The “Giovanni Maria Pace” Award for scientific journalism goes to Raffaella Cesaroni and Daniele Banfi

The “Giovanni Maria Pace” Award for scientific journalism goes to Raffaella Cesaroni and Daniele Banfi

I am Daniele Banfieditor of the publications of the GEDI Group and the Veronesi Foundation, e Raffaella Cesaronijournalist presenter of SKY TG 24, the winners of the journalism award “Giovanni Maria Pace” for scientific dissemination. The recognition, now in its twenty-second edition, aims to remember our colleague from Repubblica who passed away in 2002 due to cancer, founder of scientific journalism in Italy. It is announced by the Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM) and will be delivered this afternoon in Rome, during the inaugural ceremony of the XXV Congress of the scientific society.

Who are the winners

Professional journalist since 2004, Raffaella Cesaroni he began his career at the regional broadcaster Tele Lazio, and since 2003 he has hosted the morning editions of Sky Tg24. The jury’s motivations: “His column ‘Health’, the in-depth analysis of Health and Healthcare on Sky TG24, addresses the most complex medical-scientific topics with a new television language. With her vast professional experience and knowledge of communication mechanisms, Raffaella also addresses social, solidarity and assistance issues in depth. Topics that are becoming increasingly important in healthcare.”

Daniele Banfi, professional journalist, has a master’s degree in Science Communication from La Sapienza University of Rome and has been editor of the online magazine of the Umberto Veronesi Foundation since 2011. He also collaborates with the GEDI group newspapers “La Stampa” and “la Repubblica”. The jury’s motivation: “Daniele’s CV includes reports and interviews from the most important international conferences, including ESMO and ASCO, which have contributed to making everyone aware of issues usually confined to professionals. The constant verification of sources and the flair for news characterize his way of doing journalism, which has always been above-board”.

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