RICCARDO LO FARO

Born in Rome and having studied at both Italian and American universities, Riccardo Lo Faro is a biographer and ghost-writer based in New York, with clients in the US, Europe and other countries.

His previous work experiences have brought him to Australia, with Sea World Australia; South Africa, with Ladbroke PLC - Hilton Hotels International; Italy, with Veio Country Club of Roma and with Hotel Mirage in Cortina d'Ampezzo.

For his professional collaboration over the years with the US headquarter of the Italian State Police Organization (ANPS, New York & New Jersey), Riccardo was honored with the ANPS International Award for professional merits at the United Nations.

He was the New York correspondent for the international culture magazine ‘NewYorkCityVenezia' (currently Atlantis), which is published in the US (New York) and in Italy, as well as distributed on Delta Airlines flights (Venice-NYC). Since 2004 he has been the editor-in-chief of “Convivial Spirit', in New York, the official publication of the New York Delegation of Accademia Italiana della Cucina – an Italian government's cultural institution with delegations in all of Italy’s regions as well as all major foreign cities.

As a writer and journalist, he is member of the United States' Department of State Foreign Press Center, and member of the Italian Association of Journalists. He is the author of books, memorials, articles and other editorial and web contents, working mostly anonymously in the employ of private clients and companies, while maintaining various collaborations with journalistic and cultural titles.

Together with Alessia Pertosa, in 2011 he founded in New York City the PrimiDieci Society developing a series of annual cultural and editorial initiatives, such as PrimiDieci-Books (USA and UK) and the PrimiDieci-Awards (New York and London - starting from 2019 also: Switzerland, Australia, China, Russia, UAE).

 

Riccardo has published some 60 biographies to date related to the PrimiDieci-Book series, among which are: Dante Ferretti, Production Designer –Academy’s Oscar Award Winner; Antonio Pappano, Orchestra Director –The Royal Opera House (London) and Musical Director at Accademia di Santa Cecilia (Rome); Giorgio Moroder, Music Producer and Composer –Academy’s Oscar Award Winner; Sylvester Stallone, Actor and Film Producer; Matilda R. Cuomo, frmr. New York State First Lady; Federico Faggin, Physician and Entrepreneur; Frank Serpico, NYPD Detective (ret.); Frank Mancuso, President and CEO (ret.) of Paramount Pictures and MGM Studios. 

 

Based on assignments as a ghost writer, he has also published several books anonymously (biographies, memoires, fantasy stories, and more) in the employ of private clients and companies: Italian, Italian-American, and Italian-Australian personalities as well as US and Italian governments' institutions. These include the NYPD; Italian government institutions, including ICE, Bank of Italy, the Chamber of Commerce, ANPS. Assignments that have also included clients at the United Nation's Permanent Observer of the Holy See, the Accademia Italiana della Cucina, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) of NY.

Riccardo is father to three children. He currently lives in Manhattan, New York, where he works as biographer, ghostwriter and journalist, also in charge of the PrimiDieci Society, and available for assignments from clients anywhere in the world.

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RICCARDO LO FARO

Born in Rome and having studied at both Italian and American universities, Riccardo Lo Faro is a biographer and ghost-writer based in New York, with clients in the US, Europe and other countries.

His previous work experiences have brought him to Australia, with Sea World Australia; South Africa, with Ladbroke PLC - Hilton Hotels International; Italy, with Veio Country Club of Roma and with Hotel Mirage in Cortina d'Ampezzo.

He was the New York correspondent for the international culture magazine ‘NewYorkCityVenezia' (currently Atlantis), which is published in the US (New York) and in Italy, as well as distributed on Delta Airlines flights (Venice-NYC). Since 2004 he has been the editor-in-chief of “Convivial Spirit', in New York, the official publication of the New York Delegation of Accademia Italiana della Cucina – an Italian government's cultural institution with delegations in all of Italy’s regions as well as all major foreign cities.

As a writer and journalist, he is member of the United States Department of State's F. Press Center, also member of the Los Angeles Press Club, and member of the Italian Association of Journalists. He is the author of books, memorials, articles and other editorial and web contents, working mostly anonymously in the employ of private clients and companies, while maintaining various collaborations with journalistic and cultural titles.

For his role in fields such as information and communication, Riccardo collaborated over the years with the U.S. headquarter of the Italian State Police Organization (ANPS, New York & New Jersey), and has been the recipient of the ANPS International Award for professional distinction, honored at the United Nations in New York.

Together with Alessia Pertosa, in 2011 he founded in New York the prestigious international recognition PrimiDieci Awards (today part of the WLPO, The World Leading Personalities Organization) developing a series of yearly cultural and editorial initiatives, such as the PrimiDieci-Books (USA and UK) and the PrimiDieci-Awards (New York and London , and starting from 2021 also Latin America, Australia, China, Russia, UAE).

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Riccardo has published some 60 books to date, including biographies, short-story books, and e.books, among which are: Dante Ferretti, Production Designer –Academy Oscar Award Winner; Antonio Pappano, Orchestra Director –The Royal Opera House (London) and Musical Director at Accademia di Santa Cecilia (Rome); Giorgio Moroder, Music Producer and Composer –Academy Oscar Award Winner; Sylvester Stallone, Actor and Film Producer; Matilda Raffa Cuomo, frmr. New York State First Lady; Federico Faggin, Physician and Entrepreneur; Frank Serpico, NYPD Detective (ret.); Frank Mancuso, President and CEO of Paramount Pictures and MGM Studios (ret.). 

 

Based on his assignments as ghostwriter, he has also published several books anonymously (biographies, memoirs, fantasy stories, and more) in the employ of private clients and companies: Italian, Italian-American, and Italian-Australian personalities as well as for both American and Italian government institutions and agencies including the NYPD, Italian ICE, Banca d'Italia, the Chamber of Commerce, ANPS, the United Nation's Permanent Observer of the Holy See, the Accademia Italiana della Cucina, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) of NY - please find references in "Testimonials".

Riccardo is a father of three; he currently splits his life between New York, Los Angeles and Italy for his assignments as biographer, ghostwriter and journalist, also in charge of the non-profit WLPO - The World Leading Personalities Organization with headquarter in New York City.

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