An Exclusive interview with US RAI Correspondent Oliviero Bergamini on Coronavirus impact in the US and the effects on America’s foreign relations with Italy and with other countries
By Pierardo Davini
Oliviero Bergamini (Bergamo, March 2, 1962) is a italian journalist and writer. He is a foreign correspondent for Italian public broadcaster Rai. Since October 2017 he has been a Rai correspondent from New York.
He has worked in war areas and has covered events in many crisis areas such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Birmania, Lebanon, Yemen, Chechnya, Haiti etc. He often also worked in the U.S. where he covered the presidential elections in 2008. He was a finalist for the Ilaria Alpi journalism award and won the Sodalitas award. He teaches journalism history at the University of Bergamo and has held lessons and conferences in journalism history and US history also at the universities of Genoa, Verona, Turin (as part of the master program in American studies). Skilled in Broadcasting, Storytelling, News Writing, Documentaries, and Breaking News.
He is author of different US and journalism history books.
Chi è Hillary Clinton: un enigma americano, ed. Ombre Corte, 2016
La democrazia della stampa: storia del giornalismo, 2ª ed. aggiornata, Laterza, Bari-Roma 2013
Da Wall Street a Big Sur; un viaggio in America, Laterza, Bari-Roma 2012
Storia degli Stati Uniti, Laterza 2002 e 2010
Specchi di guerra; giornalismo e conflitti armati da Napoleone a oggi, Laterza 2008, 2014
Democrazia in America? Il sistema politico e sociale degli Stati Uniti, Ombre Corte 2004
Breve storia del federalismo americano, Marcos y Marcos 1996
Un esercito per la nazione: Elihu Root e la nascita del moderno sistema militare degli Stati Uniti, 1995