Magdalena Trillo decided to become a journalist because it was a useful profession, close to the people. Born in Rute, in the province of Cordova, she was appointed director of the Granada Hoy newspaper, which is part of the Joly Group, at the age of 33. She is the only woman in Andalusia that directs a newspaper in paper format. She received the Meridiana Award, given by the Andalusian Women’s Institute, in 2017. She has a degree in Journalism from the Faculty of Information Sciences of Málaga, and a PhD in Communication from the University of Granada.