Chief of Special Projects, Globo TV (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
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Marcelo Moreira is Chief of Special Projects at Globo TV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He started his career in journalism as a newspaper reporter in major newspapers in Brazil, where he did investigative stories highlighting corruption and violence in Rio de Janeiro. Since 1999, he has held several different leadership positions at TV Globo, the largest media organization in Brazil, including: executive producer, chief reporter and editor-in-chief. In 2011, he was a member of the team to get the first Emmy for a Brazilian news channel for “War on Drugs.” Moreira was one of the founders and president of Abraji, the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism, and has been an active member of the International News Safety Institute and other boards that promote freedom of expression and human rights for 15 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Universidade Gama Filho in Rio de Janeiro.