Renata Brito


Renata Brito (b.1991) is a Brazilian visual journalist and writer with the Associated Press based in Barcelona who has reported extensively on migration and the impact of the European Union’s border policies on human rights. 

Over her decade at AP, Brito has covered the war in Ukraine, the COVID-19 pandemic in both Spain and her native Brazil, the independence movement in Catalonia and the effects of violence in Rio de Janeiro. 

In 2021, Brito was named ‘Young Talent of the Year’ at the Royal Television Society Television Journalism Awards.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2024 World Press Photo Contest winner 

Renata Brito on Social Media:
Instagram: @renatajournalist
Twitter: @RenataBritoAP

Renata Brito

Portrait credit: Felipe Dana