poggioli Husband
She married Piero Benetazzo who was a retired foreign correspondent for a major Italian daily, Poggioli has an intimate sense of the changing city, its people, its politics, and its food. He died in Rome after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Sylvia Poggioli Net Worth
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