Biography

Emanuele Bompan (1981) is a geographer and journalist and has been involved in environmental reporting, cooperation and development and international politics since 2008. He has worked with La Stampa, BioEcoGeo, Sole24Ore, Reuters, Nuova Ecologia, LEFT, Vanity Fair and MAX.

He studied geography and communication at Bologna, Los Angeles, Madison, and Washington DC. In 2010, he won the prestigious Middlebury Fellowship for Environmental Journalism, an award for environmental journalists, and in 2013 and 2014 the Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme (IDR) for innovation in journalism connected with cooperation and development.

He specialises in climate talks, environmental disasters, energy markets, food safety and sustainable development.

The European Journalism Centre interviewed him about the innovative formats he employed for Follow the Money and Follow the Money 2, two projects that were funded under the IDR grant programme. The interview can be read here.


Funded project