Experienced and innovative Italian-English journalist, researcher, content writer & translator with sophisticated linguistic, localisation, trans-creation and management skills. Highly organised, self-aware, emotionally mature, extremely enthusiastic, inquisitive and relishes multi-tasking. Works under pressure and meets demanding deadlines: finishing projects on time with short lead-in time for publication and delivery, both in house and on a freelance basis. Excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills with a friendly and professional approach to people. Versatile and cross-writing style and the ability to adapt for sales material, trade, corporate, customer and consumer magazines to optimise and localise global brand communications strategies. Working in the media, communication and journalist industry since early Nineties. Mari now lives in the south Cotswolds, after spending nearly two decades in London and a long stint by the rolling hills of south Devon.
Mari is a member of the NUJ – National Union of Journalist in the UK.
MA in Global Media & Transnational Communications at the Department of Media Communications and Cultural Studies (MCCS) – Goldsmiths, University of London.
Dissertation: The Allure of the English Language. With three case studies: 1. Translation agencies; 2. Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, with courses held in English; 3. Localising project from English into Italian in the advertising world.
Certificate in Effective Communication for Professional Purposes – Goldsmiths, University of London.
Introduction to Oral History – Training Course at the Oral History Society, British Library, London.
Diploma Social Anthropology – Birkbeck, University of London.
BA Sociology with Social Anthropology as main area of study – University of Urbino, Carlo Bo.
You can read more about her professional and academic background on LinkedIn.
Or you can follow her visual journal on Instagram. A personal diary, really.