Giusva Branca

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Giusva Branca
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Born (1967-01-10) January 10, 1967 (age 51)
Melito di Porto Salvo, Italy
Nationality Italian
Known for Club manager of Urbs Sportiva Reggina 1914
Spouse(s) Giada Katia Helen Romeo
Children Gaia
Parent(s) Bruno Branca
Paola Santacroce

Giuseppe Valerio Branca, aka Giusva (Melito di Porto Salvo, 10 January 1967), is an Italian journalist, blogger and sportive manager. At present he is the club manager of the Reggina 1914.

Biography[edit]

He attended the Liceo Scientifico Da Vinci the city of Reggio Calabria, and after a first experience at the University of Messina, attended his studies in the Faculty of Law at Magna Græcia University of Catanzaro, where he graduated in 1991. He exercises for 10 years, until to 2004, as a lawyer, but in parallel, in addition to Basketball and Football to his great interest, a passion and profession of journalist, then that will be its main business. On 20 July 2006 married with Giada Katia Helen Romeo.

Professional activity[edit]

In 1996, at age 29, he started working, becoming the leader, at the press office of Reggina Calcio, when Amaranth militate in series "A". Remains at the head of the press office of Reggina until 9 December 2002 he founded and directs the official magazine and website. In 2003 he worked as a journalist at Reggio TV, which is also managing director in 2005 and held the position of team manager of Purple basketball. In 2007 he became director of Telereggio, where he remained until 2008. From 2006 to present is editor and publisher of the online newspaper www.strill.it, which he founded with Raffaele Mortelliti. Always with Mortelliti, gives life to the publisher Urba Books and cultural festival Tabularasa,[1] that every year, for 31 days in July, leading to Reggio Calabria characters like Paolo Mieli, Marco Paolini, Ferdinando Imposimato and Guido Crainz. On June 3, 2014 he was appointed president of the Viola Reggio Calabria. On 12 December 2014 was elected to the Council of the National Basketball League.[2]

Works[edit]

  • Cacciatori di tigri. Il racconto del primo campionato della Reggina in serie A, Iiriti Editore
  • Pallone e carri armati. Il calcio ai tempi della rivolta di Reggio Calabria, Ultra
  • Reggio Calabria e la sua Reggina. Un intreccio di storia e destini 1964-2002, Laruffa - com Francesco Scarpino
  • Idoli di carta. Quando il pallone si sgonfia comincia la vita: storie, passate e presenti, di undici ex-calciatori della Reggina, Laruffa
  • Reggina (1914-2008). La storia, Laruffa
  • Che anni quegli anni. La storia della viola basket, l'epopea della squadra che rimise assieme una città, Urba Books
  • I giorni del ragno. Anni '70: l'Italia cambia pelle ed una tela mette assieme terrorismo, eversione, mafia e 'ndrangheta, Laruffa
  • Collana libri Fare Fortuna, Urba Books - with Raffaele Mortelliti
  • Calabresi Testadura, Urba Books - with Raffaele Mortelliti
  • Calabresi Culturatori diretti, Urba Books - with Raffaele Mortelliti

Awards[edit]

National Award for Justice - Rosario Livatino, Section of education law and the promotion of active citizenship, 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tabularasa, il "vuoto" che riempie le piazze". 4 July 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2015.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ legapallacanestro.com (13 December 2014). "Il presidente della Viola Giusva Branca eletto consigliere di Lega". Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2015.