Pedro Jesús Castillo Ortiz

Dr Pedro Jesús Castillo Ortiz completed his PhD on Interpreting in the Media and Liaison Interpreting in Radio Settings at Heriot-Watt University (2015). He also holds a MA in Translation and Interpreting (2003) from the University of Granada (UGR, Spain) and has a Professional MSc in Communication and Media (UGR, 2005). Castillo Ortiz currently works at Heriot-Watt University teaching Spanish and Interpreting and has worked as interpreting instructor at the Heriot-Watt Summer Course in Advanced Conference Interpreting (2010-2015). He also organises Media interpreting workshops for interpreting students practitioners in Heriot-Watt University and elsewhere. Dr Castillo Ortiz also works as a freelance translator and interpreter, mostly in media and film festival settings.