David Airob was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1967. He works as staff photographer for La Vanguardia, where he was chief photo editor from 2007 until 2010. Since joining in 1990, he has covered a wide range of topics: from election campaigns to Olympic games and the football World Cup.
Besides his work at La Vanguardia, he has carried out other personal projects which have been awarded different international prizes. His images have been published in international magazines such as Time, Paris-Match, Der Spiegel, among others. Co-founder of the Centre de Fotografia Documental de Barcelona, he has led master classes, workshops and conferences in several Spanish universities and education centers. As jury member in photography contests his work as a photojournalist has been shown in several individual exhibitions and books.