Ana Monteiro

Freelance Creative Writer & Translator

Location:Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 Skills

Graduated in Social Communication/Journalism from UFJF, Universidade Federal de Juiz de fora, Brazil (July, 2009).
Post-graduated in International Relations at Universidade Cândido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March, 2011).


FIFA World Cup 2010 international correspondent, June 2010 up to July 2010. Responsible for producing news for the newspaper “Jornal de Sabado”, both online and printed articles, from the cities of the tournament: Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.

Editor of the newspaper “Jornal de Sábado”, December 2009 up to February 2011. Responsible for suggesting the subjects of the week, correcting and revising the information and writing articles. The newspaper is from Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, and it is delivered in seven cities around.

Director of communication of the NGO PREA – Programa de Educação Ambiental (Environmental Education Program), May 2007 up to September 2009, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Launched the first communication program of the organization, based on print publications.

EMBRAPA – Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Brazilian Agriculture and Husbandry Research Company) internship, headquarter in Juiz de Fora, July 2007 up to
October2007. Responsible for producing advertisement material for events and public relations assistant.

Professor's assistant in the online journalism discipline, March 2009 to June 2009, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Social Communication course. Offered support to the students during their classes and helped the professor to developed projects in online journalism.

School radio teacher, March 2008 up to December 2009, Colégio de Aplicação João XXIII (João XXIII Application School), Juiz de Fora. Taught children and adolescents the radio language and how to make a radio program made and presented by them.

Publicity trainee, August 2007 up to December 2007, NEAD, Núcleo de Educação a Distância (Center of Distance Education), Federal University of Juiz de Fora campus. Wrote publicity news about the distance education courses and projects, and produced institutional material, including a video about the distance education method and system.

Producer, filming and reporter trainee, October 2006 to March 2007, Communication agency, University of Juiz de Fora campus.


Portuguese: native.
English: certificate in advanced English from Cape Studies Language School, Cape Town, South Africa.
Spanish: able to read, listening and to communicate orally.
French: able to read.

Computer skills
Proficient with MS Office, Corel Draw (design software), Adobe Page Maker and Internet Explorer.
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing