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

    There have been more than 200 mass shootings so far this year

    Not a single week has passed without a mass shooting.

    May 8, 2023

      All the king’s ... swans? A quiz on the British royals’ assets.

      How much do you know about the properties and other assets owned by the king, the royal family or the Crown?

      May 5, 2023

      King Charles III’s line of succession, visualized

      King Charles III has succeeded Queen Elizabeth II and officially been coronated. Of the next 10 royals in line to the throne, half are children.

      May 2, 2023

      Visualizing the record-breaking rain in Fort Lauderdale

      More than 9 inches of rain fell over the city in a 12-hour period, flooding streets and stranding residents.

      April 13, 2023

      A web of trenches shows Russia fears losing Crimea

      Satellite imagery provided to The Post by Maxar shows that Russia has recently built dozens of trenches across Crimea, which it illegally annexed in 2014.

      April 3, 2023

        The ‘barbed-wire curtain’ dividing Europe from Russia and Belarus, visualized

        If construction happens as expected, Europe’s “barbed-wire curtain” will span almost 1,000 miles by 2026, about a third longer than the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

        March 15, 2023

        Follow the 600-mile front line between Ukrainian and Russian forces

        Over the last year, the war has morphed from a multi-front invasion to a conflict of attrition largely concentrated along a 600-mile stretch in the east and south.

        February 21, 2023

          How the earthquake in Turkey and Syria compares with other deadly tremors

          Monday's earthquake is the most powerful to hit Turkey since 1939. It's also the most deadly.

          February 10, 2023

            See the earthquake’s total devastation through before and after images

            Thousands of buildings in Turkey and Syria collapsed in minutes, killing and trapping the people inside. Lively neighborhoods were reduced to dust.

            February 7, 2023

            We built a fake metropolis to show how extreme cold could wreck cities

            See how frigid temperatures and heavy snow can wreak havoc on everything from a city's hospitals and power grid to its rail and air transportation.

            January 25, 2023