Fernanda Pires

Lead Public Relations Representative/International


Fernanda Pires, a Brazilian native, is a Lead Public Relations Representative at Michigan News, who covers the School of Education, student learning, coordinates media training and works with international communication. She holds a Master degree in Journalism/Broadcasting from Michigan State University and has more than 20 years of experience in communications.

In Brazil, she worked for about 10 years as a broadcast reporter at Brazil’s national TV Globo and as a writer for the daily newspaper Correio Popular, in one of the largest cities in São Paulo State. She also worked as a public relations/corporate communications specialist for Brahma Brewing and Tilibra, the country’s leading manufacturer of school, office and time management stationery products.

Topic Areas

  • Institute for Social Research
  • Education
  • Portuguese
  • Global Michigan
  • International Institute
  • Carceral State Project
  • Residential College
  • Media Training Coordination
  • Student Stories