Biography

Viola Manuela Ceccarini Better known as ‘ViVi’, was born in Milan on January 10th, 1989, is an Award Winning Italian TV Host, Fashion Journalist & Author.

She grew up in one of the most influential capital of fashion which inspired her to begin a career in the fashion industry and in the television broadcasting.

At the age of 17, after getting her high school diploma her mom sent her to study English abroad, she staied 3 weeks in New York with a friend and immediately felt inspired. The minute she saw the glitzy lights, the tall buildings and the busy streets she fell in love with the City. “In New York everything is possible. I remember my eyes were filled with stars and excitement…I had a feeling never felt before, a deep excitement, a sense of power and freedom.”

She made a promise to herself to go back one day and make New York her home.

Three years later, she graduated in Mass Media Communication and TV Broadcasting at the European Academy of Multimedia (Accademia Multimediale Europea ACME) specialized in visual arts and multimedia production.

After graduating, Viola made her first steps as an interviewer-columnist for an Italian printed and online Luxury Magazine called “Zaeffiro Magazine”, hosting and co-hosting events in the Milan’s nightlife.

In 2011, Viola started working with Deborah Brulard a journalist, celebrity manager and owner of Deborah Brulard Communication a leading figure in the entertainment and fashion world. Viola worked with DBCommunication performing work in the field of Public Relations occupying an important role for the company as she covered many important designs for their clients, including artists and celebrities. She also engaged in the management of the costumer database, analysis of the various client profiles and chose the graphic and promotional material useful to the company in order to promote and maintain the relationship with their costumers. She was also responsible for the drafting a real editorial fashion, in total autonomy. In this important role, Viola was in charge of designing the company logo. This logo was then printed on t-shirts and worn by Italian VIPs, singers, reality tv stars and celebrities. It brought fame and press to their company and was responsible for increasing their visibility and profits overall. Her work was important for the growth of the company.

Through out her career she interviewed great artists, celebrities and fashion personalities, becoming known in the Milan’s fashion world.

In the year 2013, Viola, made a radical move for the sake of her life by moving to New Jersey in the May 6th  2013 and then to New York City in the September 2014.

Viola rapidly got involved in the Italian-Americans Community and had the chance to collaborate with different Italian-Americans TV and Radio personalities, between Milan and New York City.

In August 2015, Viola started her collaboration with Si Italia TV as a TV Host and Assistant of Production. Viola interviewed numerous artists, singers and personalities in the entertainment industry, she hosted one of the most prominent Italian singing competition outside of Italy the 8th Edition of “Festival della Canzone Italiana a New York” (Festival of the Italian Song in New York).

This collaboration inspired her to develop her own TV show called ‘FANCY TALKS’ about fashion & lifestyle, broadcasted in New York every Friday at 5pm ET on Spectrum channel 1993 and digital in Texas on Televiva Houston KVQT-21.4 channel 21.4 (www.televiva.tv) few episodes of the programs were broadcasted in Italy on 7Gold (Telepadova) (www.7goldtelepadova.tv) & on Antenna 7 (www.antenna7.it)  but then removed because in English language.

Viola covers some of the most exclusive red carpet events and after parties in New York and around the US such as Fashion Week, Tribeca Film Festival and Grammys.

Miss Ceccarini speaks fluently 3 languages: English, Italian and Spanish and was named Stevie  Award winner in the category: YOUNG FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR OF THE  YEAR (under 30 years old) in the international competition the 13th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is the world’s top honors for women entrepreneurs, executives, employees, and the organizations they run. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UB1Az8FbM2k

ViVi is the official correspondent and bilingual author/writer for the following magazines and media outlets: 

  • Liven-Style Magazine - printed and online  (www.livein-style.com) 

  • DeaminaMagazine -printed and online (www.deaminamagazine.com)

  • L'Idea Magazine - online (www.lideamagazine.com)

  • Old Liquors Magazine (www.oldliquorsmagazine.com) 

  • Mondospettacolo (www.mondospettacolo.com)

  • Seven press (www.sevenpress.com)

She manages her own section on the online Magazine Sevenpress.com dedicated to New York City called "Viola New York Events". She blogs about the events she covers.

Along with being a fashion journalist, Ceccarini has also debuted as a TV Personality, opinionist and fashion guru, she appeared on a number of different shows and TV commercials.

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