Executive Director, Agência Pública (Brazil)
Viana presented during the lightning sessions, “Online journalism and press freedom in Asia and Latin America” at ISOJ 2022. Watch her presentation here.
Natalia Viana is the co-founder and executive director of Agência Pública, Brazil’s first nonprofit investigative journalism outlet. She leads long-term investigations and multimedia projects about human rights violations and the abuse of power. Natalia‘s latest book “Dano Colateral” (“Collateral Damage”), looks at how the military regained prominence in Brazilian politics during the last decade. She is president of the Brazilian Association of Digital Journalism (Ajor) and a Nieman 2022 fellow at Harvard University. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, the Nation, The Intercept and Asymptote.