Biografía / Biography

Escribirse la propia biografía es tan emocionante como escribir un résumé, o sea, sin sentido y baladí. Sabe a término, huele a viejo. Pataleando, me resisto.

Así que sin más, copio algunos párrafos de datos biográficos publicados en otras partes y los actualizo. Ojalá sirvan.

Gabriel Lerner is the Editor of La Opinión, where he came back in May 2014 after a 3-year stint as Editorial Director of The Huffington Post Voces, which is the Spanish-language vertical of the site and the successor of AOL Latino. Even prior to that he was News Editor at La Opinion, the largest Spanish language daily in the US, where he has also served in various editorial capacities for 13 years, including State and National Editor and Assistant Metro Editor.  His column Gente de Los Angeles appeared there every Monday. He has served as guest commentator on Univision Channel 34 and CNN en Español. In January 2009 Lerner launched a bilingual web blog,, which rapidly evolved to become one of the most successful blogs focusing on the Latino community in Southern California and is currently inactive.  Lerner was a fellow at the USC Annenberg School of Communications border justice program in 2005 and has served as instructor at UCLA Extension journalism program.  Born in Argentina, Lerner lived for 27 years in Israel where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the weekly Tiempo in Tel Aviv and later as CEO of Alfil Publishing.   Lerner has authored two Spanish novels, two books of poetry and a collection of short stories, for which he won the Arturo Capdevila Literary Award. He attended Tel Aviv University and graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Los Angeles majoring in History. He has four sons: Ariel lives in London and is a musician and sound engineer, Uri has an MA in PolSci from the American University and works in DC; Mark is a software engineer in Google after graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in California, and Jeremy Sanchez-Grail is a freshman at California State University, Northridge. is his personal site.


Gabriel Lerner is the Editorial Director of HuffPost Voces. ( He is a journalist, blogger, columnist, and editor. Born in Buenos Aires, Gabriel resides en Los Angeles since 1989. He worked for 14 years atLa Opinión, the largest Spanish language daily in the U.S., as news editor.
Gabriel wrote four books and is the proud father of four boys.

Gabriel Lerner es el director editorial del HuffPost Voces (, sitio de The Huffington Post en español. Es periodista, bloguero, columnista y editor. Nació en Buenos Aires y radica en Los Angeles desde 1989. Durante 14 años trabajó como editor en el diario La Opinión de esta ciudad. Escribió cuatro libros y tiene cuatro hijos varones.