Josephine McKenna is an award-winning freelance journalist based in Rome - www.josephinemckenna.net. She is bilingual and covers politics, immigrants, Vatican and the Mafia for print, radio and TV. She covered the career of ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, the Costa Concordia disaster and the election of Pope Francis.
The Nine Network's 'Inside Story' on the Costa Concordia disaster. 2016.
Financial markets' reaction to resignation of former Italian PM, Silvio Berlusconi.
Covering the G7 Summit in Taormina in Sicily for France 24 in May 2017.
US President Donald Trump refused to endorse the Paris global climate change accord at his first G7 summit in Italy in May 2017.
Live cross at St. Peter's Square on Pope Francis' historic inaugural visit to Africa. November 2015.
Josephine McKenna meets Pope Francis at the Vatican on April 5 2014.
Pope Francis urges forgiveness for women who had abortions to mark 'Year of Mercy' in 2016.
UN demands Vatican removes child abusers.
Roma, Italy Current Affairs November 20 @ 12:00am
Salvatore ‘Toto’ Riina, the notorious Mafia ‘boss of bosses’, died in an Italian hospital early Friday while serving multiple life sentences for the bloodiest violence ever unleashed in Italy in the 1980s and early 1990s. "I became gigantic, I became a king,” Riina reportedly told a cellmatel... Read more