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Un riconoscimento assegnato al giornalista che si è distinto durante l’anno per il coraggio e la professionalità espressi nel proprio lavoro. Con questa motivazione è nato “VNY MEDIA AWARD Liberty Meets Beauty”, il premio che celebra la libertà di stampa e l’amore per la bellezza in quanto ricerca del bene, perché la serietà e il valore di un lavor...

The Italian American Review is looking for a review editor for film and digital media. The film and digital media review editor researches potential documentary (not feature) films and websites for assessment, engages potential reviewers, arranges the reviews, and does initial edits, while serving as the main point of contact between reviewers and...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2018 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

Campari, Italy’s iconic bittersweet red aperitif and cornerstone ingredient in the Negroni, today unveils its new ad campaign, Go A Sip Beyond. A nod to visionaries Gaspare and Davide Campari, the inventor of Campari and his son who helped popularize the liqueur in America, the campaign encapsulates their progressive spirit while drawing inspiratio...

New York and Boston may have long been thought of as two of the most Catholic metropolises in America—largely due to the long history of Irish and Italian immigration there. But a new study from the Barna Group shows the most Catholic city in America is way down South: Lafayette, Louisiana, is 50 percent Catholic. In fact, the only northeastern are...

My “Living Legend” passed away this morning. And Bruno Sammartino, the pro wrestling legend was appropriately labeled with that title because he was professional wrestling and a hero to  yours truly and many others. The longest reigning, and then known as WWWF Champion, would later get my start in the business with the late “Captain” Lou Albano and...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the launch of the first ever National Prosecco Week, beginning Monday, June 11th. The week-long activation will see masterclasses for media and trade, as well as public consumer events at multiple cities througho...

Sauce or gravy? It’s a question that seems simple enough, but ask any Italian American and you’ll absolutely get an earful. No one really knows who coined the term gravy, or when the sauce-gravy controversy started; however, every Italian-American knows what side they’re on. Lorraine Ranalli, author of the book Gravy Wars, told Slate, “In my resear...

Every year in October, Americans of Italian ancestry gear up to do battle. It’s part of a decades-long war to ensure the recognition of and respect for the integral role Italian Americans have played in this country. As a proud Italian American, or IA, myself, I can bear witness to the atrocious and dehumanizing stereotyping of my people. We don’t...

Bruno Sammartino, one of the most iconic stars in professional wrestling history, has died at age 82, the WWE announced Wednesday morning. Sammartino was the then-World Wide Wrestling Federation's longest-reigning world champion, holding the title for nearly eight consecutive years. He began his record title reign after beating Buddy Rogers at Madi...

Laura Vitale is not only a beautiful an charming cooking show host of the Cooking Channel fan-favorite Simply Laura. While she knows her way around Italian food, but she also loves to make traditional dishes a bit healthier while not sacrificing any flavor. It makes sense that Laura Vitale is all about Italian cuisine as she was born in Naples.  Wh...

Living legend Eraldo Ferracci is returning to professional road racing in America by joining the Quarterley Racing/On Track Development MotoAmerica Junior Cup team as a sponsor and maybe more. “As you know, I rode for Eraldo back in the day. I was his first rider,” said Quarterley Racing/On Track Development co-owner Dale Quarterley, who raced and...