Maju Coutinho

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Maju Coutinho
September 18, 2022 | 10:30 PM

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Maria Júlia Coutinho, also known as Maju Coutinho, is a journalist with a degree from Faculdade Cásper Líbero, in São Paulo. She became famous as the weather presenter on Globo’s Jornal Nacional, the first black woman to hold that position. In 2019, she became anchor of Jornal Hoje, leaving the news program in 2021 to take over the presentation of “Fantástico junto a Poliana Abritta” (“Fantastic with Poliana Abritta”). In 2022, she debuted as the presenter of the transmission of Rio de Janeiro’s carnival parades.