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Gustau Alegret

Journalist - U.S. News Director, NTN24

Bio Current as of August 27, 2020

Gustau Alegret is an international journalist who works in Washington DC where he serves as the U.S. News Director for the international news channel NTN24. He is the director and TV anchor for Club de Prensa and Cuestión de Poder, two daily broadcast shows which sets up the daily news with interviews. He is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, expert on political and corporate communications, and a World Economic Forum’s Media Leader.

He has +20 years of experience working in various media outlets in Spain and in the U.S., specializing in politics. In Washington, he follows the day-to-day news of the White House, U.S. Congress, State Department, think-tanks, and Latin American politics, a region he frequently visits.

He was the U.S. Correspondent for RAC1 from 2007 to 2017. Previously, he worked as a journalist for Radio Intereconomía, Ona Catalana Radio, Europa Press Agency, COM Ràdio, Plataforma Digital (Canal +), and Catalunya Ràdio, among others.

He has served as director of Communications at the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Consumer Affairs (Catalan Government); and worked as an strategic communication consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and at the corporate communication company Intermedia GdC.

His academic experience includes visiting professor in Political Communication, Management Crisis, and Media Training. He is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) in DC and of the Col·legi de Periodistes de Catalunya.

Gustau graduated in Journalism (1997) from Pompeu Fabra University; completed the Executive Program in Strategic Communication Management from ESADE Business School (2006); and has the Executive Certificate Program in Business Administration and Professional English from Georgetown University (2008).