Alpiniano Silva Filho (Pseudonym: Tim Filho) - Experienced Brazilian journalist and writer with a strong educational background and a successful career spanning several decades. Proficient in journalism, teaching methodology, and cultural project management. Recognized for achievements in journalism education and cultural promotion. Bachelor of Social Communication, Universidade Vale do Rio Doce (UNIVALE) - Brazil, 2002 (Double qualification in Journalism and Advertising). Specialization in Teaching Methodology, UNIVALE, 2002. Master's Degree in Social Management, Education, and Local Development, Centro Universitário UNA, Belo Horizonte, MG - Brazil, 2012. Began journalism career in 1986 as a cartoonist at Diário Valadarense, Governador Valadares, MG, Brazil. Worked at Jornal Estado de Minas, Belo Horizonte, MG, between 1994 and 2001. Served as a professor of the Journalism course at UNIVALE, Governador Valadares, MG, between 2001 and 2012. Coordinated the Journalism Laboratory, responsible for the Circulando laboratory newspaper. Awarded Best Laboratory Journal in Brazil for UNIVALE in 2003, competing with 43 Brazilian universities. Award granted by the Society for Interdisciplinary Communication Studies (Intercom), São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Promoted the Valadares Jazz Festival in Governador Valadares since 1999, supported by the Minas Gerais State Secretariat of Culture and the Brazilian Ministry of Culture. Published Books: 1) Uma história para contar: "A Story to Tell" (History of the Medical Association of Governador Valadares City, Brazil). 2) "Democrata, a Pantera Cor de Raça" (History of Esporte Clube Democrata, team soccer Brazil). 3 "A Vizinha Assunta" (Humor Chronicles). 4 - A epidemia valadarense que contaminou a América. "The Valadares Epidemic That Contaminated America" (Satire on media prejudice towards immigrants from Governador Valadares in the United States).

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