Manel Alías (Berga, 1977) holds a degree in Audiovisual Communication from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and a postgraduate degree in Video journalism ENG from the
Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He is a journalist for TV3 since 2001. He has anchored the kids’ news program Info K and has created reports such as "Començar de nou" [Starting again] which was a finalist of the 2005 Japan Prize. Between 2015 and 2021 he was the Moscow correspondent for TV3 and Catalunya Ràdio. It is from the experience of living in Russia that the book Rússia, l’escenari més gran del món [Russia, the World’s Largest Stage], finds its inspiration. In 2022 he was one of Catalan Television's special correspondents covering the Ukraine invasion from Russia.