CV (English)

28 years old
Dual nationality: Brazilian and German
Living in London


– MSc student in Science Communication at Imperial College London
– Freelance journalist
– International work experience: UK, USA, England, Spain, Peru, Mexico and Brazil
– Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese


October 2006 ongoing – MSc in Science Communication at Imperial College London (due to graduate in September 2007)
Awarded an Alban Scholarship, granted by the European Union

2000 – graduated in Journalism in PUC-Rio, Brazil
Awarded a full-tuition, five-year Academic Achievement Scholarship, granted by the University.


English: fluent (7,5 average in IELTS – May 2005 / Certificate of Proficiency in English – University of Cambridge)

Spanish: fluent (D.E.L.E. Superior Certificate – Universidad de Salamanca)

Portuguese: native speaker


April 2007: freelance writer
Part of the revision team for the Musicians’ Health Handbook, edited by the Royal College of Music

October 2003 to present: freelance journalist
Contributor to Superinteressante Magazine, published by Abril (Latin America’s largest publishing company)
Superinteressante is Brazil’s major and most traditional science and culture magazine, covering also technology and modern social trends. With a monthly circulation of nearly 400,000 copies, it is the fourth largest monthly magazine in the country, reaching estimated 2 million readers.
Contributor on science, technology, environment, lifestyle and culture to several Brazilian magazines: Monet, Sapiens, Reader’s Digest, Trip, TPM, MTV Magazine, Capricho, Aventuras na História

March to July 2006: web editor (temporary job)
Responsible for the content and launching of Portal Elo, a corporate web portal from Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD), one of the biggest metal and mining companies of the world

September to December 2005: TV reporter (temporary job)
Music, lifestyle and science journalistic coverage for the program “TV Xuxa” at TV Globo, part of Organizações Globo, one of the biggest media conglomerates in the world, and number one in Brazil

September 2002 – October 2003: Wireless content editor
Responsible for Brazil and Latin America wireless content for Blah! (W-VAS division of TIM Mobile), coordination of implementation of new products, training and evaluation of content providers in Brazil and Latin America
First Latin America reporter to make a wireless coverage of an event using a camera cell phone, wi-fi technology and GPRS: the Grand Prix F1 in São Paulo, 2003

July 2001 – September 2002: freelance writer
Author of a book about Brazil’s recent History (the impeachment of the Brazilian president in 1992), and webwriter

February – April 2001: documentary production assistant
Alea TV (documentary producer in Barcelona, Spain)

May 1998 – January 2001 / September and October 2001: TV production assistant
Responsible for programming grid and production of a TV show about cinema in Globosat (Channels: Canal Brasil, GNT and USA Channel). Globosat is part of Organizações Globo, one of the biggest media conglomerates in the world, and number one in Brazil

March 1997 – January 1998: English teacher
Wizard Language School


Microsoft Office, HTML, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Dreamweaver
CMS (Content Management System), Vignette, FTP

Last updated: June 2007