Antonio Pampliega (Madrid, 1982) is a journalist and has covered war zones since 2008. In May 2015 received the La Buena Prensa Prize for the best series of reports for his work in Aleppo for El Mundo and the Juan Andrés García National Prize for Journalism for his report “The lost children of Aleppo’. In 2017, he received the Desalambre Prize for Video Journalism at the Artículo #31 Festival for his short documentary ‘White Helmets’. He speaks perfect English and Arabic and he is currently promoting his book in Spain. He was also one of the first journalists in the world to enter Syria after the conflict began in 2011. Since then, he has toured the majority of the provinces of the country in a dozen trips in which he has sought to portray the suffering of the civil population and the scars of war.