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Paydesk has 139 journalists in Brazil. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Brazil are Yan Boechat and Edgar Maciel.

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We have journalists in Bagé, Belém, Belo Horizonte, Bento Gonçalves, Brasilia, Campinas, Campo Largo, Cuiabá, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Fortaleza, Jacarei, Maceió, Manaus, Natal, Ouro Preto, Porto Alegre, Recife, Ribeirão Preto, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, São Bernardo do Campo, São Luís, Sao Paulo and Vitoria.

Journalists in Brazil



Yan Boechat

São Paulo, Brazil
Yan Boechat is a journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil.

A journalist with over 20 years of experience, I'm a collaborator of the main media outlets in Brazil. Throughout my career, I worked as a reporter and editor in Economics, Business, Politics, and National. In recent years I have Read morespecialized in covering international issues, with special attention to conflict regions in the Middle East and Africa. Today I work with both newspapers and magazines, as well as digital and television publications.
Languages
English
Services
Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Current Affairs Fact Checking

Edgar Maciel

São Paulo, Brazil
My name is Edgar Maciel and I'm 30 years old. I have my major in Journalism at Pontifice University Catolic of Rio Grande do Sul. My mother tongue is Portuguese and I also speak Spanish and English fluently. I started my career in radio. I worked at Rádio Gaúcha and, recently, at Rádio CBN, the Read morebiggest radio in Brazil. I also had experience with television working for RBS TV, in Rio Grande do Sul, and for Band TV, as a digital editor.

In 2013, I moved to São Paulo and I took a specialization course about Economic Journalism at Fundação Getúlio Vargas. I worked for O Estado de São Paulo, one of the most important newspaper in Brazil, as a reporter. Over the last three years, I've had a lot of experiences with Journalism that has helped me improve my skills in different areas of Journalism. Besides economic issues, I'm interested in Human Rights, Politics and Latin American issues. At the moment, I'm working for Huffington Post in Brazil as a multimedia reporter and video editor.

Recently, I traveled to Amazonia's border, visiting Colombia, Peru and Brazil to research about HIV and Women Rights. I also covered the Olympic Games in Rio, presidential election in Brazil, in 2014, Dilma Roussef's impeachment, in 2016, and immigration issues in Brazil (such as Haitians and Syrian refugees).

I'm capable to write good articles, take photos as a photographer, record and edit videos and present any live program on radio or TV. Today, I'm a multimedia Journalist seeking opportunities .
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Finance Politics Current Affairs
+11

Lise Alves

São Paulo, Brazil
Lise Alves is a freelance journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil. My stories have appeared in The Rio Times, CNS, The Art Newspaper, The Lancet, The Guardian, and EarthBeat. I write about social issues, environment, science, politics and travel. I have also produced pieces for Deutsche Welle Radio, Read moreWBUR (Boston) Radio and Vatican Radio.
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering
+11
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+12

Douglas Portari

São Paulo, Brazil
Douglas Portari is a journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Over the past 25 years I've written for both mainstream and independent media, from major newspapers and magazines to digital-native news outlets. I've covered a wide range of cultural, political and social issues, from articles on the UN Read moremission in Haiti (in loco) to interviews with people such as the musicians Paul McCartney and Pete Townshend. I'm also one of the recipients of the 2019 Gabo Grant, a fellowship on cultural journalism of the Gabriel García Márquez Foundation. Currently working as a freelance journalist and fixer.
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Documentaries Feature Stories Content Writing
+6
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+10

Caren Moy

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Caren Moy is a journalist/director/cameraperson based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Languages
English Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+5
Skills
Business Politics Natural Disasters
+6

Celio Yano

Curitiba, Brazil
Brazilian journalist based in Curitiba with more than 15 years of experience covering science and technology, environmental, economic and political issues.
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Research
+4
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+7

