Chiara is a multimedia journalist, with a special eye for latest trends and issues in cybersecurity. She is a Staff Writer at Future with a focus on VPNs. She mainly writes news and features about data privacy, online censorship and digital rights for TechRadar, Tom's Guide and T3. From interview-led pieces to industry news, how-to and explainers, sometimes she writes how-to-watch on streaming content too. With a passion for digital storytelling in all its forms, she also loves photography, video making and podcasting.  

With a background in literature and events, Chiara is a recent MA graduate in International Journalism at Cardiff University. She previously worked as a multimedia content creator at FairObserver, trainee local reporter at the university online magazine, political columnist as well as freelance writer for some small publications. Here, she mainly covered topics about grassroot activism, digital technologies, environment and geopolitics. Originally from Milan in Italy, she is now based in Bristol, UK, since 2018.

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