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.
Pope Francis meets US President Donald Trump for the first time at the Vatican on May 24 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.
Rock legend Sting and wife Trudie Styler open up their plush Tuscan villa Il Palagio and invite guests inside.
Pope Francis urges forgiveness for women who had abortions to mark 'Year of Mercy' in 2016.
UN demands Vatican removes child abusers.
I cover Italy for print, radio, TV and online media. I am a guest presenter for clients including France 24, CTV Canada and Radio New Zealand.