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

Blogging beats traditional media, veteran journalist says

Journalist Jean Quatremer, who writes for Libération, uses his blog to "scoop" the publication he works for by publishing stories they won't.

Nicole Martinelli | October 21, 2011

Five tools from Occupy Wall Street that journalists should know about

The Occupy Wall Street movement, which began in New York and spread to dozens of cities, is where '60s take-it-to-the-streets activism meets a patchwork of old and new tech tools to get the message out.

Nicole Martinelli | October 14, 2011

Five tips for journalists who want to go freelance

Whether you are longing to ditch daily deadlines or have just been made redundant, there are a number of reasons to go freelance as a journalist. Here are IJNet's main takeaways from a webchat hosted by The Guardian.

Nicole Martinelli | October 07, 2011

Why smaller markets can mean big careers for journalists

Downsizing is the new normal in journalism. IJNet talked to Gregg McLachlan, author of "Big stories, Small towns: The essential journalism guide for working and thriving in smaller markets," for tips on making a small coverage area into a good career.

Nicole Martinelli | September 28, 2011

Five tips on blogging for journalism job hunters

A recent webchat with experts from The Guardian offered some great tips on how journalists can blog to find work. Here are IJNet's main takeaways.

Nicole Martinelli | September 26, 2011

Online publications go retro with print editions

Most ink-and-paper publications grapple with how to thrive online, but a few digital publications are heading to the printing presses to offer hard copy editions in reverse publishing projects.

Nicole Martinelli | September 19, 2011

Reuters columnist live blogs departure via Twitter

James Pethokoukis knows how to break news: he live blogged his departure from Reuters over Twitter.

Nicole Martinelli | September 19, 2011

Four data tools for journalists who prefer working with words

Tasneem Raja, digital interactive editor at Mother Jones, offered some great tips for managing data at a recent Hacks/Hackers meetup in San Francisco.

Nicole Martinelli | September 05, 2011