JOSE D’ALMEIDA PINHEIROPortuguese
Cultured & inspiring
Playing age: 30-50
José was born in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.
At the age of 20, José studied Sociology at the University of Porto which was where he first became involved with the university radio station.
He then worked as a Radio presenter for Radio Comercial Norte, RFM & Radio Geste. His work in television spans behind the scenes: As head-researcher for All we need is love, (a reality show), as a reporter for Rumores (a TV magazine) and as a TV presenter for the state TV channel 1 – Às Dez, a morning chat show and Mapa Cor-de-Rock, a weekly rock & pop music programme.
Between 2003 and 2007, José reported from the United Kingdom as a foreign correspondent for Rádio Renascença, one of the prime radio stations in Portugal.
Since 1989, José has been building up a career as a professional voiceover for corporate films, internet use, commercials, radio and television. Being the voice of the National Geographic documentary premier in 1992 remains a personal achievement for him. In coexistence with this, José has been involved with education in the UK, Chile and Brazil in the role of bilingual-assistant, language teacher, seasonal tutor, examiner and director of studies.
José is also registered as a Community interpreter and translator.