The Malta Independent 22 August 2019, Thursday

'Le Iene' presenter Nadia Toffa dies of cancer

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 08:53 Last update: about 8 days ago

Popular Italian television presenter Nadia Toffa, who conducted 'Le Iene' on Italia Uno, died of cancer today, Italian media report. She was 40 years old.

She had been diagnosed with a brain tumour in December 2017.

Le Iene is a long-standing show that mixes investigative reporting with comedy.

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Toffa was awarded the Ischia International Journalism Award "Special Prize - Television Presenter of the Year" in 2015.

In 2017, hers was the third most searched-for personal name on Google in Italy.

 

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