Harold Emert

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born raised and educated in nyc where I first began to work for ny Daily Mirror and Herald Tribune as a copy boy and as a cub reporter for the Ithaca jornal. Worked in SAfrica, Israel, Germany and since 1973 Brazil.
Have had the pleasure to work as an aide to the greatest tab journalists from the Read moreUK including Dave Williams, Sharon Churcher, Barry Wigmore and Paul Henderson covering biggest Brazilian- based stories including Josef Mengele´s bones in Sao Paulo,the aftermath of the Jean Charles Menezes murder on the London Underground,Mick Jagger´s Brazilian model girlfriend Luciana Morad and theiro Brazilian love son Lucas,plane crashes and a Greenpeace Brit murdered in the Amazon,wine festivals in southern Brazil ,and the World Cup as well as the OLympics..Have written and and worked for Daily Mail,Mail on Sunday,the Sun,Sunday Times,Daily and Sunday Mirror ,Daily Record as well NYPost, Daily News, USA Today ...Have covered stories all over Brazil including the successful search for the father of Carla Bruni in Sao Paulo and most recently the James White arrest in Fortaleza,nothern Brazil. Speak and write Portuguese,married to Carioca.
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+5
Skills
Business Current Affairs Film & Theatre
+5

Bruno Torquato

Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Bruno Torquato is a journalist based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

I'm a member of the Lena Santos Collective of Black Journalists. I have extensive experience in corporate communications and journalism, having worked in Press, Internal Communications, Content Production, and Press Relations for Read moremedium and large-sized companies. I have previous experience as a political reporter at O TEMPO and as a Communications Executive at CDN Communications. In addition, I worked at Rádio Band News FM in Belo Horizonte, BH Press Communications, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (currently Stellantis), where I was outsourced by Approach Communications, where I worked in corporate communication for media relations focused on sustainability and institutional areas. In the group, I also worked on the content production of two major exhibitions at Casa Fiat de Cultura.

As a freelancer, I worked as a reporter for CBC News TV in Canada and Telearuba TV in the Caribbean, with live entries in English in both cases. Currently, I am part of the UOL freelancers reporters network and have already published content in Estadão, Folha de S. Paulo, and CNN Brasil.
Languages
English Portuguese
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering Feature Stories
+9
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+20

Jessica Nolte

São Paulo, Brazil
Jessica Nolte is a photographer and documentarian journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Has been working with Baboon Films (www.baboon.com.br) since 2010, where she produced and photographed more than 20 documentaries. Jessica has passed 30 days in Mongolia registering the nomadic life. Unveiled Read morethe slave labor in the silver mines of Potosí, for which she was a finalist in Brazil’s biggest media and journalism awards “Prêmio ESSO”. Also got two honorable mentions, one at the human rights award (ANAMATRA) and the other for her photograph “Silver Widows” on the Latin-American Photography award. In Uganda she revealed child sacrifice for magic rituals, for which she also was a finalist at “Prêmio ESSO”.
During the last 4 years, she has been very passionately dedicating her life to Patagonia. In 2015 she founded Fitzroya Media House, a creative company based in Chilean Patagonia in which she is a partner and director.
You can see more of her work on these websites:
www.jessicanolte.com
www.baboon.com.br
www.fitzroyamediahouse.com
Languages
German English Spanish
+1
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries Photography
+2
Skills
Fact Checking

Pietro Varoli Guimarães

São Paulo, Brazil
With 12 years of experience, I could work for many TV around the globe.

As a cinematographer, I had worked for 10 years with NOS and RTL from Netherlands, covered stories around the entire Latin America. 

As video journalist, I did works for ABC News, Al Jazeera, Pointer TV.
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries Feature Stories
+2
Skills
Politics Natural Disasters Sports
+5

Giovanna Consentini

São Paulo, Brazil
Giovanna Consentini is a multimedia journalist based in São Paulo and available for assignments in digital video, writing, photography, producing and fixing.
Languages
Portuguese
Services
Documentaries Fact Checking
Skills
Science & Environment Arts & Books Natural Disasters
+7

Andréa Magalhães

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Andréa Magalhães is a journalist based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- More than 20 years of experience, working for major newspapers, magazines, radio stations, and online media;
- Editor, reporter, and proofreader;
- Covering business, real estate market, design, architecture, culture, lifestyle, Read moretourism, current affairs, and politics;
- Reports and interviews published in Brazil and abroad (O GLOBO, Jornal EXTRA, JORNAL DO BRASIL, CASA CLAUDIA, INTERNI, DDN, C3, DORCHESTER MAGAZINE etc.).
Languages
German English French
+1
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering
+6
Skills
Fact Checking

