Iñaki Gabilondo

Presenter, Musical Artist

1942 –


Who is Iñaki Gabilondo?

José Ignacio Gabilondo Pujol is a Spanish journalist, and TV news anchor. Gabilondo started his career at 21 in Radio Popular until 1969, when he became the director of Radio San Sebastián. Two years later, he directed the news department of Cadena SER Sevilla.

In 1978 he directed and hosted Hora 25, until he became the TV news director of TVE, the Spanish public TV channel network. His first night in front of the cameras was during Antonio Tejero's coup d'etat, on 23 February 1981. After he abandoned TVE, he directed Radio Televisión 16 for a short time, before coming back to Cadena SER, where he hosted Aquí la SER, Matinal SER, Pido la palabra y Onda Media. On 22 September 1986, he started hosting Hoy por hoy, the main radio show in Spain.

After almost 20 years of success, he left Cadena Ser to host the news show Noticias Cuatro 2 at Cuatro, the TV channel from Sogecable. He stayed there for four years, and in February 2010 moved to CNN+ to present a news and debate program called Hoy.

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Oct 19, 1942
Donostia / San Sebastián
Also known as
  • Inaki Gabilondo
  • José Ignacio Gabilondo Pujol
  • Spain

on July 23, 2013


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