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.

In a Mafia Stronghold, This Cooking School Is Stirring the Pot

Arturo Pratticò saw young people working for the mob. What if he could make them chefs instead?

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.