Júlia Ledur

Washington, D.C.

Graphics reporter covering foreign news

Education: Columbia University, The Lede Program, certificate in data journalism; Universidade Federal do Paraná, BA in journalism

Júlia Ledur is a graphics reporter covering foreign news at The Washington Post. Before joining The Post in 2021, she worked as a graphics editor at the COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic, where she led the data visualization team. Previously, she was on the graphics team at Reuters, covering Latin American politics, the environment and social issues with data and visuals. Before moving to the United States from her native Brazil, Ledur worked as a food reporter at the Brazilian newspaper Gazeta do Povo.
Latest from Júlia Ledur

Where have Ukrainian refugees gone?

Countries that had limited numbers of refugees from Syria and other countries in 2015 and 2016 have been far more welcoming to Ukrainians in the last four months.

June 27, 2022

    There have been over 250 mass shootings so far in 2022

    There hasn't been a single week in 2022 without a mass shooting, where four or more people are injured or killed, in the United States.

    June 8, 2022

      Summer road trip? Our gas calculator can help you see your costs.

      After years of pandemic isolation, people are planning summer travel near pre-pandemic levels. But their wallets won’t take them nearly as far.

      May 27, 2022

      How Americans’ love of beef is helping destroy the Amazon rainforest

      The pattern is clear: First, the forest is razed. Then the cows are moved in.

      April 29, 2022

        The ‘deglobalization’ of Moscow

        A walk down two streets shows how life has changed in Russia’s capital since the invasion of Ukraine.

        March 25, 2022

          Nearly 3 million people have left Ukraine, foreshadowing a massive humanitarian crisis

          Ukrainians face long waits, freezing temperatures and sparse accommodations as they flee the conflict with Russia. Millions more will likely follow in coming months.

          March 8, 2022

            Wetlands and radioactive soil: How Ukraine’s geography could influence a Russian invasion

            Cold weather provides hard, fast terrain should Russia decide to invade Ukraine.

            February 4, 2022

            Afghanistan faces widespread hunger amid worsening humanitarian crisis

            The Afghan economy collapsed after the Taliban took over and international aid was cut off, leading to growing poverty and hunger.

            January 25, 2022

            Unsettled: Searching for home after escaping the Taliban

            From Uganda to Mexico, Afghans who escaped the Taliban are spread across more than three dozen countries, searching for stability and a new place to call home.

            December 27, 2021

              Africa’s rising cities

              By 2100, 13 of the world’s 20 biggest urban areas will be in Africa.

              November 19, 2021