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, Smithsonian Magazine, Al Jazeera, the Los Angeles Times and The Associated Press. Her work focuses on politics, human rights, social justice, wildlife, the environment and the impact of socioeconomic issues on people’s lives.
Jill is fluent in French and Portuguese. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto, is a grantee for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the International Women’s Media Foundation, and was shortlisted for a 2020 Fetisov Journalism Award for contribution to civil rights. When she’s not reporting, you can find her exploring hidden corners of Brazil with her husband.