Cristiano Valli – On Choosing Tacoma Over Anywhere Else in the United States

Marguerite Giguere
/ August 3, 2017
Cristiano Valli, a radio host at Radio Popolare, is Italian-borne but has chosen to live in Tacoma instead of Seattle or San Francisco or anywhere else in the United States that he could live. His job is to report on the real story of the United States.

In this episode

  • Reporting from Tacoma for European Radio Cristiano Valli reports on the real stories of real people in the United States for the European network Radio Popolare, Switzerland Radio, and other news stations. He may also be famous in Milan.
  • Comparing the United States to Europe Cristiano compares the differences he sees between the US and European cultures. What kind of stories do Europeans want to hear about the United States?
  • What stories does Cristiano wish he could tell about Tacoma? You'll never guess: bikini baristas is high on the list (it's a foreign concept in Europe).
  • Patriarchy, Misogyny, and More Cristiano's understanding of his own progressiveness changed when he came to the United States. This is a fascinating conversation.
  • Making friends in a new town Cristiano talks about what it's like to be new in Tacoma.

Cristiano Valli, a radio host at Radio Popolare, is Italian-borne but has chosen to live in Tacoma instead of Seattle or San Francisco or anywhere else in the United States that he could live. His job is to report on the real story of the United States.

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