Thats what I’m talking bout!
Note from BW of Brazil:As in so many other areas of Brazilian life, journalism is another area where one sees few persons of visible African ancestry, especially in a role of high visibility. Journalist Maria Júlia Coutinho was one of the women featured in a previous post about the few black women that bring at least a little diversity to Brazilian journalism. And while it may not seem a big deal, Maria recently added another (historic) line to her resume.
The new Glória Maria? Globo debuts its first black weather girl
by Henrique Alves
Since Monday, October 7th, the Globo TV network has featured its first black weather girl, a novelty for the station, since that until then Glória Maria was the only black woman journalist with a position of high visibility there. The debut of journalist Maria Júlia Coutinho in this new role was made during the editing…
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