Carol Macário believes that education, art and information are the possible paths to redemption of the human being and society. When she was 17-year-old and joined the college of social communication / journalism, she had rooted the belief that the journalist's mission is to inform to transform the world. More than 15 years later, she still holds the same belief and ethic work.
Daughter of a descendant of African and Portuguese, Carol is 32 years old, is post graduated in anthropology and her first job as a reporter was in 2003. She currently works as the main culture / arts reporter of the Diário Catarinense, largest newspaper in the southern state of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Since 2005 she’s been working on different fronts. Many years as public relations and, after a three-year experience living in Ireland and Spain, returned to Florianópolis in 2010 where she began to devote herself to cultural journalism.
In 2014 and 2015 she received four important awards in journalism because of a multimedia work about family farms and apple production in Brazil. In 2015 she traveled for six months around India and Southeast Asia.