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List of notable or famous journalists from Spain, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Spain and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Spain. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Spanish journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Spain is included when available.

People include everything from Arturo Pérez-Reverte to Letizia, Princess of Asturias.

This historic journalists from Spain list can help answer the questions "Who are some Spanish journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Spain?" These prominent journalists of Spain may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Spanish journalists.

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Ana Rosa Quintana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 62 Ana Rosa Quintana Hortal is a Spanish journalist and television presenter. She studied journalism in Complutense University of Madrid, and started in radio programs before starting in ...more

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Ángel Herrera Oria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Ángel Herrera Oria Died at 82 (1886-1968) Ángel Herrera Oria was a Spanish journalist and Roman Catholic politician and later a cardinal. His cause of canonization has commenced and he is referred to as a Servant of God.

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Ángel Pestaña is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Ángel Pestaña Died at 51 (1886-1937) Ángel Pestaña Nuñez was a Spanish Anarcho-syndicalist and later Syndicalist leader.

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Ángel Rodríguez Lozano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 66 Ángel Rodríguez Lozano is a Spanish radio journalist and popularizer of science, best known as the creator and presenter of the program Vanguardia de la Ciencia, which was ...more

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Antonio Aparisi Guijarro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 57 (1815-1872) Antonio Aparisi y Guijarro was a Spanish politician and journalist.

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Antonio Burgos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Antonio Burgos age 75 Antonio Burgos Belinchón is a Spanish traditionalist-conservative journalist, novelist, and multi-media writer. He graduated in Philosophy and Literature from the Universidad de Sevilla ...more

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Antonio Fontán is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Antonio Fontán Died at 87 (1923-2010) Antonio Fontán Pérez was a Spanish journalist who fought for press freedom and was later elected to the Spanish Senate as a member of the Unión de Centro Democrático ...more

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Antonio García Gutiérrez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 71 (1813-1884) Antonio García Gutiérrez was a Spanish Romantic dramatist.

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Antonio Téllez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Antonio Téllez Died at 84 (1921-2005) Antonio Téllez Solá was a Spanish anarchist, journalist and historian. He fought on the Republican side against Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War. At the war's end in 1939, ...more

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Arturo Pérez-Reverte is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 66 Arturo Pérez-Reverte Gutiérrez is a Spanish novelist and journalist. He worked as a war correspondent for RTVE and was a war correspondent for 21 years. His first novel, El ...more

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Blanca de los Ríos de Lampérez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Blanca de los Ríos de Lampérez is a writer.

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Carles Francino is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 57 Carles Francino Murgades is a Spanish journalist. He started his career in Cadena SER Tarragona. In 1979 he got his first job at COPE Reus as a sports editor. Later, he joined the Tarragona ...more

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Carlos Alberto Montaner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 75 Carlos Alberto Montaner is an exiled Cuban author known for his more than 25 books and thousands of articles, including several novels, the last of which is La mujer del coronel, The colonel's ...more

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Chabeli Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 46 Chábeli Iglesias is a Spanish socialite. She is the daughter of Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Filipina socialite Isabel Preysler and the elder sister of singers Julio Iglesias Jr. and ...more

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David Pujadas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 53 David Pujadas was born in Barcelona, on December 2, 1964, to a Spanish father and a French mother. A former news broadcaster for TF1's LCI, he now is an anchorman on France 2's weeknight ...more

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Eduardo Asquerino is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Eduardo Asquerino Died at 55 (1826-1881) Eduardo Asquerino was a Spanish politician, journalist, author and poet.

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Eduardo Sánchez Junco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Eduardo Sánchez Junco Died at 67 (1943-2010) Eduardo Sánchez Junco spent his childhood in Barcelona, where his father, Antonio Sánchez Gómez, was the editor of newspaper La Prensa. It was there, in their living room at ...more

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Emili Teixidor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 79 (1933-2012) Emili Teixidor i Viladecàs was a Catalan writer, journalist and pedagogue. His most notable works include Ocell de foc or Pa negre, the book that inspired the movie Black Bread.

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Empar Moliner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 52 Empar Moliner i Ballesteros is a Spanish writer and journalist. She works for the newspapers El País, Avui, and appears in several TV and radio programs as Minoria Absoluta, El ...more

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Eugeni d'Ors is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Eugeni d'Ors Died at 73 (1881-1954) Eugeni d’Ors i Rovira was a Spanish writer, essayist, journalist, philosopher and art critic. He wrote in both Catalan and Spanish, sometimes under the pseudonym of Xènius. He studied ...more

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Eusebio Blasco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 59 (1844-1903) Eusebio Blasco Soler was a Spanish journalist, poet and playwright.

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Federico Jiménez Losantos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Federico Jiménez Losantos age 67 Federico Jiménez Losantos is a popular and controversial Spanish pundit, being most known for his radio talk show, but also a TV host and literary author. He was born in Orihuela del ...more

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Félix Mejía is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 77 (1776-1853) Félix Mejía Fernández-Pacheco was a Spanish journalist, also remembered as a novelist, playwright and historian.

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Fernando Lázaro Carreter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Fernando Lázaro Carreter Died at 81 (1923-2004) Fernando Lázaro Carreter was a Spanish linguist, journalist and literary critic. Carreter worked to improve the way the Spanish language is spoken and written, and penned the hugely ...more

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Ferran Torrent is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 66 Ferran Torrent is a writer and journalist.

