Claudia Jardim is a multimedia journalist and documentary maker with more than 15 years of experience, focusing on human rights and politics. Born in Brazil, she was based for a decade in Venezuela, covering the Hugo Chávez era and reporting across Latin America, mainly for BBC Brasil. Since 2015, she has been based in Thailand and working across Southeast Asia, where she now focuses on migration, modern slavery, and human trafficking. In 2021, Jardim was a member of the jury of the Gabriel García Marquez Prize. Also in 2021, with the ICFJ’s support, she started to develop a narrative podcast about modern slavery. In 2022 she was awarded a scholarship by the Entrepreneurial Journalism Creators Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Her bylines are found in BBC News Brasil, Radio Ambulante, Al Jazeera and Folha de S.Paulo. Jardim holds an M.A. in Latin American History and has a diploma in journalism.