Grupo Globo

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Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A.
Industry Media conglomerate
Founded 1925
  • Familia Marinho
Headquarters Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Area served
Revenue Increase US$ 16.2 billion (2014)[1]
Increase US$ 1.4 billion (2012)[2]
Number of employees
Subsidiaries Rede Globo, Radio Globo
Website Grupo Globo
Historic logo of Organizações Globo in the design by Hans Donner.

Grupo Globo (formerly known as Organizações Globo[3] (English: Globo Organization[4])) is the largest mass media group of Latin America, founded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1925 by Irineu Marinho. It also formerly owned companies on the food industry and the real estate and financial markets.

The first enterprise of the company was the newspaper A Noite. With the success of the newspaper, published on the late afternoon, Marinho decided to launch the morning daily O Globo in 1925. After his sudden death, just weeks after the launch of O Globo, his son, Roberto Pisani Marinho, became the director of the company. Working actively on the media business, Roberto Marinho decided to invest in other areas and launched Radio Globo on 1944. However, the company only became recognizable nationwide after the launching of Rede Globo, the second-largest commercial TV network in the world,[5] in 1965.

The company is currently run by the sons of Roberto Marinho: Roberto Irineu Marinho, João Roberto Marinho, and José Roberto Marinho. In May 2013, a study released by media agency ZenithOptimedia showed Globo occupied the 17th place in a list with the top global media owners. It was the first time the company appeared on this ranking. [6]


Television production centers:

Television channels[edit]

  • Rede Globo (Globo Network)
    • Rede Globo São Paulo
    • Rede Globo Rio de Janeiro
    • Rede Globo Brasília
    • Rede Globo Minas (Belo Horizonte)
    • Rede Globo Northeast Region (Recife)
      • retransmission affiliates
  • (Globo International Television)
    • TV Globo International Portugal
    • TV Globo International Oceania
    • TV Globo International Africa
    • TV Globo International Americas
    • TV Globo International Europe/Middle East

1 - It is a joint-venture with 20th Century Fox, Universal Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Paramount Pictures.

2 - It is a joint-venture with NBC Universal. Half of the shares belongs to Organizações Globo.

3 - Playboy do Brasil is a joint-venture created from the association between Globosat and Playboy TV Latin America.

International correspondents of Network Globo[edit]

Satellite and cable TV[edit]

Radio stations[edit]


    • GNT FM
    • Multishow FM
    • SporTV Music

Corporate Radios[edit]

    • Rádio Werner
    • Rádio Sabrico One
    • Rádio 1 Rio

Audio channels of SKY Brasil and NET[edit]

    • Beats FM
    • Bossa Nova FM
    • Crossroads FM
    • FM Plugada
    • Hip Radio Hop
    • Jazzy FM
    • Latina FM
    • Lounge FM
    • Masters FM
    • Parada Popular
    • Pop Hits FM
    • Radio Rock Heroes
    • Radio Saloon
    • Radio Soul Connection
    • Radio The 60s
    • Radio The 70s
    • Radio The 80s
    • Rodeio FM
    • Rádio Blue Note
    • Rádio Dancing Days
    • Rádio Fama
    • Rádio Irada
    • Rádio Motel
    • Rádio Perfil
    • Rádio Playground
    • Rádio Raiz
    • Rádio Rasta
    • Rádio Som do Galerão
    • Rádio Só Brasil
    • Rádio Teletema
    • Rádio Trio Elétrico
    • Som Livre Apresenta
    • Savassi FM
    • Top FM
    • Trilha FM


Internet pages[edit]

    • 8P
    • Globo International
    • Blogger
    • EGO
    • G1
    • Globo News
    • Globo Online
    • Globo Video Chat
    • Globo Vídeos
    • Globolog
    • Globomail
    • Globotv
    • Kit Net
    • Memória Globo
    • Paparazzo
    • Zap (50%)
    • Zoom
    • Texto Digital
    • Buzz
    • Namoro na Web
    • Programa Bem Estar


Custom Magazines[edit]

Comic Books[edit]


Music label[edit]

Cinema and home video[edit]


  • Zap
    • Zap Autos
    • Zap Imóveis
    • Zap Empregos
  • Classificados O Globo


  • Globo Jogos
  • Cartola FC

Television production company[edit]

  • Endemol-Globo (locally shared with Dutch Endemol)

Real estate agency[edit]

Food industry[edit]

  • Inbasa (formerly)

Other products[edit]


  1. ^ "Receita cresce, mas cai lucro do Grupo Globo". UOL. Grupo Folha. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2015.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Melhores e Maiores". Editora Abril. Retrieved August 5, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Organizações Globo adotam nova marca: Grupo Globo". O Globo (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Grupo Globo. 27 August 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  4. ^ - Other Media, Rede Globo, retrieved May 29, 2011 
  5. ^ "Rede Globo se torna a 2ª maior emissora do mundo" (in Portuguese). O Fuxico. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  6. ^
  7. ^ "INA Global - Television - Article - Organizações Globo". INA Global. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 

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