Michael Scaturro


Michael Scaturro is a freelance journalist.

His reporting for The Atlantic has been cited by both the U.S. Congress and comedian Stephen Colbert. He has been a guest on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and was named Journalist in Residence for the Amsterdam-based Anne Frank House, where he authored a report for the European Commission outlining ways to end antisemitism, racism, and gender discrimination in EU high schools.

He is a contributor to The Guardian, and his writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, Euromoney, and International Tax Review. He also reports on food policy for Mark Bittman and team.

He has been a moderator at the WTO in Geneva, and was previously a radio reporter at Deutsche Welle and a staff reporter at Bloomberg covering Brexit/trade/technology.

Recent Clips

Publications include The Guardian, The New York Times, etc.

Mark Bittman’s “Heated”: How Chickens Became Like Apple and Android Phones

90% of chickens are one of two breeds, which contributes to environmental problems that are spreading worldwide

Mark Bittman’s “Heated”: Europe Wants to Make Farming Carbon Neutral by 2040

An EU plan aims to cut back on pesticides and antibiotics — and make organic food cheaper. Imagine if the U.S. followed suit

Mark Bittman’s “Heated”: At This Australian Farm, Chickens Dance on Trampolines

Tasmanian farm lets ‘happy’ industrial chickens frolic in the sun and eat insects, giving them a taste like French heritage birds

Mark Bittman’s “Heated”: Scots Say Farmed Salmon Is Ruining Their Environment

Modern Farmer: Italian Olive Oil Producers Supplement Climate Change Losses Through Biofuel

New York Times: He Literally Wrote the Book on Fabulousness

The Guardian: ‘The newspaper put us in danger’: family fights back after story branded their son a criminal

Bloomberg Businessweek: These Cows Will Text You When They’re in Heat

The Atlantic: Rebranding America: Can the U.S. Sell Itself to International Tourists?

The Guardian: Berlin’s rebuilt Prussian palace to address long-ignored colonial atrocities

VOA: Germany Adopts Battery Powered Trains to Reduce Carbon Footprint

VOA: Europe Remembers 30 Years Since Fall of the Berlin Wall

Deutsche Welle: How techno and house music forged a new Berlin

Deutsche Welle: How the Berlin Philharmonic rewrote music history

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