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Simon Hunter

Main Details

Full name Simon Hunter
Country Spain
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Spanish current affairs, Music, Travel, Madrid, Spain, Formula 1, Fernando Alonso.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Picture editing, Photography, Radio, Video
Last updated 01-03-2017 10:49


I have been living and working in Spain for the last 17 years, and am currently employed as the Editor of El País English Edition, the English-language version of Spain's biggest-selling daily newspaper. My responsibilities include coordinating a team of five people, editing, subediting, writing original news stories and features, translations and picture editing.

I am also in charge of the publication's online presence, supervising our website as well as our Twitter and Facebook feeds.

I have freelanced for a range of publications, including easyJet Traveller, Brussels Airlines' bthere, Luxair's Flydoscope, National Geographic Traveller, Time Out, Wizz, Metalworking World, The Independent, Monocle magazine, and CNBC Business.

I am bilingual Spanish/English and am a highly experienced translator, having worked regularly for some of the biggest asset managers in Spain, translating their press coverage.

I also work as a voice-over artist, providing dialogue for anything from school textbooks and in-company presentations, to advertisements.

I also regularly appear on radio shows, such as Talk Radio Europe, where I discuss current affairs in Spain.