Welcome, everyone! Here’s the program for the 8th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, (#GIJC13), scheduled for October 12-15, 2013, in beautiful Rio de Janeiro. It’s the first time we’re holding the GIJC in the global south, and we’re combining it with two other key events in journalism: the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI, Brazil’s investigative journalism association. Panels and workshops will be available in languages as marked: English (Eng), Portuguese (Port), Spanish (Span). Plenary and showcase panels will be translated into all three. There will be streaming video available for all plenary and showcase panels and all those held in the RDC auditorium (C1). We look forward to seeing you in Rio!
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André Luiz Azevedo

TV Globo
He began his career at JB radio where was a Reporter, producer, chief Reporter and broadcaster. In December 1981, Azevedo started at the TV Globo.

In 1982, hired as a special correspondent, Azevedo covered the elections for governor in the Espirito Santo and Rio de Janeiro states. In 1991, he was the first journalist to report a fraud in the Brazilian Social Security system with documents showing that great amounts of money were moved at the São João de Meriti Forum (Rio de Janeiro). The scandal ended with the arrest of lawyer Jorgina Maria de Freitas Fernandes in 1997.

In 2001, Azevedo won the Embratel Journalism Award for revealing the bad conditions of private universities, specially the entrance examination. He keep up with an illiterate boy admitted by the exam of two faculties of Rio de Janeiro.

Recently received the Barbosa Lima Sobrinho Award for the work "The face of corruption". The story, conducted with journalists Renato Nogueira and Eduardo Faustini, used hidden camera to show frauds on bids in a federal public hospital.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, October 13

11:00am PDT