Nicole Martinelli

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A San Francisco native, she has lived and worked in Italy, writing about science and tech as well as design and art for publications including Wired, Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal Europe. She has a master’s degree in communications from L'Universita' degli Studi di Firenze in Florence, Italy and a bachelor's degree in journalism from San Francisco State University.

Latest Stories

Five augmented reality apps for reporters abroad

The latest generation of augmented-reality apps turn your smartphone camera into an instant translator.

Nicole Martinelli | January 06, 2012

Need an online freelance portfolio fast? Try free website

This free online portfolio site, launched by journalist Nicholas Holmes, promises to get your clips live on a personalized page in minutes so editors can see your work.

Nicole Martinelli | December 27, 2011

Five things you need to know about drone journalism

The term "drone journalism" has been gathering steady buzz in the media. Here's what journalists need to know to get up to speed.

Nicole Martinelli | December 19, 2011

How to use the new Hipstamatic app for protest photos

Hipstamatic, a photography app designed to provide a series of custom "lenses" for the iPhone, has a new group feature that could come in handy for citizen journalists and protesters.

Nicole Martinelli | December 14, 2011

Startup Newsmotion gains traction with Kickstarter

IJNet talks to Newsmotion founder Julian Rubinstein about what's next for this ambitious startup.

Nicole Martinelli | December 09, 2011

Five things journalists and photographers need to know about tablet computers

Journalists and photographers need to rethink how they package - and how they get paid for - their work when it comes to tablet computers, said experts at a recent Hacks and Hackers meetup in San Francisco.

Nicole Martinelli | November 28, 2011

Lessons for journalists from Pop-Up Magazine

The good news: people still want to hear stories and are willing to spend money to do it. The bad news? They're more likely to be interested if there is music, video and drinks involved.

Nicole Martinelli | November 23, 2011

New York Times Twitter followers now more than double the number of print readers

The New York Times has reached four million followers on Twitter, more than double the circulation of its most popular print edition, the Sunday paper.

Nicole Martinelli | November 17, 2011