Luca Foschi (Italy, 1981) is a freelance war correspondent who focuses his reporting on conflicts. He wrote and shot for newspapers like Corriere della Sera, L’Unione Sarda, Il Fatto Quotidiano, Lettera 43 and The London Economics.
In 2011 Luca covered the Arab spring and the Tottenham’s riots in London. In 2012 he was embedded with the Italian army in Lebanon and Afghanistan. In 2013 Luca covered the main topics in the Middle East, reporting, in Lebanon, the ongoing civil war in Tripoli and the bomb attack in Beirut. In Jordan he witnessed and described the dire conditions of the Syrian refugees. He also wrote about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the West Bank. In Italy Luca is an appreciated contributor for the cultural and foreign pages of L’Unione Sarda. He also writes about history, literature and politics.
Luca Foschi obtained an MA in Humanities at the University of Cagliari with specialization in Contemporary History (2007). In London (2011) he got the “Postgraduate Diploma in General Journalism” at the London School of Journalism. In 2012 Luca attended with success the “Master for war correspondents Maria Grazia Cutuli”, organized by the University of Tor Vergata in Rome, the Italian Army and the Italian Red Cross. The master gave him the theoretical and practical skills to report from crisis-stricken areas.