Journalist Juca Silveira, former Sports Director at Band, died at age 65.
According to information from the broadcaster, it was watched on Sunday morning (21) at the Jardim da Colina crematorium in São Bernardo do Campo.
Silveira worked for 33 years at Grupo Bandeirantes and commanded the coverage of several World Cups and Olympics. He was also responsible for the start of broadcasting NBA matches on open TV.
In addition to the Sports department, Silveira also served on the Planning and Programming departments. In November 2018, he assumed the general direction of the broadcaster, a position he left in May of the following year.
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