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Florentino Álvarez Mesa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Florentino Álvarez Mesa Died at 80 (1846-1926) Florentino Álvarez Mesa was a Spanish journalist, writer and politician. He was born in 1846 in Avilés, Asturias. During his childhood he spent some years in Madrid before ...more

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Francisco Acebal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 67 (1866-1933) Francisco López Acebal was a Spanish novelist, playwright and journalist.

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Francisco Javier de Burgos y S... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Francisco Javier de Burgos y Sarragoiti Died at 60 (1842-1902) Francisco Javier de Burgos y Sarragoiti was a Spanish journalist and author of comic theatre.

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Francisco Umbral is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 75 (1932-2007) Francisco Umbral was a Spanish journalist, novelist, biographer and essayist.

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Guillem Balagué is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Guillem Balagué Guillem Balagué is a Spanish football journalist and pundit. He is a regular pundit on Sky Sports' show Revista de la Liga and has also written for some of Britain's newspapers as well as ...more

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Horacio Álvarez Mesa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Horacio Álvarez Mesa Died at 55 (1881-1936) Horacio Álvarez Mesa was a Spanish politician, lawyer and journalist. He was born in Avilés on the 30 November 1881, the son of Florentino Álvarez Mesa and Carmen ...more

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Ignacio Ramonet is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 74 Ignacio Ramonet is a Spanish journalist and writer. He was the editor-in-chief of Le Monde diplomatique from 1991 until March 2008. An editorial published by Ramonet on December 1997 in this ...more

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Iker Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Iker Jiménez age 45 Iker Jiménez Elizari is a Spanish journalist. He was born in Vitoria, and has a bachelor's degree in journalism from both the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the European ...more

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Iñaki Gabilondo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 73 José Ignacio Gabilondo Pujol is a Spanish journalist, and TV news anchor. Gabilondo started his career at 21 in Radio Popular until 1969, when he became the director of Radio San ...more

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Isabel Gemio is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 54 Isabel Gemio Cardoso is a Spanish journalist and radio and television presenter. She was married to a Cuban sculptor and has a biological son and an adopted son. She started in Radio ...more

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Isabel Oyarzábal Smith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Isabel Oyarzábal Smith Died at 96 (1878-1974) Isabel Oyarzábal Smith was a Spanish-born journalist, writer, actress and diplomat. Oyarzábal's first position was of a Spanish language instructor in Sussex, England. After the ...more

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Isabel-Clara Simó is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 75 Isabel-Clara Simó i Monllor is a Spanish journalist and writer born in the town of Alcoi located in the Valencian Community. She is considered one of the most important writers in the ...more

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Javier de Burgos is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Javier de Burgos Died at 71 (1778-1849) Francisco Javier de Burgos y del Olmo was a Spanish jurist, politician, journalist, and translator.

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Javier Sierra is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 44 Javier Sierra Albert is a journalist, writer and researcher who studied journalism at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is editor consultant of the monthly magazine Más ...more

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Joan Montseny is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 78 (1864-1942) Joan Montseny i Carret was a Catalan anarchist. A tunnelling worker, he joined the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party in 1885. In 1888, he was appointed general secretary of the National ...more

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Joaquín Dicenta Benedicto is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Died at 55 (1862-1917) Joaquín Dicenta Benedicto was a Spanish journalist, novelist, playwright and poet. His 1895 play Juan José was the second-most performed in the Spanish repertory between then and ...more

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Joaquín López-Dóriga is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Joaquín López-Dóriga age 71 Joaquín López-Dóriga Velandia is a Spanish Mexican journalist. At the age of 18 he started working as a journalist for the daily El Heraldo de México and two years ...more

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Joaquín Maurín is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Joaquín Maurín Died at 77 (1896-1973) Joaquín Maurín Juliá was a Spanish Communist politician and revolutionary, leader of the Workers and Peasants Bloc and of the Workers' Party of Marxist Unification. He was

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Joaquín Navarro-Valls is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
Joaquín Navarro-Valls age 81 Joaquín Navarro-Valls, M.D., was the Director of the Holy See Press Office, taking the post in 1984. His role as the press liaison between the Vatican and the world press corps gave him ...more

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José Antonio Gurriarán is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
José Antonio Gurriarán age 79 José Antonio Gurriarán is a Spanish journalist, assistant director of the "Pueblo" newspaper. Being accidentally injured during an Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation ...more

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José Clavijo y Fajardo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
José Clavijo y Fajardo Died at 80 (1726-1806) José Clavijo y Fajardo, was a Spanish publicist.

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José Jiménez Lozano is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 87 José Jiménez Lozano is a Spanish writer. In 2002 he was awarded the Miguel de Cervantes Prize.

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José Jurado de la Parra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
José Jurado de la Parra Died at 87 (1856-1943) José Jurado de la Parra was a Spanish journalist, poet and playwright.

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José Luis Albareda y Sezde is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
José Luis Albareda y Sezde Died at 69 (1828-1897) José Luis Albareda y Sezde was a Spanish politician and journalist. He was Minister of Public Works during the reign of Alfonso XII and Minister of the Interior during the regency of ...more

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José M. Siles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Journalists from Spain
age 66 José-María Siles is a Spanish journalist, expert on European and international affairs. He has been a foreign correspondent in Paris, Bonn, Rabat, Berlin, New York and Brussels. ...more