My name is Gianluca Avagnina and I’m a multi-platform journalist based in London.
I hold a BA in Journalism from Dublin City University (First Class Honours, top of class).
In January 2017 I joined Dublin City University’s School of Journalism Associate Lecturer. I am currently an MA in International Journalism candidate at City, University of London.
In July 2017 I was invited to join Getty Images creative talent community.
I am a full member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) and of the National Order of Journalists (ODG – Italy’s professional register of journalists).
In May 2015 I won “Photographer of the Year” at the Hybrid Media Awards. The category was judged by Getty Images and The Irish Times photographer Kieran Frost. In June 2017 I was awarded Michelis’s scattapostavinci Food Photography Prize.
While in college, I served as staff photographer and Production and Layout Editor for The College View, the university’s only independent student newspaper.
During the same years I also held the position of Editor-in-Chief for ItalyRivierAlps and DCU Correspondent for Campus.ie.
My work (in English and/or Italian) has also appeared in: The Irish Catholic newspaper, La Nuova Sardegna, La Nuova Gazzetta di Saluzzo, TargatoCN, L’Unione Monregalese, the Irish Farmers Journal, Dublin People.
For more information about my work experience please visit my LinkedIn profile.
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Professore a 24 anni: il monregalese Gianluca Avagnina e la sua cattedra alla Dublin City University