Flora Charner is a multimedia journalist based in New York and Rio de Janeiro. Her work focuses mostly on Latin America and the main socio-political issues affecting that region. Former AP Television Senior Producer for Brazil and current contributor to Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera America, AP, America's Quarterly, CCTV, Narratively, NOS Nieuws, Reuters, RTL Nieuws and The Guardian.

Writer, producer, video editor, videographer, photographer. She specializes in a range of topics including politics, current affairs, sports, crime and social inequality.

She has a Master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and a Bachelor's from Emerson College. 

Author of Amazon ebook: "Shot in the Favela - How Television and Film Influence the Image of Poverty in Rio de Janeiro."

Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.