José Antonio Sánchez, the provisional administrator for Telemadrid, elected by the president of the Community, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, has appointed as new News director of the public channel to the journalist José Gilgado.
José Gilgado had already occupied a position of responsibility in the news of RTVE when José Antonio Sánchez was the president of the chain.
Gilgado was Director of Daily News of TVE until he was fired in 2018, after the change of address in RTVE and the renewal of its news.
Now stop at Telemadrid, a chain in which he already worked until 2012, precisely the year in which he made the leap to TVE, which is why he has made a round trip linked to public television.
In Telemadrid he had already held the positions of deputy director of news and director of Telenoticias 2 of Telemadrid and now returns higher in the ladder.
José Gilgado starred in some controversies and tensions with the Informativos team during his time on TVE, such as when in October 2015 the drafting of The 2 News he declared in absentia and he decided not to sign his information after, according to a leak, Gilgado decided to withdraw a story about the adhesion of various political parties to an initiative that sought greater consensus on public television. Two years before, the TVE News Council had asked for his resignation for what they considered interference in the information.
José Gilgado began his professional career at Cadena Cope, where he was editor of the news services and editor and presenter of various programs. He also directed and presented different programs on Radio Spain. Member by opposition of the staff of Onda Madrid, He was responsible for the Morning News of Onda Madrid, work for which he received the Antena de Plata. Later he was deputy director of the informative services and directed the Telenoticias 2 of Telemadrid, before taking the leap as we say to TVE.