Paolo Zialcita

Professional Background:
Paolo Zialcita came to Colorado Public Radio in 2020 as a Max Wycisk News Fellow. Before that, he was an intern on NPR’s Newsdesk, where he covered a wide variety of stories, such as quantum computing, international politics, and regrettably, Fortnite. He also interned for KUNR Public Radio in Reno, Nev. and Connecticut Public Radio. In 2018, he directed a documentary on the last business in Reno’s Chinatown after most of it was burned to the ground by a racist mob. Paolo is a proud alum of the Dow Jones News Fund and Next Generation Radio programs.

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
Bachelor’s Degree in sociology, University of Nevada, Reno