Tow Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Newmark Journalism School Fellowship
Before joining FRONTLINE in 2021 as a Tow Journalism Fellow, Paula Moura previously worked as a producer for The New York Times on the investigative video The Amazon is Still Burning. Blame Beef, which received a 2020 Award of Excellence from Pictures of the Year (POYi). She has collaborated with the Times since 2015, as well as with ProPublica and Foreign Policy, and she has covered the Brazilian Amazon region extensively. Moura has also worked as a journalist in Japan and has reported for outlets including The Washington Post, NPR, WNYC, Latino USA, Nashville Public Radio, The Atlantic and Netflix — where she contributed to the award-winning series Rotten and the documentary Our Godfather.
Moura has a master’s degree from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, with a concentration in international reporting and a focus on Latin America and the Latin American diaspora. Her work has appeared in major Brazilian news outlets such as Folha de S. Paulo, O Estado de S. Paulo and Revista Piauí. Moura, who is from Brazil, also holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from University of São Paulo.