The journalist Almudena Ariza Nunez has been named TVE News Director as the public chain just reported in a press release. The decision has been made at the hands of Director of Information and News of RTVE, Enric Hernández. Ariza, one of the best known faces of the news has been correspondent from Paris in recent months.
Born in Madrid in 1963 and graduated in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid, Ariza He started working at TVE at 25. A long career in which she has been editor and presenter of the Newspaper at different stages and has presented Weekly report. As a reporter she has been in dozens of information coverages on all continents.
Has been for three years correspondent in Asia Pacific, based in Beijing, and seven years, correspondent in New York. He currently held the Paris correspondent's office. Her extensive international career has given her an innovative and digital look that she herself has applied experimenting with innovative formats on different platforms.
The digital transformation and the adaptation of the contents to the new habits of news consumption will be your essential challenge in front of the TVE News. According to the chain, the new news director assumes this new professional challenge "with a copy that she hopes to convince and motivate."
For the young audience
He says he arrives "with enthusiasm, conviction and energy". He adds that he wants to “work for maintain and increase the current audience, with new formats, attractive, interesting and that help us incorporate the youngest audience" Likewise, it is committed to maintaining RTVE's commitment to neutrality, rigor, independence and critical journalism.
Ariza replaces Begoña Alegría, who ceases the position of his own free will after an intense stage in which according to the public chain assures "it has managed to return credibility and plurality to the TVE News." The designation of Almudena Ariza will be submitted by the Information Council to a non-binding referendum in the wording.