Daniela Pinheiro

editor-in-chief Epoca

Daniela Pinheiro is a multi-award winning journalist and one of Brazil’s best known investigative and narrative journalists. She began her career at Folha de São Paulo, the country’s largest newspaper, followed by a long period as a reporter and editor at Veja, Brazil’s largest weekly magazine. For 11 years, she was editor of Piaui Magazine, a monthly publication somewhat similar to the New Yorker in scope, and curator of Piaui Magazine International Festival, which in the past few years has featured as speakers journalists from major news outlets worldwide. She is currently the editor-in-chief at Epoca magazine in Brazil -- making her the first ever woman to lead a weekly magazine newsroom in the country. She is a four-time winner of Brazil’s Women in Press prize, and was twice awarded Brazilian journalism’s most distinguished prize, the Comunique-se Prize, as best print journalist in the country. Pinheiro is also a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. She is based in Rio de Janeiro.

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