Giulia Afiune - Web Producer

Giulia Afiune is a journalist and a Digital Intern at The Groundtruth Project. Originally from São Paulo, Brazil, she moved to Boston in 2015 to pursue a Masters in Media Innovation at Northeastern University. Before joining GroundTruth, she worked for two years as a reporter at the Brazilian investigative journalism agency Pública, where she covered human rights violations with special focus on the social impacts of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Her coverage of evictions linked to the Rio Olympics was part of a transmedia project conducted by Pública, which recently received the Vladimir Herzog Award, a major journalism prize in Brazil. She loves to travel to unexpected places, whether across the globe or across the city. She also enjoys playing Jazz and Samba tunes on the flute. Giulia joined The GroundTruth Project as a digital journalism intern/web producer.