Sergio Peçanha

Washington, D.C.

Opinions graphics columnist

Education: Journalism, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Sergio Peçanha is a visual columnist at the Opinions desk of the Washington Post. He uses visual elements like illustrations, cartoons, maps, information graphics and videos to tell stories. Before joining The Post in 2019, he was a graphics editor at The New York Times for more than a decade, where he created visual stories for the International desk and the New York desk. Peçanha graduated in journalism from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. His work has been recognized multiple times by the Society for News Design and the Malofiej infographics awards, in Spain, including Gold medals
Latest from Sergio Peçanha

Type in your job to see how much AI will affect it

New research assesses how much disruption we can expect from the fast-developing technology

May 9, 2023

Hug an election denier

People who fall for conspiracy theories might appear to be from another planet — but they are not.

January 18, 2023

Allow this story about dancing Brazilian players to make your day

In dancing, Brazilian players have found a way to stand up against racism.

December 9, 2022

¡Sí puedes ayudar al planeta! Comienza con tu patio trasero.

Te damos algunas herramientas para ayudar a mitigar el daño que le estamos causando al planeta con la contaminación y la deforestación.

September 28, 2022

You — yes, you! — can help the planet. Start in your backyard.

This column will give you some tools to help mitigate the damage we’re causing to the planet.

September 6, 2022

How Biden stood up to a bully

Where’s the bully? Here you are. Take this, tough guy.

July 15, 2022

Las fotos del telescopio espacial son hermosas... y confusas. Nosotros te ayudamos a entenderlas.

Un poco de insignificancia no es tan malo. Esto nos han mostrado las hermosas imágenes del telescopio James Webb.

July 14, 2022

Stop for a minute. These space images are worth your time.

A little insignificance isn’t such a bad thing.

July 12, 2022

An illustrated guide to this week’s surreal Jan. 6 committee hearing

A former White House aide delivered a vivid testimony to the House Jan. 6 committee hearing. We illustrated it.

July 1, 2022