Breno Pires

Breno Pires is a Brazilian journalist and investigative reporter. He has covered the judiciary and policts for the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, in the Brasília bureau, since 2016. As a Federal Supreme Court correspondent between 2017 and 2018, Pires revealed the full confidential list of more than a hundred politicians, public authorities, and businessmen implicated by the plea bargain statements from 77 executives of engineering conglomerate Odebrecht, in Operation Car Wash - Operação Lava Jato. Breno Pires won the 2018 Petrobras Journalism Award for this special report. He has also worked for Globo TV and its sports channel SporTV, both in Rio de Janeiro and in Mexico City, where he was a correspondent in 2014.