Pedro Erquicia

Spanish journalist

Pedro Erquicia López de Montenegro (24 March 1943 – 20 April 2018) was a Spanish journalist and television producer. He was born in San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain. His career began in 1956 when he began working for Televisión Española. He hosted the TVE's newscast Telediario (1972-1973).

Erquicia in 2012

In 1973 Erquicia created one of the longest running programs in Spanish television: Informe Semanal. In 1987 he was fired by TVE and later he joined the then recently created public broadcaster Telemadrid.

In April 2008, Erquicia announced his retirement.[1] He died ten years later, on 20 April 2018 in Madrid of a long-illness at the age of 75.[2]


  1. 20Minutos (25 April 2008). "Pedro Erquicia, el creador de 'Informe Semanal', se jubila tras 43 años en TVE". - Últimas Noticias.
  2. Muere Pedro Erquicia, histórico periodista de TVE, a los 75 años (in Spanish)