Bio

I am from León, Spain (1982). I started to work as Photographer for local newspapers and agencies while I was in college. Then I became a Photo Editor at the EFE Photography Desk in Madrid after getting my Bachelor in Journalism at Complutense University in 2005.

In 2006 I got a scholarship to study Photojournalism at the Danmarks Journalisthojskole. Afterwards, I continued working for EFE and in 2007 I joined the photo department of ADN newspaper.

In 2009 I moved to Central America, traveling and freelancing in Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

In 2010 I went to Haiti to cover the earthquake. First as photojournalist correspondent for EFE/EPA, and then freelancing and contributing for different papers and magazines: The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Der Spiegel and several NGO's.

I have been based in Haiti since 2015 for Reuters, but I am often called to assignments in other locations.

My profile and articles I've written for Reuters.

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Awards

"Honorable Mention" National Photojournalism Award 2018 (Spain)

"Picture of the Year" National Photojournalism Award 2014 (Spain)

"Enrique Meneses Prize" First Prize News Category in National Photojournalism Award 2014 (Spain)

"Cholera Outbreak" - Third Prize - News Essays POYi Latino América 2011

Languages

Spanish, English, French, Kreyol

Speaking

TedXLeón - Miradas al dolor

Extra Curricular

Skiing
Surfing
Riding/fixing motorbikes
Building manual cameras

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