Víctor Amaya

Journalist and editor in Caracas, Venezuela

Víctor Amaya is a venezuelan Journalist (Universidad Central de Venezuela) with a Master's Degree in Radio obtained in Spain (Universidad Complutense de Madrid).

He has developed a multiplatform career, in newspapers, digital media and radio. He is an accomplished reporter that has assumed directorial positions in acclaimed media outlets. As today, he is Editor of TalCual, where he led the transformation process from the printed weekly edition to a online multimedia platform.

He is also Editor of Clímax, a digital magazine of investigative journalism, that has earned him the Excellence in Journalism Award granted by the Inter American Press Association in 2017 and 2018.

Based in Caracas, he's also a correspondant for Semana (Colombia), La Razón (Spain) and Radio France Internationale (France).

He's a frequent contributor to Caracas Chronicles, Vice News, CS Monitor and Estrella TV (USA), BBC News and BBC Radio 5 (UK), ABC News (Australia), TRT World (Turkey), El Confidencial and La Gaceta (Spain), El País de Cali (Colombia), RPP (Peru).

In radio, he is the host of 'Análisis de Entorno', a daily radio talk show in Fedecámaras Radio.

But not everything has to be about the hard news. Víctor is the producer and host of Esto Sí Suena, a weekly radio show focused on alternative music and arts.
(Pacífica 90.7 FM - Caracas)

He's also co-author of "Nuevo país musical" (2015), "Nuevo país de las letras" (2016), "Caracas en 450" (2017) and "Nuevo país de las artes" (2017), books edited by Fondo Editorial Banesco, in Caracas.

  • Work
    • Clímax, TalCual, Esto Sí Suena
  • Education
    • Complutense University of Madrid
    • Central University of Venezuela