Sérgio Léo

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Sérgio Léo
Born (1963-01-25) January 25, 1963 (age 51)
Rio de Janeiro
Nationality Brazilian
Occupation journalist
Sitio do Sergio Leo

Sérgio Léo (Rio de Janeiro, January 25, 1963) is a Brazilian journalist, writer and blogger.[1]


Sérgio Léo was born in Rio de Janeiro, spend part of his childhood in Fortaleza, (CE) and his teenage years in Campos, (RJ). After returning to Rio de Janeiro, in 1983 he graduated in journalism from the School of Communication at UFRJ. That same year, he started working as an intern at the newspaper "O Globo". Prior to that, he was a freelancer for the magazines "Manchete" and "Ciência Hoje."[2]

In 1985, he moved to Brasilia where he worked until 1989 as a reporter at the Brasília branch office of the "Jornal do Brasil", and thereafter between 1995 and 1996.[2]

In 2000, he participated in the founding of the newspaper "Valor Econômico", of which he would become a columnist three years later. In 2003, he made a specialization in International Relations at the University of Brasilia (UnB). Between 2002 and 2004, he was professor of the course of Extension in Economic Journalism at UnB.[2]

He also worked for other major organs of the Brazilian press as "Folha de S. Paulo", "O Estado de S. Paulo", "ISTOÉ", "O Globo" and TV Globo.[1]

In 2008 he won the Prêmio Sesc de Literatura with the short stories book "Mentiras do Rio"[3]


In 2008, he won the SESC Award for Literature with his book of short stories "Mentiras do Rio."[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Catálogo" (in Portuguese). SESC. Retrieved February 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Sérgio Léo" (in Portuguese). Portal dos Jornalistas. Retrieved February 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ Inscrição de Concurso Nacional de Literatura vai até dia 30

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