Bilrero has been a journalist since 1983. He worked in the Portuguese News Agency - Lusa for three decades and left as Deputy News Director in 2013. He then worked at 'Sol', a weekly Portuguese newspaper, and in the daily newspaper 'I'. He moved to Luanda, Angola in 2014 where he became adviser for the newspaper 'Novo Jornal' and later editor for the Weekly Sol. Bilrero moved to Macao in 2017 to take on the role of Executive Editor of the weekly newspaper 'Plataforma' Macau.