Francesco Cavalli works in communication. He is general director of the Icaro network, which includes activities in the field of radio, television, the Internet and a video production center. Author and production manager of dozens of documentaries and several TV programs, including Radici on RaiTre. One of the founders of the Ilaria Alpi Award for TV journalism, which he has been directing in its 20 years of history, he has closely followed the case of Ilaria Alpi with reportages, inquiries and several journeys to Somalia.
In 2014 he published the novel La strada di Ilaria (Milieu edizioni). Creator and secretary general of the Roberto Morrione Award for investigative journalism. In 2001-2009 he was the councilor for culture of the city of Riccione and vice president of the national coordinating center of local bodies for peace and human rights. He has contributed to the organization of the most recent Perugia-Assisi peace marches, including the one to Palestine in 2012.