María Solar Núñez

Category: Journalist
Birth Date: 25th december 1970
Birth Place: Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña)

B.A. in Journalism (SEK, Segovia), B.Sc. in Biology (USC), Three-year Degree in Primary Education(USC) and Degree in Ecological and Environmental Information (Technical University of Madrid).

 Work & Activities

Nowadays she presents and coordinates 'Zigzag Diario' on TVG (Mestre Mateo Award to the best TV show in 2011). On TVG she has presented 'Ciencianosa' (2006-2008); '100 Anos do Himno desde Uruguay' (2007); 'Cocido de Lalín' (2007); 'Festival de Cine Independente de Ourense' (2006); the special programme 'Loita Contra o Lume' (2006); the magazine 'En Pé de Festa' (2006) and the quiz show 'Arrampla con todo' (2004). She copresented 'Que Boa Tarde' (2002) and 'Os directos da galega'. She has also collaborated in many other programmes.

She started to work on the radio in 1994 in Radio España-Cadena Top 40 and then she entered Radio Galega, where she directed and presented a lot of programmes, specially 'As tardes da Galega' for eight years.

She collaborates with articles and sections in newspapers and magazines.

As a scientific divulger, she was awarded the second prize of 'Galicia Innovación' Scientific Journalism Award, took part in a lot of activities and forums and collaborated in the preparation of the 'Estratexia Galega de Educación Ambiental' (Xunta de Galicia).

She wrote the following books: 'As meigas de Lupa' (Xerais, 2012), 'Vou ter un irmán' (Galaxia, 2011); 'O Fillo do Pintamonas' (Tambre, 2009); Boa Sorte (Baia, 2008); 'O Tempo do revés' (Baía, 2008); 'O Libro do Noso Mar' (Lea, 1999) and 'Ecoloxía na Aula' (Lea, 1997).

She is a dubbing actress and took part in several TV serials, documentaries and films in Galician and Spanish. She is the voice of advertising campaigns and the hostess of festivals like 'Sons da Diversidade' or the Euro Arabian Cinema Festival 'Amal' (2008).

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