The Argentine journalist Leila Guerriero has won the XIV Manuel Vázquez Montalbán International Journalism Award, as reported Monday by the Col·legi de Periodistes de Catalunya that promotes the call.
The jury of the prize has decided to recognize Guerriero's work because, "through his articles, chronicles and books, he has highlighted and relevant the need, importance and strength of journalism."
"La Nación", "Rolling Stone", "Gatopardo" and "El País", among the media in which he has worked
Likewise, the jury has highlighted the journalist's fieldwork “to give form and substance to his chronicles, also converted into excellent sociological essays”.
Leila Guerriero (Junín, 1967) is a journalist internationally recognized for her work, which she has been publishing since 1991 in one of the most important headings in the world such as "La Nación", "Rolling Stone", "Gatopardo" and "El País".
He has also published the books "The Suicides of the End of the World" (2006), "Strange Fruits" (2009), "American Plan" (2011), "A Simple Story" (2013), "Works Area" (2014) or more recently “Opus Gelber. Portrait of a pianist ”(2019) and“ Theory of gravity ”(2019).
This year's jury of the Manuel Vázquez Montalbán Prize is made up of Neus Bonet, Ana Cristeto, Carles Revés, Tomàs Delclós and Josep Cuní.