Michele Bertelli is a freelance journalist and videomaker. He has covered stories from Italy, Bolivia and the United Kingdom for media outlets like Al Jazeera, El País, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Die Presse, Vice, Repubblica TV and Pagina 99. He is interested in unconventional stories, migration and economic development.
A London City University alumni, Michele spent the last few years focusing on new online video formats. He is currently living in Rome, where he produces journalistic videos for the YouTube channel of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, but he keeps his backpack ready.
Bolivia's Everyday Water War is an interactive journey into the struggle of Bolivia's population against privatisations, state avoidance and climate change to fulfill to the most basic human need: water.
An immersive conceptual map (text, pictures, video and graphics) addresses the ups and downs of the Bolivian intercultural healthcare system and its ability to tackle the maternal mortality rate.