WHO I AM

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Carles Capdevila i Plandiura

Philosophy graduate and journalist. He is currently the Editor in Chief of newspaper ARA. He is also a professor of communication at Barcelona University (UB).

ELS HOSTALETS DE BALENYÀ, 1965
WRITTEN PRESS
Currently
Editor in Chief of ARA.
Previouly
Opinion writer for different newspapers: Avui, El Periódico and El 9 Nou (1995-2010).
Correspondent in New York for the Catalan sports newspaper Sport (1992-1994).
Head of the Society section at the Catalan newspaper Avui (1989-1990).
RADIO
Currently
Collaborator in El Matí, the morning magazine on Catalunya Radio, the public radio station of Catalonia, and Hoy por Hoy, on SER Radio.
Previously
Director and host of Eduqueu les criatures, a radio programme about education and parenting, broadcast on Catalunya Ràdio. (2006-2010). In 2010, it was named the best radio programme in Catalonia.
Director and host of Alguna Pregunta Més, a humour section of the morning magazine El Matí, on Catalunya Ràdio (2000-2007). It was awarded the national journalism prize by the Generalitat in 2003, and it received a script writing award from CAC, the Catalan Audiovisual Council, in 2004.
TELEVISION
Currently
Collaborator in the TV programmes Divendres and Matins on TV3, the public television corporation of Catalonia.
Previously
Creator and director of the programme APM on TV3 (2004-2008). He is currently the executive producer of the programme.
Director and host of Qui els va parir, a parenting programme on TV3 (2008).
Assistant Director and script writer for Set de Notícies, a humorous breaking news programme on TV3 (2000).
Assistant Director and script writer for Malalts de tele, a prime-time humour magazine programme on TV3 (1998-2000). It received the Ondas award in 1999.
BOOKS
Catalan
“Entendre el món”. Converses amb onze pensadors contemporanis. Arcàdia, 2015.
Alguna Pregunta Més: Antologia de 10 anys de disbarats, La Campana, 2004.
Jo vull ser famós, La Campana, 2002.
Criatura i companyía, La Campana 1999. (Premi Pere Quart d’humor i sàtira 1999).
Nova York a la catalana. La Campana, 1996.
Como miembro del colectivo literario Germans Miranda ha escrito cuentos en El Barça o la vida, Tocats d’amor, y Adéu, Pujol.
Spanish
Bebé y compañía, RBA, 2000 (Premio Pere Quart de humor y sátira, 1999).