Radio and TV professional, DJ and commentator, Álvaro Costa is one of the most outstanding symbols of Portuguese audio visual field. Music and cinema are two of his greatest passions, but he also talks about football or international politics with the same expertise and always with incomparable humor.
He was born in Vila do Conde in August 1959, but it is in Porto that he lives and it is here that he has developed great part of his career.
On the radio, television or on the web, Álvaro Costa is a true expert in pop culture and has a real gift for discovering new talents. He is a born communicator with a great sense of humor, which has made him hugely popular among the Portuguese public.
His activity as a radio broadcaster began in Oporto in the 80’s and in that decade he debuted on television with the programs “Rock in Portuguese” and “Videopólis”. In the late 80’s he went to London to work on the “Music Box” channel and where he collaborated with a Portuguese section on BBC. In the 90s he lived in the USA.
His career in Portuguese radio and television has been marked by several projects. One of those that brought him immense popularity was “A Liga dos Últimos,” a program about amateur football. Always attentive to new technologies, Álvaro Costa has also created web programs.