Tiago Rogero is a journalist, host of “Vidas Negras” (Black Lives), an original Spotify podcast in Portuguese. The series (in narrative format) is produced by Rádio Novelo. Read about the show.

Won the 42nd Vladimir Herzog Prize (the most traditional journalistic Brazilian prize on Human Rights) on Audio, in 2020, with the 5th episode of “Negra Voz” podcast. Produced, edited, and hosted by Rogero, the narrative series about Afro-Brazilian History was published by O Globo newspaper.

In June 2020, left O Globo, after 5 years as a reporter for Ancelmo Gois’s Column, to create Negra Voz Produções, an independent content production company.

Before O Globo, worked for O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper (3 years) and BandNews FM (2 years), a radio news network.

Between October and November 2019, was a fellow with the International Center For Journalists (“A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America”), in the U.S., focused on podcast production.

Was a member of the selection committees (for podcast grants) Camp Serrapilheira 2020: Podcasts and Tramas Democráticas, by the Goethe-Institut. Teacher of “Narrative Podcast” on a specialization course on Investigative Journalism from IDP.

Was born in Belo Horizonte/Brazil, in 1988, and, since April 2011, lives in Rio de Janeiro/Brazil.


Interview for “It’s All Journalism” podcast, by Michael O’Connell