Fernando Méndez

Category: Journalist


He did a MA in Drug addiction and AIDS and has been working for twenty-two years in the fields of political, judicial, health and business communication.

He is an expert on internal and external communication, relationships between companies and means of communication, management and strategies of communication and marketing and advertising.

 Work & Activities

He has developed his journalistic activity in Faro de Vigo, La Región, Televisión de Galicia, El observador, Cambio 16, Interviú, Radio Minuto, Tiempo, RNE as well as in digital newspapers. He has been the head of press at the Consellería de Agricultura, Gandaría e Política Agroalimentaria (Xunta de Galicia) and manager of communication and support to companies of the Technology Park of Galicia.

At the moment he is working at the Communication Department of Ourense County Council.

He is the author of over two hundred reports about social communication, technological innovation and enterprising culture.

He has carried out 47 projects about communication and technology management.

In 2014, he published his first novel 'Cuatro esquinitas tiene mi cama'.

 Other Interesting Aspects


- Queen Sofia Journalism Award (1992 and 1993).

- Xunta de Galicia Journalism Prize (1990, 1991 and 1995).

- “Julio Camba” Journalism Prize (1991).

- Ciudad de Badajoz Novel Prize (1998). Finalist.

- Rodolfo Walsh Journalistic Research Prize (1999). Finalist.

- “Hebe Plumier” Literary Prize (2010).

- Vicente Risco Literary Prize, City Council of Ourense (2010).

- His journalistic book, “Caso Metílico” (1998), published in Spanish and Galician by Península and Galaxia, was included in the list of the bestsellers in Galicia.