Jose Roberto de Toledo

Brazil
Member

José Roberto de Toledo, Brazil, is Executive Editor at piauí magazine.

He graduated from the Universidade de São Paulo, in 1986, and worked for the next 13 years at Folha de S.Paulo, the major newspaper in the country at the time as a political columnist and Editor-at-large.

He left Folha to create his own digital company in 2000. PrimaPagina was a journalistic content provider for the AOL and Terra portals.

In 2009, he got back to being a political columnist, this time for O Estado de S.Paulo, the oldest newspaper in Brazil. There, in 2011, he founded Estadão Dados, the first data journalism investigative unit in the country and won the Prêmio Esso, the most important journalistic prize in Brazil, in 2016.

De Toledo was the head of the team that investigated the Panama Papers in Brazil. Since 2018, he has been Executive Editor at piauí. He is also a co-founder and ex-president of Abraji (Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism).