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Manu Ferreira is a graduate student in the Journalism program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has a bachelor’s degree in Social Communication with a major in Radio, TV, and Internet. During college, she had several internships, which allowed her to work as a press agent, social media content creator, and producer at a local TV station in Brazil.


After graduating, she worked as a PR agent for two marketing companies and as a writer for a Brazilian website. She has also volunteered as a Marketing Committee Member for non-profit TIHAN and as Media Coordinator for non-profit S.Y.STEM Coalition. As a student at UofI, she has worked as a reporter, writer, and producer for UI7 Live. This semester, her challenge is to be the UI7 Newsroom Executive Producer for the shows UI7 Live and Good Morning Illini.

Outside the newsroom, Manu is a dog lover, enjoys movies, binging on TV shows, and sports. Connect with her on Social Media:

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