Darío Arizmendi’s career has included work for the press, radio and television over a period of more than forty years. A graduate in Information Sciences from the University of Navarre, he also has a doctorate in Politics from that institution and a Master’s in Journalism from Madrid University. He has worked for a number of publications in Spain and overseas, such as Medellin’s El Colombiano, El Alcázar and Madrid’s Nuevo Diario. Founder of the newspaper El Mundo in Medellin, he edited the paper until 1991; presenter of the opinion programme Cara a cara, he is also general manager of Caracol Radio and editor of the programme 6am Hoy por hoy. Furthermore, he has acted as Colombia’s Plenipotentiary Ambassador to the UN General Assembly, and as an educator at the School of Social Communication of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana and Antioquia University’s Journalism School. A member of the Latin American Communicators for Development Association, Arizmendi has won more than fifty prizes, including the Rey de España, the Ondas and Colombia University’s María Moors Cabot.