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Running-up 1997

Manuel Charlón Margüelles




Manuel Charlón, a Cantabrian by birth and a nomad by spirit, has dedicated his professional career to photography.

A photojournalist in war conflicts such as Rwanda and El Salvador, he has specialized in humanitarian and travel photography, and has traveled around 90 countries producing reports for travel, gastronomy, architecture, and decoration publications.

Throughout his life, he has lived in Finland, Norway, Seychelles, Russia, and Spain, where he currently resides.

He has collaborated with media such as El País, El Mundo, El Sol, Le Figaró, Grupo Zeta, Hachette Filipacchi.

He currently works as a photojournalist for ROSE magazine and Topviajes.

He collaborates with Gente Viajera de Onda Cero, El Mundo, the supplement Yo Donna, Ronda Iberia, the magazine Escritura Pública, of the General Council of Notaries and many other women's and business publications.

He participates with the United Nations in the elaboration of international reports and collaborates with various NGOs, especially with Medicus Mundi, for which she has organized various exhibitions.

He has also given courses and workshops in Cantabria and the Community of Madrid.

In 2020 he publishes his book "Soñar es viajar" which recounts 88 journeys in confinement.

Since 2013 he has been a lecturer on the Master's degree in cultural journalism at the San Pablo CEU University in Madrid.

From 2011 to the present day, he combines his appearances on the radio program "Gente viajera" on Onda Cero, with contributions to various national and international magazines, including Rose magazine, of which he is the official photographer, Top Viajes, Escritura Pública, Pyrénées Magazine (France) and Mare (Germany).