Nieves Herrero majored in journalism at the Complutense University, Madrid, studied law at the Europea Univesrity, Madrid and mastered in Criminology at the Camilo José Cela University, Madrid. She’s been working as a journalist for over thirty years in both press, radio and television, combining this with teaching in the following universities of Madrid- Villanueva, Europea and Rey Juan Carlos. In the press she began with José Luis Cebrián in various publications and in the agency, Europa Press. In the hands of Santiago Vázquez, Tico Medina, Pepe Cavero and Manolo Martín Ferrand she made her first steps into the world of radio, where today she collaborates with the news informative 24 Horas (24 Hours) and for the National Radio of Spain. She entered into the world of television in 1985 directing and presenting De tú a tú (From You to You) and Cita con la vida (A Date with Life) on Antena 3; Hoy es possible (Today its possible) on Televisión Española: Hoy por ti en la tarde (Today for You in the Afternoon) on Telemadrid; Un día con… (A Day with…) on several regional channels and currently she collaborates with, Las tardes (The Afternoon) on 13 TV. In the digital realm she collaborates with La voz libre (The Free Voice) and participates with a project in Madrid Digital Multimedia. Her interviews in the supplemental magazines Semana and El Mundo are popular. She’s received a number of awards, amongst which stand out; the Premio Ondas, the Micrófono de Oro, the Antena de Plata from the Federation of Spanish Journalists, three TP prizes, three Antenas de Oro and four Micrófonos APEI.
She’s written the novels; Esa luna rota (The Broken Moon) (2002), Todo fue nada (Everything was Nothing) (2005) and Corazón Indio (Indian Heart) (2010) also the essay Leonor. She co-wrote, Ha nacido una reina (A Queen was Born) (2006) together with the historian Almudena de Arteaga. Lo que escondían sus ojos (What is Hidden in Her Eyes) is her first historic novel.