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Pedro Cifuentes Huertas


Pedro Cifuentes Huertas


Communication, Media & Marketing

Professional Experience

Pedro Cifuentes (Madrid) is a journalist and editor. After starting his career at the political section of the newspaper El País, he worked for five years as editorial assistant manager of the Encarta digital encyclopedia (Microsoft) in its Spanish and Latin American version. Since 2008 he has combined the practice of journalism with the coordination of online content for several Spanish-speaking countries and university and postgraduate teaching. Contributor for different media outlets on both sides of the Atlantic, he has translated into Spanish, in addition, various books by authors such as Isaiah Berlin, Anthony Giddens or Malcolm Gladwell. He teaches journalism and ‘storytelling’ at the IE School of Communication in Spanish and English. He lived in Argentina (where he worked as a correspondent for the newspaper La Nación in Mendoza) and Brazil, where he served as correspondent for El País in Rio de Janeiro in 2014 and 2015. From the end of that year until 2018 he wrote chronicles and investigative reports about the world of sport in El Español (Madrid).