She is an Italian journalist, blogger and TV presenter. She has a degree in law, and began her career as a journalist at the newspaper «Secolo XIX».
From 1990 to 2013 she was one of the top journalists for the RCS group, first as a political correspondent for “Corriere della Sera”, and then as editor of the weekly magazine “A”. Today she is a truly international figure and lives in both Paris and Rome. She is a board member of the Center for American Studies and is particularly interested in the American election campaign and European politics. Recently, she spent two months at the University of Chicago, where she held a series of seminars on European politics at the Institute of Politics, led by David Axelrod, a former advisor to Barack Obama.
She is a multimedia journalist and every Sunday she appears on TV on SkyTg24 with “L’Intervista”, as well as presenting “Nessuna è perfetta”, a programme dedicated to the themes of careers and work from the perspective of women, on Radio 24.
She is a leader writer for “Il Messaggero”, and has written several books, including her latest, “Il potere delle donne” published by Feltrinelli. She is also the author of “Tendenza Veronica” published by Rizzoli, the first and only biography of Veronica Berlusconi and “Come si conquista un Paese” on Berlusconi’s twenty-year period as a political ruler.
Maria Latella is often invited to chair debates on issues such as politics, economics and the relationship between the labour market, schools and the new generations.