Alma Guillermoprieto

2018 Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities


Major Awards

Guillermoprieto is an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and holds an honorary degree from Baruch College, City University of New York. Among other distinctions, she has received the Maria Moors Cabot Prize (USA, 1990); the Association of Latin American Media Studies Award (USA, 1992); the MacArthur Fellowship (USA, 1995); the George Polk Award (USA, 2000); two Overseas Press Club of America Awards, one in 2008 and the other in 2010 (shared with Shaul Schwarz); the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation (USA, 2010); and the Ortega y Gasset Career Award from the newspaper El País (Spain, 2017).

Minutes of the Jury