Senior Correspondent and Producer, VICE News
Gianna Toboni is a senior correspondent and producer for VICE News. Toboni has covered escalating cartel violence and political corruption in Mexico, interviewed ISIS fighters, tracked down Nigerian pirates on their illegal oil refineries, and landed an exclusive interview with death row inmate, Scott Dozier. She's also been on the forefront of the most pressing national debates, interviewing charter school magnate Dick DeVos about school choice and sitting down with NRATV's Grant Stinchfield for a contentious interview about mass shootings.
Before joining VICE in 2013, she worked as a correspondent at Al Jazeera and as a producer for ABC News. Toboni was named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 list for Media, is a TEDx Speaker, and Peabody Finalist. She received a GLAAD Media Award for her coverage on the battle between religious and LGBTQ rights in America and a Webby Award for Best Documentary Series.
Toboni was recognized by the Newswomen's Club of New York at the Front Page Awards for her reporting on transgender youth. In one of today's most polarizing debates, she brought awareness to an unseen struggle as families made critical and life-altering decisions, stirring the national conversation about youth and gender at a pivotal time.