Daniela Sala is an Italian award-winning multimedia journalist, photographer, and videographer.

Daniela is focusing on the SWANA region and covering the climate crisis, migration, trafficking, human rights, and mental health.

Her works were featured by Al-Jazeera,The Guardian, Der Spiegel, El Paìs, Woz, Al Monitor, De Morgen, Trouw, Internazionale, RAI, News Deeply, RSI, Open Migration, Elle, among others. She is currently based in Rome and she is a co-founder of FADA collective.

Daniela Sala

Basic information

Daniela Sala
multimedia journalist
Human rights, human trafficking, forced labour, environment, climate, mental health
Cinisello Balsamo

Supported projects

Europe's Seas in Danger

  • Environment
  • Fishing industry

EDINBURGH - Europe’s marine environment faces a plethora of severe threats. What are the key species in decline, and which interest groups are lobbying against marine protection laws? This investigation looks into Europe’s interconnected marine systems, and how they can be preserved.

The price of oil

  • Environment

BASRA - In Iraq, one of the world’s driest and poorest countries, Western oil companies are exacerbating water shortages as they make record profits exporting alternatives to Russian oil in the wake of the war in Ukraine.

Can depopulation in Europe's islands be reversed?

  • Cities

United Kingdom - With islands across Europe having experienced years of population decline, many now face an uncertain future.

Angela Catlin

Trapped by the Debt: Punjabi Workers Lured Into Trafficking and Exploited in Italy

  • Exploitation
  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Trafficking

LATINA - How, through debt, a network of intermediaries linking India to the Pontine countryside keeps thousands of Indian workers under blackmail, exploited in one of the largest fruit and vegetable districts in Europe.