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Bruce Douglas

In Rio de Janeiro for over two years now, I work principally as the Brazil correspondent for Latin American Newsletters, writing daily and weekly reports on the politics and economy of the country and the wider region. I'm professionally fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish and I have full working Brazilian visa.

I also work as a freelance reporter, writing news pieces for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, the BBC, Vice's Motherboard, and longer-form journalism for Esquire and GQ.

In my broadcast work, I fronted extensive live coverage of the Brazilian elections for France 24's English-language TV channel as well as Radio France International. I also work regularly for the BBC, reporting and producing for Radio 4 and BBC 5Live. 

Before moving to South America, I was a senior broadcast journalist at the BBC in London, working on demanding, high-impact and award-winning radio programmes. As an output editor, I led a team of around a dozen producers, reporters and presenters to produce informative, entertaining radio under severe time constraints. As a producer for both BBC radio and TV, I learnt the technical skills necessary to work as a contemporary multi-media journalist.


Brazil's Rousseff to face pro-business Neves in 'surprise' runoff


Occupy golf takes a swing at the Rio Olympics


Corruption wave is threat to Rio Olympics


Liberation Theology and the environmental movement in the Amazon


World Cup leaves Brazil with bus depots and empty stadiums


Bribery Scandal Triggers Unrest in Brazil

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