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Renata Ferri

Io Donna, Amica

Renata Ferri, journalist, has been living in Milan since 2005. She's currently the chief Picture Editor of Io Donna, women's weekly magazine of Il Corriere della Sera and AMICA, the monthly magazine of Rcs Mediagroup. 

In 1991 she joined Contrasto as editor-in-chief, coordinating about 40 photographers; since 1999 she also directed the rising of their digital database. For fourteen years, she followed all of Contrasto photographers' projects, from the conceiving to the editing through the distribution.

She has been a member of the jury in many photographic awards and has edited several photographic books, writing their introductions. In 2006 she organized the extensive exhibition Altri mondi, focused on photojournalism over the last three decades throughout the work of Italian authors. In 2008 she joined the Reflexions Masterclass project, curated by Giorgia Fiorio and Gabriel Bauret. In 2009 she took part to a WPP educational project in Angola. In 2010 she organized for FNAC Italy a series of workshops with the most important photographers and curators out of photography. Renata is the art-director of Atri in Motion annual projections, held during the ReportageAtriFestival. edition 2009 and 2010. She teaches in specialized schools and universitary courses and follows several authors' photographic projects on a regular basis. She was member of the prestigious jury of World Press Photo Contest 2011 and 2012.

Specialties: art direction, customer relations, editing, journalism, logistics, management, marketing, microsoft office, multimedia, photography, press releases, production, public speaking, seminars, stories, supervisory skills, workshops, writing,

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