Debora Silva is a Brazilian journalist living in California. She works as a freelancer associate producer for KQED Public Television and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Broadcast journalism at UC Berkeley. Silva started her career at a television station in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For four years, she worked as a reporter and producer for Extensao.Doc, a documentary news program about social and political issues, where she interviewed a wide range of people including then president, Lula da Silva. In 2009, Debora moved to California to pursue a career as a correspondent journalist. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys salsa dancing, and traveling.
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