Gianni Riotta (born 1954 in Palermo, Italy) is an Italian journalist, a regular contributor for the daily newspaper La Stampa and a former Editor in chief of the financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, Rai 3 and the news bulletin TG1. He has contributed to the Washington Post, Le Monde, Foreign Policy, and the New York Times.
Riotta sits on the Advisory Council of the Department of French and Italian at Princeton University he also collaborates with IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca.
He received the America Award of the Italy-USA Foundation in 2013. Riotta is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.