Yolanda Álvarez

Yolanda Álvarez is an international affairs journalist for TVE (Spanish Television), she reported on the Arab Spring from several countries and on the Iranian Green Movement during the 2009 elections. As Middle East correspondent for TVE over a period of four years, she covered various conflicts and humanitarian crises, such as the rise and fall from power of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, the earthquake in Van, Turkey, two papal visits to the Holy Land and the last two military offensives launched by Israel against Gaza (2012 and 2014).

Her work on the fifty-day conflict in the Gaza Strip has won several prizes in the Valencian Community. She is currently working for the programme En portada, producing investigative documentaries such as Atrapados en Gaza (Trapped in Gaza), a harrowing testimony of civilian suffering, Esclavas del Daesh (Slaves of Daesh) and Guerra a la mentira (War on Lying).