L’Espresso and local newspapers: new editors appointed

Tommaso Cerno to be L’Espresso’s new editor He will be taking over from Luigi Vicinanza who has managed the weekly magazine for the last two years. Vicinanza – who during his time as editor renewed the format of the analytical and investigative news magazine, upholding the sixty-year tradition of l’Espresso – will continue his work with the group, researching and developing new editorial projects. He will also continue to write for Group publications.

Tommaso Cerno, 40, has already worked for l’Espresso from 2009 to 2014 leading important investigations and carrying out the role of Vice Executive Editor of Current Affairs. For the last two years, he has been editor of Messaggero Veneto, daily newspaper for Udine and the Friuli region where he first launched his career in journalism.

Omar Monestier will be the new editor of Messaggero Veneto, leaving the Tuscan daily, il Tirreno, and returning to Udine to one of Group’s most long-standing newspapers – which he previously managed from 2012 to 2014 – to continue the work that Cerno has started. Finally, Roberto Bernabò, Editorial Director of the Group’s local newspapers, will be Interim editor of il Tirreno, with the aim of completing the final phases of the restructuring which he initiated as editor from 2009 to 2014. The publisher thanks Vicinanza for the fantastic contribution he has made and congratulates Cerno, Monestier and Bernabò on their great work and wishes them further success in their new roles. The new editors will take up their respective positions from Thursday 28 July.