He has a degree in International Relations from the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, a postgraduate degree in Sociology of Work and Organizations from ISCSP and a PhD in Communication Sciences from ISCTE-IUL. He attended WAN-IFRA Newsplex in 2005 at the University of South Carolina, USA.
Specialist of recognized experience and professional competence in the area of Information and Journalism, under the terms of Decree-Law No. 206/2009 of 31 August 2009, by the Scientific Council of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa.
He started his career in RTP in 1987 and then was one of the founders of SIC in 1992. He was editor, producer, director, journalist, production and direction coordinator and finally general coordinator of SIC Notícias. In parallel he was a trainer at CENJOR, ETIC and RNA – National Radio of Angola and a professor at UAL and the European University (IADE).
He worked as a consultant to the administration of TPA – Public Television of Angola. He was also Program and Information Director on two Portuguese television channels.