Federico is journalist based in Lugano, Switzerland.

Federico puts an emphasis on the role of Switzerland as a hub of the international world trade, the legal and the illegal one. He’s part-time freelance and also works for the Union’s magazine Area.

In 2017 Federico got the Swiss Italian journalism award for his investigation about the BSI bank, published by Area and La Cité.

Basic information

Federico Franchini

Supported projects

Waterstories.eu: the dark side of the European bottled water industry

  • Environment
  • Industry

VOLVIC - An in-depth investigation of the We Report network uncovers the dark side of the bottled water business in Europe, where the market is dominated by multinational companies such as Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Danone.