Gea Scancarello, born in 1980, is an Italian journalist and author. She started as a reporter for daily papers and magazines, covering foreign issues and working on assigned features. She then moved to long term projects, mostly focusing on socio-economics. Her researches were published into two books di Mi fido di te (Chiarelettere, 2015)  and “Addicted” (Hoepli, 2020).
She teaches digital journalism at the International University of Languages and Media in Milan and she is currently the editor of the Live Magazine Italy, a new approach of slow-journalism. She won the first edition of the Google Digital News Initiative for innovating journalism in 2016.
Her work has appeared in Italian and foreign media, including Business Insider, Stern, National GeographicGQ, Heidi, Pagina99, Vanity Fair, SportWeek.
She has lived in the United States and in Spain, but Milan had something more appealing: gluten-free patisseries.