rachel costa

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Blogs
  • Online
  • Print
  • Creative
  • Human Interest
  • News
  • Media
  • Social

Work history

Currently

Freelance Journalist

My own Company

Feb 2013
  • As a freelance journalist I have been writing to some Brazilian media companies. Some of my stories are published in Saúde (the main Brazilian magazine covering health with focus in general public) and ISTOÉ 2016 (a magazine with national coverage about the next Olympic Games). I have also been part of the group of professionals who wrote the guide "Marijuana Revolution", published by Abril, in which I was responsible for the story about the medicinal uses of marijuana. Therefore I have worked interviewing patients, researching, writing and editing to a book about chronic pain, that will be published soon. Since July I has been working as a freelance correspondent to Terra Brasil. During this period I have covered the abdication of the Spanish King Juan Carlo

2014

Journalist

Editora Três São Paulo Brazil

Nov 2009 - Feb 2014
  • The core duties of this role included getting information and writing articles on varied themes related to society, education, health and science. I was given the additional responsibility of writing several cover stories and special reports. ISTOÉ is one of the biggest magazines in Brazil. It is a weekly publication with national coverage and circulation of 450.000 copies per issue.

2009

Assistant Journalist

O Estado de S. Paulo

Dec 2008 - Nov 2009
  • The core responsibilities of this role included getting information, writing and helping with photo's selection to special guides. First I helped in a guide about shopping and after that they invited me to collaborate in other two guides: one about physical exercises and the other about pets. O Estado de S. Paulo is one of the biggest newspapers in Brazil. It is a daily publication with national coverage and circulation of 300.000 copies per day.

2008

Assistant Journalist

Folha de S. Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Jul 2008 - Dec 2008
  • I have worked in two sections of the newspaper: in a special guide about education and in the society's section. For this role, I edited texts from other reporters and wrote texts to infographics and arts. Folha de S. Paulo as O Estado de S. Paulo is one of the biggest newspapers in Brazil. It's a diary publication with national coverage and circulation of 300.000 copies per day.

2008

Project Coordinator

Oficina de Imagens [non-governmental Organization Engaged in Children’s Rights], Belo Horizonte Brazil

Jan 2007 - Jun 2008
  • The core duties of this role included the coordination of my team (with five fixed term workers more temporary staff) and take part in the organization's board of directors. Some of my functions were work as editor at the news agency, deciding the editorial line and editing the texts. As a board of directors' member I should help to define the fundraising strategies and the general organization management. Oficina de Imagens is a NGO based in the city of Belo Horizonte, state of Minas Gerais. It works with communication strategies to defend the children's Rights and has developed projects in partnership with important international organizations such as the United Nations (Unicef) and Save the Children.

Education

2014

Multimedia Journalism

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
  • Multimedia Journalism

2006

Journalism

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Feb 2003 - Dec 2006
  • Social Comuniation