Chico Pinheiro

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Chico Pinheiro
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Francisco de Assis Pinheiro

(1953-06-17) June 17, 1953 (age 66)
EducationPUC Minas
OccupationJournalist and Anchor
Years active1960–present
Notable credit(s)
SPTV 1st anchor
(1998 –2011)
Bom Dia Brasil anchor
(2011 –prsesent)
Spouse(s)Carla Vilhena (1993-2010; divorced)
Leda Rielli (since 2010)

Francisco de Assis Pinheiro, known professionally as Chico Pinheiro (born 17 June 1953, in Santa Maria), is a Brazilian newscaster and journalist. He is the current editor-in-chief and anchorman of Bom Dia Brasil, the Brazilian news program, aired by Rede Globo.


Before he resided in Minas Gerais, he was born in the Rio Grande do Sul. He graduated in journalism by PUC Minas and began his career in Diário de Minas, Jornal do Brasil and TV Globo Minas. At the end of 1989, he moved to São Paulo, where he was hired by TV Bandeirantes. where he presented the programs Canal Livre, Jornal da Noite, Jornal de Domingo and Jornal da Band. In 1995, he moved to Rede Record, which shut down after a shepherd of Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus kick a picture Nossa Senhora Aparecida during a religious program on the morning of channel. Soon after, he left the TV and went to radio, where he was presenter of Radio CBN.

Also in 1996, Chico returned to Globo to occupy the presenter posts of Bom Dia São Paulo and Bom Dia Brasil, which debuted in new format. Since then, he became one of the relief anchors for both news programs, Jornal Nacional and Jornal da Globo. After only began presenting the local television news SPTV 1st edition [pt], from 1998 to 2011, Rede Globo São Paulo and programs on Globo News, in Espaço Aberto, which is now called Sarau. Counting big names in Brazilian Popular Music. In 2011, he became the main anchor of Bom Dia Brasil, replacing Renato Machado, who later became a correspondent in London, England.[1] and since 2014, he presented the parades of the samba schools in São Paulo[2]

TV news[edit]

Rede Bandeirantes
Rede Record
Rede Globo
Globo News
  • Sarau (until 2007).

Stand-in Presenter[edit]



  1. ^ "Check out news on the evening news of Rede Globo from September". Rede Globo. 2011-06-20. Retrieved 2015-01-16.
  2. ^ "Carnival: Chico Pinheiro and Monalisa Perrone narrate the live coverage of the parades of São Paulo". Rede Globo. 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2015-01-16.