ERICA FIRPO

Words . Ideas . Images

ERICA FIRPO

Words . Ideas . Images

ERICA FIRPO

Words . Ideas . Images

ERICA FIRPO

Words . Ideas . Images

ERICA FIRPO

Writer, Editor and Podcast Host, I have lived in Rome for two decades, covering culture, design, food and travel for publications including AFAR, Business Insider, Washington Post, Fathom, Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and The Guardian. I am proud to be both Italian and American, and have curated my career as an Italy and Southern Mediterranean expert, travelling extensively throughout the country’s 20 regions, and the Mediterranean basin As journalist and podcast host, I have had the privilege of interviewing world tastemakers including Massimo Bottura, Nancy Silverton, Olafur Eliasson, Walter Chiapponi, Francesca Planeta, Horacio Pagani, Charles Ray, Patrizia Re Sandretto Sabaudengo and many more. You can find my recent work here, and all articles on Contently.

Previously, I was Editor for ISSIMO, an English-language online magazine of the Pellicano Hotels group, and am author to more than dozen travel books for Fodor’s, Insight Guides and Lonely Planet. Additionally, I have also led long- and short-term social media strategy and copyediting projects for media publications, brands and cultural organizations including Whirlpool, Italy’s Ministry of Culture and Japanese Tourism Board. For more information, visit my Media Kit.

Drop me a line, I’d love to hear from you! – erica@ericafirpo.com

One of Italy’s Top 8 Digital Media Influencers. A freelance journalist and expert in digital media reportage” La Repubblica     

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CIAO BELLA

Magazine and Podcast

Ciao Bella celebrates contemporary Italy in a digital magazine and podcast. Consider Ciao Bella an infinite treasure chest revealing the bel paese’s most captivating people, events and sites, and the best in-the-know spots to sip, chat and chew.

On Ciao Bella  podcast sit down for a first person conversation with Italy’s innovative creators including contemporary artists and designers, chefs, experts and more who are evolving today’s Italy. Recent guests include Uffizi Galleries Director Eike Schmidt, Lara Gilmore Bottura, Chef Norbert Niederkofler, and Tod’s Creative Director Walter Chiapponi.

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