Globo explains Renata Vasconcellos’ departure from ‘Jornal Nacional’ – Prime Time Zone


The broadcaster denied that the presenter had to be absent because she was suspected of Covid-19

Reproduction / Globe / 16.07.2021Renata Vasconcellos did not present the ‘Jornal Nacional’ to recover from a cold

the presenter Renata Vasconcellos is far from the “National Newspaper” since last Monday, 12, and rumors began to circulate that the journalist was suspected of Covid-19. Wanted by Young pan, the team of Globo communication denied that the anchor of the network’s main newspaper has the disease. “Renata Vasconcellos was recovering from a cold. She followed all the security protocols and the forecast is that she will return in the next few days”, informed the station in a statement. With the departure of the presenter, the journalist Ana Luiza Guimarães was chosen to present the TV news with William Bonner. On June 21st, Renatthe 49-year-old reported on social media that she had taken the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine along with her twin sister, Lanza Mazza. The presenter of the “Jornal Nacional” posted took a photo together with the health professionals and holding a little sign that said: “Viva o SUS! A dose of respect”. In the publication’s caption, made on Instagram, the journalist wrote: “Emotion… good week everyone!”. Several journalists from the network commented in the publication, including William Bonner, who celebrated the fact that the bench partner was vaccinated.