Christopher Livesay is an award-winning foreign correspondent and producer based in Rome. His recent work focuses on populism, terrorism, and foreign affairs. He has contributed to the prestigious documentary series PBS FRONTLINE on veteran exploitation in the United States; NPR on underground rock music in Iran; and VICE News on mafia blood feuds in Italy.

Filing for PBS and NPR in 2016, he was among the first reporters on the scene of a powerful earthquake that killed nearly 300 people outside Rome.

Later that year, he was among the first journalists to report from Mosul, as Iraqi special forces fought the Islamic State.

In 2017 he won a United Nations award for his TV reporting on the European migrant crisis.

He holds a master’s degree (highest honors) from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.





Livesay wins UN award for migration reporting

Livesay talks about Mosul reporting on on ‘Here and There’

Variety – Anti-ISIS Fighters Documentary ‘March to La Mancha’ in the Works

Livesay appears on ‘Here and There’ with Dave Marash to talk ISIS, child recruits, and de-radicalization

Livesay awarded Ford Foundation ‘GroundTruth’ reporting fellowship

“Educating Sgt. Pantzke” wins Writer’s Guild Award

UPDATE: President Obama signs executive order to crack down on for-profit recruitment of vets


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