Rafael Cabral

São Paulo, Brazil
Rafael Cabral is a Brazilian journalist currently based in São Paulo, Brazil. His work has been featured in several national/international publications, such as O Estado de S. Paulo, Globo,  Nexo, Gizmodo and Huffington Post.
Languages
German English Portuguese
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+10
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+13

Rosa Meire Carvalho De Oliveira

Salvador, Brazil
Rosa Meire Oliveira is a journalist and master in Communication and Cyberculture based in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

I am a senior journalist with 30 years of experience. I started my career as a professional reporter working for the main newspapers in Salvador: Tribuna da Bahia, A Tarde and for Read morethe now defunct newspaper Bahia Hoje.
I also worked for four years as an editor and producer for SBT / Itapoan Television and Record Television. I have strong experience as a journalist working for 13 years in the Oil and Gas area of ​​Petróleo Brasileiro S / A (Petrobras), meeting the demands of journalists in the Northeast area (2001-2003) and internal Communication processes in the Oil and Gas Engineering sector (IENE), regional responsible for the Brazilian Growth Acceleration Program (PAC), 2004-2013.
I also worked in the Press Office of the Legislative Assembly of Bahia and of the Instituto de Terras da Bahia.I have been working as a teacher, teaching classes to undergraduate and master students at local journalism colleges.
As a freelance journalist I write articles on different topics and areas, covering local and regional issues, from local news based in Salvador; energy, immigration, education, economy, health, culture and science, feminisms, among other topics.

I write reports and news for Evidencie-SE.com, a website based in Aracaju, state of Sergipe.

I am available for skills: writing, interviews, reporting, editing. In different types of media, including podcasting and broadcast.

Languages: Portuguese - English - French
Skills: Business - Energy - Finances - Culture - Society - Feminisms - Immigration - Cities - Education -Travel
Languages
Portuguese
Services
Journalism
Skills
Business

Daniel Fukunaga

São Paulo, Brazil
DANIEL FUKUNAGA is a journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Born in Japan (speaks japanese very well), he lived and studied in Argentina for 10 years. After working at a newspaper and television station in Tokyo/Japan, he went to live in Brazil.
He currently works as a journalist, reporter, Read moreresearcher, cameraman, photographer and production coordinator in South America. He has covered important events such as 3 World Cups (Germany, South Africa, Brazil), Rio 2016 Olympic Games and also the rescue operation of 33 miners in Copiapó/Chile, great earthquake in Chile and many other reports and documentaries in more than 18 countries.
Languages
Spanish Japanese Portuguese
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+7
Skills
Natural Disasters Entertainment & Celebrity Food & Drink
+6

Luis Veiga

São Paulo, Brazil
Luis Veiga is a photographer and videographer based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Aerial filming Drone footage.
You can check out more of my work on my website:
http://www.luisveiga.com
https://www.instagram.com/luisveiga.fotografia/

VIDEO DOCUMENTARIES FOR TV CHANNELS, CORPORATE COMPANIES AND NON-Read morePROFIT ORGANIZATIONS • VIDEO REPORTAGE • WEB-SERIES • TRAVEL VIDEOS • INTERVIEW • TIME-LAPSE & HYPER-LAPSE • VISUAL STORYTELLING • DIRECTING • CAMERA OPERATOR • VIDEO EDITING • EDITORIAL • FEATURES • ANNUAL REPORTS • LANDSCAPE • CITYSCAPES • ARCHITECTURE
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Documentaries Fact Checking
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+12

Ricardo Bunduky

São Paulo, Brazil
Ricardo Bunduky is a journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil, with reporting, writing and editing content skills in digital, television and print formats. Working experience in media outlets such as Folha de S. Paulo, Agora SP and Veja Magazine as well in the the TV network Rede Gospel for the last Read moreeight years. Broad experience with hard news, crisis situations and segmented agendas; project coordination - theme definition, editorial guidelines, team management and deadlines. Versatility through platforms with practice in online editing, print and television scriptwriting. Also an acting student with participation in commercials and scenes of films and series.
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop News Gathering
+8
Skills
Business Natural Disasters Film & Theatre
+5

Manuela Parrino

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
I'm a journalist based in Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Originally from Italy, I lived in New York for over 7 years, then Jerusalem for two years to cover the second Intifada, China for over 10 years and now Brazil.
Languages
English French Italian
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+9
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+5

