Maria Latella

Multimedia journalist, blogger, television and radio host

Languages: English, Italian

*Fee ranges are an estimation for a live keynote speech in an European venue, they can vary significantly depending on the specific requests of the clients, the type of performance, the preparation time and the travel time which is requested. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.


Maria Latella hosts events, moderates round tables and is a keynote speaker on topics of current affairs, politics, economics.

For the past 17 years she has worked for Sky Italy where each Sunday she leads the TV program “The Interview”, which has been voted Italy’s best political show, winning the prestigious Ischia award.
On Radio 24, every morning she hosts ’24 Mattino’ and on Sunday with ‘Nessuna è perfetta’ she deals with gender equality, education and work. For ‘Sole24 Ore’ she created a line dedicated to the Millennials ‘Women of the Future’. From 2013 she has been a columnist for ‘Il Messaggero’, and maintains a blog, Tendenza Latella (The Latella Tendency). On Twitter is one of the most followed political journalists in Italy.
Maria Latella has a law degree and lives between Rome, Milan and Paris.

She began her career as a journalist in 1980 on the crime and city desk of the Secolo XIX daily in Genoa. For twenty-three years she was one of the leading journalists of the Rizzoli Group, first as a political correspondent for the ‘Corriere della Sera’ then from 2005, as editor-in-chief of the leading weekly magazine “A”.
She was a Fellow Professor at the Institute of Politics of the University of Chicago where she held seminars on European politics, currently she teaches at the Guido Carli University in Rome and is a member of the board of the Center for American Studies and of the Higher Council of the Italian Education.
She has received many professional and academic awards, including an award for best political coverage for her Sky interviews, and is a “Dame of the Italian Republic,” one of the highest honors the state offers.
Maria has written several books, including “The Power of Women”, “Tendenza Veronica”, the first and only biography on Veronica Berlusconi and “Come si conquista un Paese” (How you conquer a Country”, on Berlusconi’s rise to power in Politics.


She is available as a keynote speaker, event host and moderator of round tables in both Italian and English.

She deals with:



Current affairs

Gender equality


Education and Future of work


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