New job roles of the political leaders in infotainment television programmes

Nuevos roles del líder político en programas televisivos de infoentretenimiento

doxa.comunicación | 30, pp. 37-53 | 37

January-June of 2020

ISSN: 1696-019X / e-ISSN: 2386-3978

How to cite this article:

Redondo García, M.; Ventura Meneu, M. y Berrocal Gonzalo, S. (2020). New job roles of the political leaders in infotainment television programmes. Doxa Comunicación, 30, pp. 37-53.

Marta Redondo García. University Professor in the University of Valladolid. Member of the Grupo de Investigación Reconocido Nuevas Tendencias en Comunicación (NUTECO). Researcher in several national and international projects. Her main research work focuses in the insight of sensationalism in the mass media, journalistic ethics, infotainment and political communication. She is author or co-author of more than thirty chapters of books and articles published in magazines such as: Comunicar, El Profesional de la Información, Revista Latina de Comunicación Social o Comunicación y Sociedad. She has worked in several media, among them: Antena 3, Televisión Española and Vía Digital. She obtained an Extraordinary Doctorate Award and the Journalism Internet Award of the Junta de Castilla y León.

University of Valladolid, Spain

ORCID: 0000-0001-8143-465X

Marta Ventura Meneu. Phd student in the University of Valladolid. Her research work, conducted by Marta Redondo and Salomé Berrocal, is mainly focused on infotainment and politainment. BA in audiovisual communication, advertising and public relations from the Universitat Jaume I of Castellón. Master in New Trends and innovation processes in communication from the Universitat Jaume I, and Master in Teaching Secondary Education from the VIU, Universidad Internacional of Valencia. She has worked during two years as associate professor in the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, although her professional career has been mainly developed in the mass media environment, working as a journalist in television magazines in Canal 9, Telecinco, Noticias Cuatro and nowadays as TV presenter in news programmes in À Punt Mèdia, the public television network of Valencia.

University of Valladolid, Spain

ORCID: 0000-0002-0326-3338

Salomé Berrocal Gonzalo. Tenured Journalism Professor (2007), accredited professor (2016), from the University of Valladolid, specialized in Political Communication from the moment she earned her Doctor´s Degree in 1996 with her thesis carried out in this same area of study. Since then, she has published more than 50 research works, being 6 of them complete monographs. She has taken part in 9 research projects publicly financed both nationally and internationally, in 3 of them acting as the lead researcher. She has spent several research stays, 4 of which were mobilities in competitive regime. It´s worth mentioning her stays in prestigious institutions such as George Washington University, the University of California San Diego, and Suffolk University, in the United States, the University of Toronto in Canada or the universities of Milan and Sapienza, in Italy, among others. She holds four five-year teachers qualifications and three six years research experience degrees.

University of Valladolid, Spain

ORCID: 0000-0002-0483-0509