Rafael Vilela

São Paulo, Brazil
Rafael Vilela is an independent Brazilian photographer currently reporting on social injustice and the environmental crisis in his country. He was one of the founders of Midia NINJA, an initiative that today has more than 8 million followers. His photographs are part of São Paulo’s Museum of Modern Read moreArt (MAM-SP) permanent collection. In 2014 he was invited by Magnum Photos to be one of the Brazilian photographers in the OffSide Brazil project to report on the World Cup. Rafael was also nominated for World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in 2013, 2014 and 2015. He has collaborated on international publications such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, VICE, The Intercept and National Geographic. In 2020 he was selected by National Geographic's Emergency Fund for Journalists covering Covid-19 and his work with Covid Latam won the POYLatam and the FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo.
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Content Writing Photography Fixing
+4
Skills
Science & Environment Cultural Breaking News
+3

Mia Alberti

São Paulo, Brazil
Filmmaker and multimedia journalist with six years of reporting experience with a focus on Europe and Latin America. Currently based in Brazil and available for assignments in digital video, broadcast reporting, writing, photography, producing and fixing.

Some of Alberti's top clients include Read moreBBC News, Al Jazeera, CNN and TRT World. Native Portuguese, fluent in  English and Spanish, understands French and Italian.
Languages
English Spanish French
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+5

Laís Martins

São Paulo, Brazil
Laís Martins is a journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Languages
Spanish Portuguese
Services
Feature Stories Investigative Journalism Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast)
+2
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+4

Katy Sherriff

São Paulo, Brazil
I'm a Dutch multimedia storyteller living and working as an international correspondent in Brazil. I've been working in foreign desk reporting since 2006, first as a desk editor and later on as an international reporter for Dutch Radio 1 (VPRO). In 2012 It was time to follow my dream: to be an Read moreindependent correspondent in Latin America. 

Brazil is an amazing continent-sized country that keeps surprising me on a daily base. I like telling stories about all facets of this fascinating society and about the other countries in this region.

I work for radio, newspaper, magazines and television, mainly in Dutch also in English. I'm an experienced fixer for television and I'm available for international productions- on short notice if necessary. I've produced for TV in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Fortaleza and Mato Grosso do Sul (indigenous territory). 

I speak Brazilian-Portuguese as well as Spanish and I'm able to travel in the region.
Languages
English Spanish Dutch
+1
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+8
Skills
Fact Checking

Vinícius Fontana

Vitoria, Brazil
Journalist, with 9 years of career, having experience working on public communication, television, and websites. I am passionate about reporting and photography and the areas that thrill me most are human rights, society, and the environment. I am available to work as freelance writer, photographer Read moreand as a fixer.
Languages
English Spanish French
+1
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Investigative Journalism
+4
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+7

Tiago Lima

São Paulo, Brazil
Tiago Lima is a photographer from Bahia based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Languages
English French Portuguese
Services
Photography
Skills
Business Technology Science & Environment
+7

Carlos Turdera

São Paulo, Brazil
Carlos Turdera is a seasoned journalist and translator with a rich international background, currently based in São Paulo, Brazil. His career has spanned across several countries, including Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, Spain, and France, contributing to esteemed newsrooms such as La Nación, La Read moreRazón, aNews, Folha de S.Paulo, Gazeta Mercantil, Terra, El Tiempo, Dirigentes, and Agence France-Presse (AFP). Turdera's insightful reporting often sheds light on the social and political challenges facing Brazil, delving into the complexities of the nation's governance and the lived experiences of its people.

Turdera's work is characterized by a critical examination of the presidencies of Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva, with a particular focus on corruption, social inequality, and the resulting disillusionment among Brazilians. His storytelling prowess is evident in poignant narratives such as the life and death of Christiano 'Lulinha' Pereira Tavares, which symbolize the unfulfilled promises of the Workers' Party. 

Beyond journalism, Turdera has contributed to literature, authoring chapters in books like "War and Press,” “The Brazil of Correspondents,” and “Pandemídia.” His expertise and perspectives on media and current affairs have also led him to speak at various institutions, including BM, further establishing his role as a respected voice in the field of journalism and media.
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories Content Writing
+4
Skills
Finance Politics Current Affairs
+3
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