Adrian Bono (nee Royo Caldiz) is a journalist and Deputy Editor for the Buenos Aires Herald’s website and a featured columnist on The Argentina Independent. He also contributes regularly on the online site of financial newspaper Ambito Financiero.
In addition, he hosts the BA Herald’s online series ‘Trending Now,’ detailing the most important events of the week in Argentina the way they were presented on Twitter’s trending topic list.
He is the creator of the Argentina Independent’s greatly popular, expat-oriented Weekly News Roundup, which offers readers a comprehensive, sarcasm-filled summary of Argentine news.
Adrian began working in politics as media liaison for the Spanish government in the city of Rosario, when at the young age of 18 he was tapped by the President of the Balearic government to be one of the three founding members of an NGO dedicated to the promotion and cultural development of the Balearic community in the region.
He was later hired as Marketing Director for Premula Corp., where he led the Media, Trends and Fashion departments and developed several high-profile operations in Buenos Aires and Punta del Este.
In between stints, he contributed as Marketing Advisor for Global Games Group in Germany and was a co-executive producer of the highly successful Extra Mile Endurathon in Buenos Aires.
Adrian was born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, and obtained his certificate in journalism from the prestigious TEA School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and International Affairs from the Universidad de Palermo in Buenos Aires.
He has lived and worked in the United States and the United Kingdom and currently resides in Argentina.