Irene Caselli

Italy

Biography

Irene Caselli is a freelance multimedia journalist with experience in print and broadcasting. She reports for the BBC, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Guardian and Univisión and is a contributing editor for Index on Censorship magazine. After a decade in Latin America, she is now based in Naples, Italy. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and German, and has intermediate French and Portuguese. Trained to work in hostile environments, she was the BBC correspondent in Venezuela when Hugo Chávez died. She also worked for the BBC in Argentina and Ecuador, as a correspondent, and in London, as a producer. Her interests include violence and insecurity, human rights, women, the environment, health and culture. 

Funded project

A Girls' Game

“It's a boys' game.” But what happens when a girl feels passionate about football? Three unique stories illustrate the challenges women footballers face.