Jill Langlois is an independent journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil. She has been freelancing from the largest city in the western hemisphere since 2010, writing and reporting for publications like National Geographic, The New York Times, TIME and The Guardian. Her work focuses on human rights, the environment and the impact of socioeconomic issues on people’s lives.
Jill is fluent in French and Portuguese. She holds a bachelor of journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) and is a grantee for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund and the International Women’s Media Foundation. She was part of the team that won the 2021 Foreign Press Association in London award for science story of the year and her work was shortlisted for a 2020 Fetisov Journalism Award for contribution to civil rights and a 2022 Fetisov Journalism Award for excellence in environmental journalism. When she’s not reporting, you can find her exploring hidden corners of Brazil with her husband.