Journalist Glória Maria dies in Rio de Janeiro

The cause of death was not disclosed; in 2019, the presenter was diagnosed with lung cancer

WILTON JUNIOR/ESTADIO CONTENTSGloria Maria became known for her reporting in different parts of the world

The journalist Glory Mary died on the morning of this Thursday, 2, in Rio de Janeiro. The information was confirmed by Globea channel where the presenter has worked since 1971. “In 2019, Glória became a lung cancer, successfully treated with immunotherapy, and brain metastases, treated surgically, also initially successful. In the middle of last year, the journalist started a new phase of treatment to combat new brain metastases, which unfortunately has stopped working in recent days,” Comunicação da Globo said in a note. The broadcaster also highlighted the work of the journalist, who became known for reporting on the world: “Glória marked her career as one of the most talented professionals in Brazilian journalism, leaving a legacy of achievements, examples and pioneering work for Globo and its professionals. . “. The former host of “Fantástico” is survived by two daughters, Laura, 14, and Maria, 15. They were adopted in 2009 during a trip to Bahia. Glória loved to make a mystery about her age and always took the subject as a joke.

With a remarkable career in journalism, Glória was the first reporter to go live on “National newspaper” and has been reported in over 100 countries. Daughter of a tailor and a housewife, the journalist studied in public schools and was always an above-average student. In an interview with Memória Globo, she said that she learned English, French and Latin and won all the writing competitions promoted by the school where she studied. When she entered the journalism faculty, at PUC-Rio, the journalist worked as a telephone operator for Embratel. In 1970, Glória joined Globo to listen to the radio and police frequencies to see if she could detect anything happening in the city. His debut as a reporter took place in 1971, covering the collapse of the Elevado Paulo de Frontin in Rio de Janeiro. At Globo, the journalist worked at “Jornal Hoje”, “RJTV” and “Bom Dia Rio” before arriving at “Jornal Nacional”.

Glória also stood out when she joined the team of “Fantastic”, in 1986, an electronic Sunday magazine that she later presented for 10 years – from 1998 to 2007. During this period, the journalist interviewed major international personalities, including Michael Jackson, Harrison Ford, Nicole Kidman, Leonardo Di Caprio and Madonna. In 2007, she was again a pioneer when, together with film reporter Lúcio Rodrigues, she performed the first HD broadcast on Brazilian TV – a report on the pequi festival shown on “Fantástico”. When he left the Sunday attraction, Glória devoted himself to personal projects for two years and in 2010 he returned to the station to join the team of “Globo Repórter”, an attraction he still manages to this day.

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