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Vera Galamba

Freelance Journalist and translator

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  • Lisbon Freelancer in
  • Graduation: BA in Journalism, and Dip Trans English into Portuguese
  • Hourly-/Daily rates:
  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | French (Elementary) | Portuguese (Native or Bilingual) | Spanish (Elementary)
  • Last update: 23.04.2014
Profileimage by Vera Galamba Freelance Journalist and translator from Lisbon
Certified Trainer, New Media, Editorial, Media Relations, Blogging, Magazines, Press Releases, Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Social Media, Digital Media, Editing, Television, Copy writing, Translator
Publindústria, Lda (Engenho e Media)
Freelance Journalist
09.2012 - today
I write news and articles for Industria e Ambiente Magazine (specialized in environment and industry), for Construção Magazine (specialized in civil engineering and construction) - both from Engenho e Media, a subsidiary of Publindústria; and for Agrotec (specialized in agriculture), from Publindústria main company.
Broadcast Media

Deco Proteste
Freelance Journalist
10.2010 - today
I write features on economy, personal finances, labour law, etc, for Dinheiro & Direitos magazine.
Consumer Services
51-200 employees

Freelance Journalist
08.2006 - today
To write and edit all kind of news stories for special features published in the following newspapers: 24 Horas, Global Notícias (both until the summer of 2010, when they closed), Diário de Notícias e Jornal de Notícias.
Some of the subjects covered range from real estate and green energy to gardening, MBA, health, tourism and specials on regions like Alentejo, Algarve, Oeste and cities like Lisbon, Oeiras, Leiria, Arraiolos, Aveiro, Coimbra, Corroios, Marinha Grande, etc.
501-1000 employees

Companhia de Ideias Anónimas
Intern TV Journalist and Assistant producer
04.2012 - 06.2012
Cover events and do interviews for the weekly show "Nós", dedicated to foreigners in Portugal, and the daily show "Sociedade Civil", both broadcasted in RTP 2.
Assistant producer at "Sociedade Civil".
Broadcast Media

Vida Ribatejana Newspaper
Freelance journalist
10.2003 - 10.2010
Main responsabilities included writing news articles and special features about politics, sports, culture, society, etc.
Broadcast Media

Ideias e Letras, Traduções e Legendagem
Freelance translator and subtitler
08.2007 - 08.2008
Translation for dubbing and translation and subtitling (from english into portuguese) of generic tv shows, talk-shows and documentaries for channels like National Geographic, History Channel, etc.
Broadcast Media

Revista Sportshow Magazine
07.2007 - 12.2007
Responsible for all steps of the making of the magazine, from planning the edition to choosing the features, doing the interviews, writing the main stories and proofreading articles from other journalists.
Magazine specialized in Sports.
Broadcast Media

Diário Desportivo - newspaper
Journalist and proofreader
02.2007 - 08.2007
To write, edit and proofread news articles for a free daily sports newspaper.
Broadcast Media

Sintagma Traduções
Freelance Translator
12.2006 - 08.2007
translation and subtitling (from english into portuguese) of tv shows like Desperate Housewives, Ghost Whisperer, Law and Order, Gilmore Girls, Look a Like, Simple Life, Ugly Betty, King of the Hill, Fashion House, for Fox Channel.
Translation and Localization
1-10 employees

Infinita Magazine
09.2006 - 07.2007
Responsible for all steps of the making of the magazine, from choosing the features to doing the interviews, writing the main stories and proofreading the articles from Brazil.
Broadcast Media

Diário Desportivo
Editora de fecho
0.2007 - 0.2007

Broadcast Media

Metro International
Editor-in-chief - business section
05.2005 - 04.2006
Responsible for writing all news articles ans features in the business section of the free daily newspaper.

Also, because the newspaper belong to Media Capital at the time, I spent a month on the economy specialized website Agência Financeira, where I wrote about all areas of the economy (including stock market exchange and oil and currency markets), before I was nominated editor-in-chief of the economy section of Metro Newspaper.

I also did the daily analizes on the portuguese stock market exchange for the following radio stations: Antena 1, RR and Capital.
1001-5000 employees

Intern - sports section at Antena 1
08.2004 - 12.2004
To book and conduct interviews and go on assignments (football/soccer practices for Benfica and Sporting, National Football/Soccer team practices, press conferences, ciclying events, etc) for the sports daily radio broadcasts.
Media Production
1001-5000 employees

Noticias de Alverca
0.1999 - 0.2003

Broadcast Media
I work the Greater Lisbon area but am willing to travel both within Portugal as well as abroad, subject to conditions to be discussed. I have a very flexible schedule so will probably be able to accommodate any timetable needed.