Nuno Leite was born in Ovar in 1995. He is a research fellow (FCT) at the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), developing a work plan entitled “Black political personalities and the Portuguese media: an analysis of the period of the XIV Legislature (2019-2022)”.

In 2016, he graduated in Communication Sciences at the University of Minho. During his degree, he was one of the authors of the multimedia reportage “Entre Linhas”, having been nominated for the Cyberjournalism Awards 2016, awarded by OBCIBER, in the category of Academic Cyberjournalism. In 2021, he finished his master’s in African Studies at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto (FLUP). He developed and defended the dissertation “The representation of African sports agents in the media”, which received the classification of 18 points.

In Porto, he was also a secretarial assistant at the Centre for Transdisciplinary Research on Culture, Space, and Memory (CITCEM). He provided editorial support for publications and was invited to give two lectures on research methodology to students on the Master’s Degree in African Studies (University of Porto) and the EIMAS (Master’s Degree in African Studies – European Multidisciplinary Master’s Degree).

Outside the academic field, he worked as a journalist in the newspaper O Jogo and collaborated with other publications such as Record, ZeroZero, ComUM or Revista Reis. Passionate about basketball and the world of sports, he is also one of the creators of the podcast/project Às três na Oliveirinha.