Charo Lacalle is a full-time Professor at the Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences, which she directs from 2016 (Autonomous University of Barcelona – UAB). She holds two bachelor's degrees from that same university, one in Information Sciences and one in Philosophy, as well as a PhD by the UAB on TV news in Europe. Dr. Lacalle edits the academic journal Anàlisi. Quaderns de Comunicació i Cultura and coordinates the research group OFENT (Observatory of Spanish Fiction and New Technologies) and the Spanish group of OBITEL (Ibero-American Observatory of TV Fiction). As a Visiting Professor, she has taught classes and seminars in several European and Latin American universities.