Today the winners of the 62nd edition of the Premiolino, considered one of the oldest and most prestigious awards in the journalistic field, were announced. Among the winners selected by the jury also Luca Steinmann “for the reports on the war in the Donbass, from the Russian front, for the special TgLa7 and for The Republic and for Limes”.
The prize is awarded every year to a select group of journalists from the press, radio, television and new media who have distinguished themselves for their professional commitment and for having contributed to the defense of the independence of opinion and freedom of the press. from any conditioning. “Over the years, the Premiolino” declares Chiara Beria of Argentine, President of the Jury of the award established in 1960, “has been able to point out journalists who, even in these days of war, are distinguishing themselves for competence and courage”.
Luca Steinmann, an Italian-Swiss journalist known for his war reports, is among the winners of the 2022 edition. Shortly before the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, he went to Donbass, where he then stayed for several months to tell the story mainly about the 7, Republic e Limes. “He was among the first journalists to enter the city of Mariupol besieged by the Russians and later inside the Azovstal steel plant during the fighting between Chechen troops and the Azov regiment,” the statement read.
Together with Steinmann, the photojournalist Gabriele Micalizzi was also awarded for the reports from Mariupol on the destruction of the theater and from the underground of the Azovstal steel mills broadcast by Clean Square – The 7. Micalizzi documented the war in Ukraine for three months collaborating with national and international newspapers and magazines such as The Republic, International, Corriere della Sera, The world e New York Times.
Among the other winners of the Premiolino, Domenico Iannacone for the installment program of Rai 3 “What am I doing here” “which with poetry narrates lives on the margins of society, addressing issues such as legality, immigration and hospitality”; Luigi Garlando on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the Capaci massacre for the book “For this my name is Giovanni” on the magistrate Giovanni Falcone and for the publication of the interview with the collaborator of justice. Gaspare Mutolo, in the weekly Today; Francesco Costa, deputy director de He Post for “Morning”, the press review in podcast format by Il Post. Marta Serafini entry to Corriere della Sera in 2007 and from 2015 to the Foreign Office (expert in international terrorism who for years has been collecting stories on the ground and giving a voice to victims and executioners directly from the front) for the war diary from Odessa. Silvia Sciorilli Borrelli correspondent for Italy of Financial Times for his commitment to investigative journalism and as a columnist on economic issues.
The BMW SpecialMente Award for Social Inclusion, now in its fourth year, was awarded to Flame Satta for the program “A spasso con te” broadcast on Rai 3. The 2022 edition awards ceremony will take place on Monday 12 September at the Triennale Garden in Milan.