Marco Antonio Gama Rocha

Editor in Chief

Marco Antonio Gama Rocha is the Editor-in-Chief of TCV’s main news night program. He also serves as Coordinator, Editor, and Anchor of “Jornal de Domingo,” TCV’s Sunday news program and one of the most-watched television programs in Cape Verde. Marco trained as a journalist at CENJOR (Centro Protocolar de Formação para Jornalistas) in Lisbon, Portugal. While based in Lisbon from 2007 to 2013, he served as European Union correspondent for RTC, Cape Verde’s public radio and television broadcaster. At RTC, Marco covered bilateral and multilateral cooperation and official visits between Cape Verde and European countries. During this time, Marco also collaborated with RTP, Portugal’s public radio and television broadcaster, producing and preparing news pieces on subjects related to the African community in Europe and the CPLP (Community of Portuguese Language Countries). In 2013, Marco returned to Cape Verde and became first the coordinator and presenter of RTC’s news radio program “Bom dia, Cabo Verde,” then chief of the station’s 8 o’clock news program “Jornal da Noite.” In his current role, Marco has received the award for TV personality of the year for his work done on “Jornal de Domingo” for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016).