Ana Pastor is a Spanish journalist. She is one of the most acclaimed and successful journalists today. Her TV career as a journalist has been mostly politically inclined, where she’s interviewed and hosted highly watched programs in Spain.
Her career in journalism began in 1999 when she joined Cadena Ser radio station where she first worked with her current colleague Iñaki Gabilondo.
Ana Pastor specialized in international journalism, which allowed her to cover several major events in different parts of the world. During her time as special envoy she covered all kinds of international news, working as a correspondent in terrorist attacks such as 7-J in London in 2005, as well as natural disasters like the tsunami in Southeast Asia.
TV career - Hosting and political interviews
Punto de Fuga
During her time on Cadena Ser, she debuted for the first time as a presenter of a current affair program: Punto de Fuga. During the broadcast of the program she interviewed important people such as: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, president of Liberia or the former president of Ireland and Prince of Asturias award Mary Robinson.
In 2006 she began her television career in TVE where she presented the program 59 Segundos. The programme consisted of a debate on political current affairs, in which each speaker had one minute to express their opinion.
From 2009 to 2012, she hosted Los desayunos de TVE, replacing Pepa Bueno. During her time in the program, the audience experienced its maximum levels, which have never been surpassed again.
Another highlight of her journalistic career was an interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2011. It was an interview full of polemics because the veil that covered Pastor’s head, uncovered part of her hair for a moment.
Her time in TVE ended with the change of government to PP in 2012.
Her time in television continued on CNN en Español, where she made a program of interviews with political figures from the world of culture and sport, both nationally and internationally. The program was called Face-to-Face, and he interviewed characters such as Antonio Banderas, Ferran Adrià, Juan Manuel Santos, Rafael Correa and Rafa Nadal.
Atresmedia - El Objetivo
In 2013 she jumped to Atresmedia, where she worked as a presenter in the Sixth of the program El Objetivo. There. she introduced the concept of fact checking in Spain, with the purpose of discovering the true interests of politicians.
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