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

Reporting on Libya? Find local resources on LinkedIn

These tips are timely for anyone looking to localize reporting on the tumultuous events in Libya and good for covering international news wherever you are.

Nicole Martinelli | August 24, 2011

Battle for Tripoli: Social media offer a sneak peek at New York Times front page

The revolution may be televised, but news travels faster over social media.
Readers following developments in Libya could view the New York Times' historic front page hours before it hit newsstands, thanks to Twitter.

Nicole Martinelli | August 22, 2011

Photographer turns to Kickstarter to fund search for lost Leonardo Da Vinci fresco

Photographer Dave Yoder is on a mission to find a hidden fresco by Leonardo Da Vinci in Florence, Italy, using crowdsourced online service Kickstarter.

Nicole Martinelli | August 18, 2011

Is it time for a "slow news" movement?

With the 24/7 news cycle becoming a reality, some wonder whether it's time to slow down and get back to quality journalism.

Nicole Martinelli | August 18, 2011

Want an inside look at CNN? Check out the boot camp project

CNN is offering an inside look at what producers want with the second edition of its iReport Boot Camp. The seven-week contest features a weekly review with CNN experts on journalism basics and feedback from experts.

Nicole Martinelli | August 14, 2011

Newspaper to reporters: tweet for job

A U.S. newspaper wants potential reporters to prove they have a "high digital IQ" by using microblogging service Twitter to send their resumes.

Nicole Martinelli | August 11, 2011

Seeking job opportunities in journalism? Execs say online presence, multimedia skills a must

London Metropolitan University hosted a recent panel on careers in journalism. Speakers included executives from Bloomberg, BSkyB and the National Union of Journalists. The panel agreed on one thing: practical experience in a range of media and an online presence are essential.

Nicole Martinelli | August 09, 2011

Facebook launches guide for journalism schools

Journalism professors may wish their students spent less time on social networks, but Facebook hopes to get educators to "like" it as a teaching tool.

Nicole Martinelli | July 29, 2011