Anna Franini is a regular contributor to:

She has worked with Vanity Fair, Vogue, Rai as well as Sky.

Anna Franini has met and interviewed artists,  celebrities, political dignitaries, business leaders,and winners of Nobel, Breakthrough, Academy Awards, Pulitzer, and Pritzker winners.

From Bergamo, Anna  resides in Milan (Italy). She has three bachelor’s degrees, all which are summa cum laude:

  • Pedagogia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Brescia
  • Philosophy,  Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore –  Milano
  • Piano, Conservatorio – Milano

Anna has participated in piano competitions, winning two second places and three third places. For several years she was a concert pianist.

Il Giornale

Anna has been a contributor to the Culture, Current and Foreign Affairs pages with interviews, correspondences from abroad and investigative pieces since 1996. Features – in particular, the full page profiles on Mondays – often re-run by international press.


Being a champion of the Italian spirit, it was only natural for Anna Franini to collaborate with Forbes: the magazine that tells beautiful narratives about Italy, a country that stands out in many sectors.

Vanity Fair

Anna’s contribution to the magazine begins in January 2008 with an article on Lang Lang, the pianist who played at the Beijing Olympics. Other exclusive interviews follow till 2018.

Rai: Rai Uno


Anna has worked with: Rai Uno Rai Radio Tre

Rai: Radio Tre

Anna Franini has been a guest of programs curated by Patrizia Todaro with correspondences from the Baltics.