Gaspar Rosety, Spanish journalist, Died at 57


Gaspar Rosety Menéndez was born on July 29, 1958, in Gijón and died on March 6, 2016.

He was a Spanish journalist.

He started his career at Radio Gijon in 1975, while also serving as the Sports Editor at El Noroeste.

During 1979, he when on to Intercontinental Radio of Madrid, and in 1982, Rosety signed on with Antena 3 Radio with José María Garcia, whom he accompanied in 1992 at the COPE radio network.

During 1997, Gaspar Rosety left COPE to join the Radio Voz network, where he served as director of sports and assistant to the CEO.

At that time, Rosety also served as an investigative journalist at Diario 16, and wrote columns in La Voz de Galicia.

During 1998, Gaspar was designated by FIFA as the official announcer for the Intercontinental Cup in Tokyo.

Gaspar Rosety collaborated with Marca and Telemadrid until he was appointed Media Director and, in 2007, assistant to the President of Real Madrid.

Gaspar Rosety continued in this capacity until he joined the Royal Spanish Football Federation in 2009, first as Media Director and later as assistant to President Ángel María Villar.

He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the European University of Madrid, an international master’s degree in Sports Law and Management from the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE – the Graduate School of Law and Economy), and a master’s degree in Sports Law from Institut Nacional d’Educació Física de Catalunya.

He was chosen as the president of the Madrid Association of Sports Law, in January 2014.

During his last years, he served as an adviser to the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, and as a faculty member of the Faculty of Arts and Communication of the European University of Madrid.

Gaspar Rosety also served as a columnist for La Razón and La Voz de Galicia.

Gaspar Rosety passed away at 57 yrs old due to the effects of a stroke.