Solange Azevedo


Solange Azevedo has been a journalist for Brazilian magazines for eleven years and has worked on more than 30 cover stories. She has been recognized with awards from many news organizations and was named a winner of the 2009 Human Rights and Service to the Community Award by the Inter American Press Association.

Her piece, “They Killed,” was published in the book "Lo Mejor del Periodismo de América Latina” (“The Best of the Journalism of Latin America”) – a work sponsored by Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (New Journalism Foundation). This foundation was created by Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez. In 2006, Azevedo was selected by the World Press Institute to participate in a highly competitive exchange program for journalists in the United States. Azevedo has also taught investigative journalism to university students in three Brazilian cities. Since October 2009, she has been an editor for the magazine IstoÉ.