Renée Bertini was an intern for NewsGuard. Born in Italy, Bertini graduated with degrees in International Relations and World Philosophies from SOAS University of London. In 2020, she worked as a communications trainee at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Journalism and International Affairs at Sciences Po in Paris. During her studies at SOAS, Bertini worked as social media and digital manager for two student organizations focused on human rights.