Federico Jiménez Losantos receives the Antena de Oro: “The important thing about man is not to be right, it is to be true” – Libertad Digital

Federico Jimenez LosantosPresident of digital freedom, has collected this Saturday night the Antena de Oro in the radio category awarded each year by the Federation of Radio and Television Associations of Spain. The gala was celebrated with a dinner at the Gran Casino de Aranjuez.

A journalist who offers “information, analysis and opinion from a critical perspective”, thus has presented Ana Belén Royhost of the ceremony, to the director of It is the morning before going up on stage to collect an award given to him by the Secretary of the Federation, Javier Castro Villacanas.

With the Antena de Oro, Jiménez Losantos began his speech by joking about the presence, one meter away from him, of a humanoid robot placed by the organization to ensure that no winner exceeds the very limited speaking time. When this happened, the robot beeped shrilly. “I will be brief because the danger of cancellation is evidentFrederick said.

He went on to thank his “family” because they “put up with my schedule”, “the two deputy directors who have been with me for twenty-five years, those who have been directing radio programs”, Rosana Laviada and Isabel González and, finally, the that they “got him into this mess”, to louis del olmo y Anthony Herrero“I have learned from the best”, he added.

The President of Libertad Digital, who hopes to “continue having a good time” doing radio, has ended up citing Miguel de Unamuno: “In favor of the radio I will only say one thing. As Unamuno said: the important thing for man is not to be right, it is to be true. It is the difference between radio and other media”.

As he came down from the stage, he was applauded by those attending the gala.

One of the anecdotes of the night is that Federico has shared a table and tablecloth with the former Vox deputy, Macarena Peoplewho has come with an exuberant black dress, with a long flared skirt decorated with feathers and a strapless neckline.

Other winners of the house

Other winners of the esRadio family have been Alaska y Jose Luis Garcia. The collaborator of the Crónica Rosa and member of fangoria He has not been able to attend the Casino de Aranjuez but he has sent a thank you video recorded from the set of neighborhood cinema, his program on TVE. She has confessed that she “could not be happier” to have this “recognition for many years of television”.

For his part, Jose Luis Garcia picked up the Antena de Oro for his program Classics from 13tv, “a reference in the dissemination of the best cinema”, said the presenter. The director received it as a “collective award” because “to get here there are many people who have given you a hand.” He has thanked the Antenna because “when you reach this age all the awards are important” since “it is not known if it will be the last”. She has praised the design of the sculpture, bathed in gold, very similar to the Hollywood Oscars, which has reminded her that next year marks the 40th anniversary of the awarding of the statuette to Start over. He said that of those who participated in the film, only he and the editor are still alive.

Most awarded

Marriage, also professionally, Iker Jimenez y Carmen Porter has collected another Antena de Oro, the third, this time for the research program Horizonte. Porter said that “journalism is freedom” and Iker ironized that “current events are more mysterious than what we call strange”. The communicator closed his speech with a “long live journalism, long live freedom and long live Spain.”

In addition to Federico Jiménez Losantos, in its 49th edition, the jury has awarded the Golden Antennas in the Radio category, to Aimar Bretosfrom Cadena SER, to Pilar García Muñízfrom Cadena COPE, to Juan Diego Guerrerofrom Onda Cero already Carlos Garridofrom RNE.

In the category of Television Antenna, the awards have gone to the Brussels correspondent of A3, Guillermo Pascual; in Pepe Ribagorda y white angels of Telecinco Weekend News and in Nuria Roca by The rock which is broadcast on Sunday afternoons on the Sixth. It is his third Antenna.

To the Professional Trajectory, the award has been for the conductor, composer and cultural disseminator Ramon Torrelledo by The Score. The Extraordinary Antenna has fallen to the journalist, columnist and writer Esther Ruiz.

A night in which journalists reward their fellow professionals. One of the most emotional moments has been the projection of the video with those who have died in the last year. Among them, Jesús Quintero, Ángel Casas, Juan Pablo Colmenarejo, Ángel del Río and José Luis Balbín.

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