Agostino Petroni

Agostino Petroni is a 2020 M.A.-Politics graduate of Columbia Journalism School, and a Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow. An economist and a gastronome, Agostino published Memoria Nueva: Storie di Guardiani Della Terra (Stories of Guardians of the Earth), and produced Heartwood, a documentary about gastronomic resilience of three Latin-American indigenous communities.

The Italian Fishermen Who Brought the Sea Back to Life


When overfishing decimated Puglia’s biodiversity, conservationists and fishermen created a marine reserve that turned their catches around.

New York Is Using Data to Stop Homelessness Before It Starts


The city is pinpointing residents who are on the verge of losing their homes and getting them help before it happens.