Marine Olivesi

Marine Olivesi is a French independent radio producer whose reporting has focused on upheavals in Tunisia, Libya, and Syria. Olivesi has reported for PRI’s The World and the CBC. Her portrait stories and on-the-ground dispatches have earned her several awards, including the top radio prize at Bayeux War Correspondent Awards in 2013 and the 2014 Lowell Thomas Award from the Overseas Press Club of America. The IWMF has funded Olivesi’s daily Arabic classes at the Yemen Institute for Arabic Language.