How Many Languages Does Mariana Van Zeller Speak?

Mariana is a Journalist from Portugal
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Mariana Van Zeller can speak six different languages. Mariana is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Arabic and Italian.

Mariana is a known Journalist, director, producer, and actress. She was born on 7 May 1976, in Cascais, Portugal, to her father, Eduardo Belo van Zeller, and mother, Marta Filomena de Vilhena de Bettencourt.

She is currently working as a Correspondent journalist at the National Geography channel. 

Mariana's dedication to her profession has helped her build a successful career in the industry. She is also honored with Peabody Award and the 2011 Livingston Award for Young Journalists. 

Moreover, she is also a recognized producer, director, and actor, according to her IMDB profile. Mariana is known for her project, including Trafficked with Mariana Van Zeller as producer, Guerilla Gold Rush: The Spoils of War as director, and It's Gawd! as an actor. 

She has also received two different awards, including DuPont-Columbia Award in 2017 for the series Death by Fentanyl and Gracie Allen Award for the series Trafficked with Mariana Van Zeller in 2021.

How Many Language Does Mariana Van Zeller Speak?

Mariana Van Zeller is fluent in five languages English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Italian. Mariana also speaks Arabic in the Middle East.

According to the Journalist's Linkedin profile, it is stated that she became fluent in Portuguese because she grew up speaking Portuguese, and it is her native language.

Then she became fluent in English, which led to her master's degree in journalism in Newyork at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (MA). 

She became fluent in Spanish, Italian, and French while studying BA in international relations at the Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa in Portugal. In addition to European and American languages, she is also good at Arabic.

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Mariana studied Arabic at Damascus University in Syria to find better stories and news in the Middle East. 

She has traveled to different parts of the world regarding her professional, personal, and educational motives. According to her Wikipedia page, she first travels across her country's border for her master's degree in New York. She currently resides in London for professional reasons. 

Apart from her professional life, she loves spending time outdoors and appreciates nature's beauty. Some of her favorite activities include hiking, exploring, and riding motorcycles.

Mariana Is A Journalist

Mariana spent her childhood in her hometown Cascais Portugal. She completed her bachelor's at the Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa.

She is the single child of her parents, Eduardo Belo Van Zeller and Marta Filomena de Vilhena de Bettencourt. From an early age, Mariana dreamed of becoming a journalist and convinced her parents to follow that path. 

Mariana has balanced her studies and work life well. After graduating in international relations at the Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, she worked as a travel show correspondent on the Portuguese private television network Sic.

She left her Job in 2001 and enrolled in Columbia University - Graduate School of Journalism for her master's degree and completed it in 2002. 

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She rejoined working with the Portuguese private television network Sic after moving to New York. Mariana moreover reported September 11 attacks at CBS Building in Midtown Manhattan for the SIC network. 

The journalist has experience working with multiple organizations in her career, including Current TV, Travel Channel International, Fusion, an ABC - Univision Joint-Venture, and VICE News.

She gained knowledge and skills while working for multiple organizations, including Journalism, Storytelling, News Writing, New Media, Editorial, Publishing, Content Development, and Feature Articles.