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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Caco Barcellos

TV Globo
Caco Barcellos is Reporter at TV Globo since 1982, where started at the “Globo Reporter” team. Also, he won the Jabuti Award two times for the books “Rota 66” and “Abusado”, two of the most important pieces of investigative journalism in Brazil.

Another of his most important works is the exclusive footage made with the video Reporter Renato Rodrigues showing the Elite Comand of Militar Police in Sao Paulo beating up boys (all under 18) at Favela Heliópolis.

Barcellos also identified, thorugh an investigation, eight victims who disappeared during the Brazilian military dictatorship (1964-1984). The work received the Libero Badaró Award, Embratel and Caixa Econômica Federal Social Journalism Award in 1995.

Between 2002 and 2005, he was international correspondent for TV Globo in London and Paris and covered the terrorist attack in Madrid (2003) and the death of pope John Paul II (2005). Also did reportings from Paquistan and in Peru, where covered an airplane accident with Brazilian victims.

Since 2006, after returning to Brazil, is heading the project “Profissao Reporter” where he and a team of young journalists newly graduated show the backstage of the process of the news production. The show aims to be more narrative and humanized.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, October 12

11:00am PDT