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Heloiza Barbosa

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Winner of the 2021 Third Coast Audio Festival.Creator, Senior Producer, Host of FAXINA Podcast - a Portuguese language podcast about the stories of Brazilian housecleaners in América
Member since 2019


  • Brookline, MA



Contact Heloiza

Heloiza is available for

I would love to help bring to audio stories that can enlarge our compassions and create empathy; stories that uplift the voices of immigrants, women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and people of color.
  • Editing
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Scripting
  • Writing
  • Teaching

About Heloiza

Heloiza Barbosa is a winner of the 2021 Third Coast Audio Festival. She is a Brazilian editor, producer, writer, and researcher. She hosts/produces FAXINA [fah-she-nah], a Portuguese Language podcast full of stories that get swept under the rug, such the stories of Brazilian house cleaners in America. FAXINA won the 2021 Third Coast Audio Festival as the Best Documentary in non-English Language.

FAXINA was also considered one of the best narrative podcasts in Brazil in 2020 and it was selected to take part in the Google Podcast Creators Program in 2021.


Heloiza's Portfolio



  • Acting
  • Translation
  • Tape Syncs
  • Story Editing
  • Show Development
  • Research
  • Reporting
  • Producing
  • Mentoring
  • Audience Development
  • Interviewing
  • Hosting
  • Grant Writing
  • Field Recording
  • Field Producing
  • Budgeting
  • Booking
  • Voiceover


  • I have my own studio at home