Biography of Enrique de Aguinaga López (1923-VVVV)

Journalist and Spanish teacher born on October 2, 1923 in the town of Cáceres of Valverde del Fresno. He/She studied telecommunications and in 1946 he/she graduated in the official school of journalism from Madrid, beginning a long career in the information field. He/She was head of the newspaper up and magazine beam, editor of La Vanguardia, editor-in-Chief of the weekly brotherhood, and chronicler of RNE. In his long journalistic career he/she specialized in the municipal information, it reached the status of official chronicler of the Villa, Member of the Antonio Maura municipal Studies Center and member of the Instituto de Estudios Madrileños. He/She has published more than three thousand articles about municipal administration and aspects of the city of Madrid and is the author of the monograph Madrid, national company.

His teaching began at the official school of journalism, and in 1988 won the Chair in the area of journalism at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where he/she serves as Professor Emeritus. It is also extraordinary Professor of the Universidad San Pablo-CEU. He/She has been Secretary general of the Board of Directors of the Press Association of Madrid (1976) and member of the National Press Council.

Aguinaga has several national journalism awards, as Francisco Franco, the first of October, the Santamaría Rodríguez of the Press Association, the Luca de Tena (1979) or the Mesonero Romanos (1982). In 1993 he/she received the Premio Víctor de la Serna in recognition of all his journalistic work and in 1996 became the first doctor in information sciences who was admitted to the Royal Academy of doctors of Spain.