Deputy Director of Information at RTP

Judite de Sousa is a Portuguese journalist and Deputy Director of Information at RTP, the Portuguese public TV network, where she hosts several news and talk shows. Judite de Sousa is a teacher at the Higher Institute of Business Communication Studies. She joined RTP in 1979; she was special envoy to the Zaire and Rwanda conflicts in 1994, the Bosnian war in 1995, the handover of Macao to the People’s Republic of China in 1999, and to Pakistan following the 9/11 attacks. She has received several awards for her journalistic work and in March 2005 Portuguese President Jorge Sampaio publicly granted her the honorary title of the Order of Merit.