Mariangela Pira is a professional journalist.
She works as an anchor and reporter at SkyTg24.
She hosts on Linkedin the successful column #3fattori.
Previously, she has worked at Class CNBC: she hosted China Desk, a program about China’s economic and political issues and she wrote a daily column about China for the financial newspaper MF/Milano Finanza. She contributes to the stock markets reports broadcasted on the Italian network SkyTg24.
Since August 2015 until February 2016 she was correspondent from Beijing for Milano Finanza, Class CNBC and TgCom24. In the same period she attended Uibe, University of International Business and Economics for Chinese Studies.
She was also the anchor for Esteri News, a newscast devoted to the Italian diplomatic scene produced by Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and broadcasted on the Ministry web site and on Class CNBC. She has contributed to the stock markets reports broadcasted on the news bulletins of the Italian network TGCOM24. She has also contributed to CAIXIN, a Beijing-based media group providing financial and business news and information through periodicals and online content.
She began her career at the New York office of ANSA, Italy’s leading wire service, covering various trials and President George Bush’s first Inauguration Week.
In 2004, while working at Class CNBC, she was awarded a fellowship to China to learn Chinese. During her stay in China, she collaborated with various publications including MF Milano Finanza, Panorama and Il Venerdì di Repubblica.
She has moderated over debates with groups such as Unesco, The European House Ambrosetti, Ubs among others.
She has been working for 8 years in the international cooperation field. Previously for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, then with several NGOs. She is now media expert for Terre des Hommes Italy. She has travelled in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Palestine, Yemen, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe among the others.
She is the author of “The new Chinese revolution” published by Hoepli and “Fozza Cina”, published by Baldini & Castoldi.