Sergio Peçanha works for the Graphics Department of The New York Times, coordinating information graphics for the International section. He graduated in journalism by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1999 and has been working with information design ever since.
Before coming to the New York, he did graphics for The Dallas Morning News, in Texas, and for O Globo and Globo.com, in Brazil. He has recently worked in explanatory pieces about the tsunami in Japan, the revolutions in Egypt and Libya, and the Palestinian bid for statehood. He is proud that his work has been recognized a good number of times at the Malofiej, Society for News Design and Communication Arts.