Oliviero Bergamini is a foreign correspondent for TG3 news on Italian public broadcaster Rai. He has covered events in many crisis areas such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Birmania, Lebanon, Yemen, Chechnya, Haiti etc. He often also worked in the U.S. where he covered the presidential elections in 2008. He was a finalist for the Ilaria Alpi journalism award and won the Sodalitas award. He teaches journalism history at the University of Bergamo and has held lessons and conferences in journalism history and US history also at the universities of Genoa, Verona, Turin (as part of the master program in American studies). He is author of different US and journalism history books, such as Breve storia del federalismo americano (1996), Storia degli Stati Uniti (2003), La democrazia della stampa: storia del giornalismo (2006), Specchi di guerra: giornalismo e conflitti armati da Napoleone a oggi (2009).