Guerrazzi, Diane

Professor, Journalism & Mass Comm
Director, Afghanistan Journalism Education Enhancement Program





Preferred: 408/924-3272

Office Hours

By appointment

Diane Guerrazzi is a professor and Emmy-award winning news reporter.  She has three decades of experience in TV news as a reporter, anchor and producer in California and Florida. With strong interest in international journalism, she has directed three US State Department partnerships, totalling $2.5 million, with Afghanistan and the country of Georgia.  In addition, she has directed journalism training academies in Turkey, India and the United Arab Emirates. She has led SJSU students to Italy, Greece, Germany, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.  As an undergraduate and graduate student, she spent two full years studying at Italian universities and wrote her master's thesis on L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper.  She has been appointed to serve as the resident director of the California State University International Programs in Florence, Italy, 2021-2022.


  • Master of Arts, Journalism, Univ Of Southern Cal, 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, UC Berkeley, Italian & Political Science (Double Major), 1979