Pietro Lombardi was the Investigative Reporting Workshop's Graduate Fellow in 2014-2015 as an Italian Fulbright grantee and graduate student in the journalism and public affairs program, with a concentration in the investigative track, at American University.
After completing his fellowship, he worked at CNN in London and is now at the Reuters Institute.
While in the graduate practicum, Lombardi worked on several projects for the Workshop and for The Washington Post, including a story on police sometimes raiding the wrong homes and the havoc that caused.
Before going to graduate school at AU, Lombardi worked for six years in journalism and communications for several Italian media outlets. He also worked as a press officer and communications specialist for local, national and international events.
Lombardi has a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in multimedia journalism and new information professions, both obtained with honors.
His investigation into environmental crimes in the Naples and Campania regions (Italy) received a special mention at the 5th International Prize of Journalism “Maria Grazia Cutuli" in 2009.
Now at the Wall Street Journal (Spain).
Stories written by Pietro Lombardi
- New journalism ecosystem thrives worldwide (June 14th, 2016)
- Pursuing drugs and guns on scant evidence, D.C. police sometimes raid wrong homes — terrifying the innocent (March 5th, 2016)
- New journalism global ecosystem (June 14th, 2016)