Flora Charner is an award-winning multimedia journalist based in New York.

Writer, reporter, producer, video editor, videographer, photographer. She covers a wide range of topics including politics, current affairs, sports, arts and culture, gender issues, crime and social inequality.

She's a frequent contributor to several media outlets including Al Jazeera America, Narratively, AP and Americas Quarterly among others.

Her most recent work has focused on chronicling socio-political issues affecting disenfranchised communities in Brazil and Latin America. 

Former AP Senior Producer for Brazil, she is the founder and author of the crowdfunded Beacon Reader project "I Am Favela" and the Amazon ebook "Shot in the Favela - How Television and Film Influence the Image of Poverty in Rio de Janeiro."

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

Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.