Ottavia Spaggiari

Lead Editor, Africa
I edit stories from Global Press reporters across the world.
Work history:
From development aid to migration issues, I've covered a wide range of topics, reporting from Europe, sub-Saharan Africa and the US. My work has appeared in a number of international publications, including The Guardian long read, The New Yorker, Al Jazeera, The New Humanitarian and others. My long-form on human traffickers' impunity in Italy has been shortlisted for the 2021 European Press Prize in the "distinguished reporting" category.
M.A. in Political Journalism, Columbia Journalism School
Notable Accomplishments
Shortlisted for the 2021 European Press Prize, Winner of the 2021 Anti-trafficking award, Shortlisted for the 2023 Fetisov Award