She studied Journalism at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo from 1982 to 1985. Over that period she featured in Videobrasil festivals at the Museum of Image and Sound in São Paulo both as a spectator and videomaker. She has worked for TV channels Gazeta, Cultura and SBT, and was a reporter for the extinct Excelsior radio station, later rechristened as CBN. She joined the TV network Rede Globo in 1990 as a correspondent in New York, and is currently a special reporter for the network’s programs Jornal Nacional, Globo Repórter and Fantástico.