Antonio Delgado is co-founder of DATADISTA. Data Journalist specialized in interactive visualization and editorial innovation.

He has been responsible for Editorial Innovation in WeblogsSL, head of the Data Unit for El Español and head of Projects in Vocento. He is co-author of Playa Burbuja (Datadista, 2018), research on the consequences of the real estate bubble on the Mediterranean peninsular coast.  Collaborating professor in different masters of research journalism, data and innovation in Spain.

Special mention in the Ortega y Gasset 2022 awards, for his investigation "Intensive Spain" where he explains how agriculture and livestock has changed and is questioning the economic, social and environmental objectives of the Policy Common Agricultural (CAP).

Antonio Delgado

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Antonio Delgado
Data journalist
Innovation, data and visualisation

Supported projects

Under the Surface: The Untold Crisis of European Groundwater

  • Data Journalism
  • Environment
  • Healthcare

PARIS / BRUSSELS / MADRID – Groundwater is the ecosystem Europe has always been able to rely on, and grew to consider an infinite resource. This cross-border investigation reveals that the current state of matters is dire: our water is disappearing and what remains is facing near-irreversible pollution.

The Forever Pollution Project

  • Environment

EUROPE - Nearly 23,000 sites all over Europe are contaminated by the “forever chemical” PFAS, an exclusive, months-long investigation from 18 European newsrooms shows. The investigation “The Forever Pollution Project” revealed an additional 21,500 presumptive contamination sites due to current or past industrial activity. This contamination spreads all over Europe.

The Dark Trace in the Water of Cheap Meat Business

  • Environment

Aragón (Spain), Herefordshire (United Kingdom) and Lower Saxony (Germany) have become areas with a very high density of intensive farms. An international investigation reveals the dynamics behind the expansion and the pollution of rivers, aquifers and even tap water that it brought along.