Giada Santana is an Italian-Dominican freelance journalist and a multimedia producer based in Paris.

Her work focuses on politics, migration, and climate change. . She is a pro in multimedia work spans between audio journalism, print and video reporting.

Here Giada is talking about the Sinking cities project, one of the cross-border investigations she did, in one of the webinars of Journalismfund.

Giada Santana

Basic information

Giada Santana
Writer, Investigative Journalist, Podcaster
politics, migration, women's rights, climate change

Supported projects

Chlordecone: The Toxic Legacy of Pesticides in the French Antilles

  • Environment
  • Healthcare

FORT-DE-FRANCE / BASSE TERRE – This investigation goes behind the scenes of a French state scandal, tracing a historical route from governmental actors who approved use of chlordecone, a dangerous chemical, in agriculture, to the realities of victims speaking out today. Their testimonies highlight how the islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe face an environmental and sanitary disaster still ongoing.

pesticides in french antilles

Dry To The Bone

  • Cities
  • Environment

PUGLIA - From the role of organised crime to the failings of national and European institutional oversight, this investigation on the ground raises awareness regarding the main players of the agricultural market.

Claudia Colliva & Giada Santana

Sinking Cities, Gouda & Venice

  • Cities
  • Environment

GOUDA/VENICE - Sinking Cities is a long-term multimedia project exploring what it means to live in sinking cities, and what is the impact of subsidence on the inhabitants of Gouda and Venice.