Helena Cavendish de Moura
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Helena Cavendish de Moura
2001-Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Award (Radio).
2001-The Associated Press award for Investigative Reporting (Radio)-Honorable Mention.
Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communications, The University of Georgia, 1993.
Minor in Italian Literature, National Italian Honors Society.
Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, and English.
An experienced reporter, I have solid writing skills, developed news judgment and diligence in meeting tight deadlines. In addition, I have worked in more than 20 countries as a TV producer and reporter.
At present: Freelance reporter, CNN International, Contributing Managing Editor for Travelgirl Magazine, Reporter for Georgia Public Radio (producing reports on mental health in prisons).
The Associated Press Television, Assignment Manager for Latin America.
+Responsible for overseeing breaking news coverage in Latin America.
+Coordinates coverage with staff and freelancers in 35 bureaus.
+Advises producers and cameramen on the editorial and technical aspects of the story for hourly bulletins. Book feeds from Latin America for multiple deadlines. (2003/2004)
CNNI, Global Challenges, Correspondent. 2002-2003
+Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica: An eight-minute television report on the country’s attempt to balance its large influx of tourists while preserving all natural resources.
+ Solar Power in the Amazon Forest: A 10-minute report from one of the remotest places on earth, the Xixuaú-Xipariná Reserve, where solar power is keeping locals from destroying the forest.
The Atlanta Constitution, Contributor for Atlanta and The World. 2002-2003
+ Contributor for a weekly column on international news, bridging Atlanta’s interests to the world.
Georgia Public Radio and Television, Freelance Reporter 1999-2002
+Reporter for the Georgia Gazette as well as the Georgia Business Report.
National Geographic Television, Correspondent. 2002
+The Forgotten Children of Colombia, a one-hour documentary on the legacy of Colombia’s civil war on its children.
The Weather Channel, Anchor. 2001
+Anchored for TWC’s Latin America division in Portuguese.
+Produced and anchored weekend travel show in English.
Reuters News Agency, Stringer. 1999 to 2001.
+Wrote daily breaking news copy on Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.
+Managed bureau affairs while working on daily news stories from the South.
CNN, Freelance Writer 1998-2001.
+Wrote daily breaking news copy on international stories. Covered extensively the Kosovo war and the Paris peace talks that followed.
CNN, International Assignment Editor: 1996 to 1998.
+Assigned and coverage with staff and freelancers in all CNN’s international bureaus.
+Worked with reporters and crews on breaking news events.
+Met hourly deadlines for breaking news with several different networks.
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