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Justine Bellavita

Journalist and web content manager at IO donna

Milan Area, Italy
Online Media
  1. RCS MediaGroup
  1. Girl Geek Life,
  2. RCS MediaGroup,
  3. Speaker -
  1. Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza'
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RCS MediaGroup

RCS MediaGroup

Web journalist and content manager at

– Present

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Journalist, Blogger, Web editor, Social Media expert, Web Content and Community Manager. Start-up of editorial projects online: Identity definition, content architecture, editorial planning, social media buzz, integration with others media (tv, books, radio).

Training of interns, web content managers and online journalists. IT and Editorial communication facilitator.

Fifteen years experience in web content and community management, four years working for a major Italian media group ( - Telecom Italia Media S.p.A.). Community manager for the female web sites of one of the biggest publisher in Italy (Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A.). Launched and managed for three and half years the women web site for Rcs Mediagroup S.p.A.. Now web content manager of the magazine IO donna - Corriere della sera.

Three years in professional journalism corresponding from US and France for both magazines and the Press Agency ApCom as freelance Journalist with a broad experience in International Journalism, specialized in Fashion, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Food and Travels.
Assisted in the production of short format news features from pre-production stage through post.

Trilingual: English, French and Italian. Highly motivated and focused, always interested in exploring new challenges in the means of communication.


  1. English

    Full professional proficiency
  2. French

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  3. Italian

    Native or bilingual proficiency


Web journalist and content manager at

RCS MediaGroup
– Present (2 years 8 months)Milan Area, Italy

Journalist (vice capo redattore) and online content manager of the website, official website of the magazine IO donna - Corriere della Sera. Managing editors, bloggers, writers, specials and homepages.

Editor and guest blogger queen

Girl Geek Life
(2 years 8 months)

In Girl Geek Life staff I'm the guest blogger referent, I review guest posts and post on various geek topics such as iPad revues and more

Consulting Internet Specialist

RCS MediaGroup
(9 months)milan area, italy

Helped project and launch of


Speaker -
(1 month)Milan Area, Italy

Speach on the status and new perspectives on fashion communication and online journalism. At the Palazzo Isimbardi forum “Nuovi scenari nei processi di comunicazione della moda” with fashion marketing professionals and editors.

Chief editor at LeiWeb / Web content and community supervisor -

RCS Mediagroup
(3 years 7 months)

Project and launch of RCS Rizzoli first women website : LeiWeb ; Chief editor supervising a group of 20 editors and bloggers. Project, debug and launch of Leiweb's Community. Managing social network presence of the website's editorial content. Coordination with Rizzoli Periodici women's magazines editorial staff (Io donna, A, Amica). Content supervision of the whole website. Report to Leiweb Editor in Chief.


RCS MediaGroup
(3 years)

Proud manager of the 1st All-Italian Knitting Blog owned by a major publisher:
Concept design, content management, post scheduling, managing regular bloggers, live blogging, finding guest bloggers amd partners, community management and of course, knitting.
The blog growth is exponential.

Speaker - Online Journalism

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
(1 month)

Lectured college graduates in Communication, about online Journalism and Blogging: techniques, language, sources and career opportunities.

Teacher - Online Fashion Communication

IED Moda Lab
(2 months)

Planned and held the 8 hours course on "Online Fashion Communication and Journalism" along with Fashion Director Marina Fausti. Trained future stylist and fashion editors to Fashion Communication Online; Fashion Blogging; Fashion Websites organization and Web content Management.

Teacher - Online Journalism and Blogging

RCS MediaGroup
(less than a year)

Lectured RCS Journalists on online Journalism and Blogging: language, sources, policy and goals. Blog history and state of the art.

(1 year 5 months)

Contributor to the Network. Writer for

Community Manager - Mondadori On Line

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore
(1 year)

Rethinking and managing the whole community area of the women's magazines websites published by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A., such as, and


enciclopedia italiana Treccani
(1 year 4 months)

Freelance correspondent and writer for the website Treccani Cinema, specialised in International Movies and Entertainment Business

Freelance Journalist

Condé Nast
(7 months)

Freelance writer for the monthly magazines GQ and GQ Style

Freelance Journalist

RCS MediaGroup
(2 years 2 months)

Freelance writer for the Italian magazines Max (RCS), Hot Dog (Play Press), Io Cucino (Quadratum), FilmTv

Junior Producer

RTI New York, NY
(8 months)

Assisted in the production of short format news features from pre-production stage through post


ApCom/TM News
(1 year 6 months)

News editor (Entertainment, Arts, Style) for the Italian press agency ApCom, affiliated with Associated Press.
News correspondent from New York, NY and San Francisco, CA for ApCom NY (EMC di Mario Platero)

Web Content Manager

Matrix / Telecom Italia Media
(4 years)

Web Content Management, Web Developement, Design and launch of new content formats on the Internet. Internet community management. Project and launch of Tv content on the Web. Content supervision, planning and managing external content providers.
Under my supervision the website "Virgilio Cinema" became the most visited Italian Entertainment Website* (*Data Nielsen Net Ratings)

Researcher and Web Editor

(1 year 2 months)

Design and start-up of the Anthropology and History sections of the website Italiadonna ( sponsored by the European Community Funds


Play Press Publishing
(7 months)

Translation from English to Italian of the gaming magazine PSM - PlayStation Magazine

Segreteria Amministrativa / Logging

Immagina Video and Movies
(5 years 4 months)

Managing clients and countability for this small filming company. Video logging of documentaries. Archiving filmed material.

Animatore Chat Videotel

(1 year 8 months)

Animation of videotel (Italian Minitel) chat online. Managing contacts.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Opportunities Justine is looking for:

Causes Justine cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Children
  • Environment
  • Human Rights

Organizations Justine supports:


  • Problem Solving
  • Content Strategy
  • Web 2.0
  • Creative Writing
  • Fashion
  • Entertainment
  • Pop Culture
  • Web Content Production
  • Web Project Management
  • Content Development
  • Blogging
  • Television
  • Social Networking
  • Social Media Marketing
  • SEO
  • New Media
  • Digital Strategy
  • Digital Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Web Content Management
  • Editorial
  • Multimedia
  • Online Advertising
  • Community Management
  • Social Media
  • Digital Media
  • Online Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Web Content
  • Magazines
  • Web Editing
  • Copywriting
  • Video
  • Online Publishing
  • SEO copywriting
  • Content Management
  • Editing
  • WordPress
  • Web Analytics
  • Blogger
  • Online Marketing
  • Blog
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Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza'

110 e lode, Anthropology

Graduated with Honors in Anthropology: "Archeoastronomy in the Peruvian Andes"

Bell Language School

Advanced English Certificate, English/Language Arts Teacher Education

Liceo Ginnasio Terenzio Mamiani

Maturità classica, Liceo Classico

Honors & Awards

Who’s Who in The World, 2004 - Who's Who in Fashion - Italy, 2009/2010/2011

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