Fabio De Ponte is an Italian journalist based in Brussels. He used to work as editor at Rome headquarters of Italian national news agency LaPresse. He has been working also for Italian agencies Adn Kronos, Askanews and La Stampa newspaper. He covered many international summits (G7/G8/G20), European Councils (on Brexit, Greece, migrants, Turkey, Ukraine), bilateral meetings of Italian PM abroad (Washington, Tokyo, Berlin, Paris, among other capitals), a UN General Assembly and other international events. He also reported from the Italian-led military base in Herat, Afghanistan.
For almost an year he supervised updating the LaPresse’s website and social media accounts. Also, developed “Joshua Twitter Scanner” (http://18.104.22.168/lapressetools/joshuatwis/), a tool that monitors variuos Twitter profiles and sends short news stories ready to be published to the newswire’s supervisors’ desk.