At the age of 58, Tino Marcos ended his career as a sports reporter for Globo. The announcement was made on Tuesday (2) through an official statement from the broadcaster. The journalist had worked on the channel for 35 years. His idea now is to rest and enjoy the family. “[Quero] Stay at home as long as I can “, he declared.
Reflective, Tino took stock of his trajectory ahead of outstanding sports coverage and was satisfied with the end of the cycle. He further pointed out that the decision to move away from reporting was not made unexpectedly.
“In all these years, I did everything. There is no gap. I went to Pan American, South American … Everything. The strongest word of all is gratitude. Gratitude to life for allowing me, for having been able to do that which, for me, was always fun. I always dreamed of a happy, light departure from Globo. I got ready for it gradually “, he explained.
The journalist also stressed that the coronavirus pandemic, which has been affecting everyone’s life since 2020, was an important factor in his decision. According to him, not having the same freedom to produce content due to restrictions weighed heavily.
“The pandemic is a decisive variable in this process. It made the work model that I had been having unviable, going back to articles with more breath, series, great productions. That was very summarized.”
He also stressed that changes in his personal life also influenced his departure from TV.
“My daughter graduating from college, my wife retiring this year, I lost my parents. Life, 2021, is bringing me a lot of news. This is it for now. Live this pandemic, stay at home as long as I can . What I really like is to produce content, to tell stories “, he concluded.
Globo reported that in July Tino Marcos’ last project will be aired as a reporter: An Olympic series in the Jornal Nacional, telling the story of some of the Brazilian athletes.
The broadcaster made it clear that the journalist could resume his space if he wanted new projects. “For the future, Globo’s doors will remain open for partnerships in new formats with Tino Marcos”, he stressed.
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