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Welcome to ACINA

Founded in 1973, when the Italian press corps in America was small, ACINA has grown into an organization with over one hundred members nationwide. Our members now include print, radio, television and Internet journalists, as well as photographers, producers, cameramen, and public relations representatives. The main purposes of ACINA are:

  • Promote the presence of the Italian press in the United States among cultural institutions, businesses, universities, and industries
  • Publish and distribute, free of charge, an updated directory of its members
  • Organize meetings with guest speakers
  • Inform members of contractual matters concerning the communication industry in Italy
  • Encourage dialogue between Italian journalists working abroad
  • Award a yearly a scholarship in the U.S. to a journalism student