He has 24 years of experience in judicial communication, health and business and has worked for the newspapers Faro de Vigo and Louisiana Región, and at Galician Television. He has also written for El Observador, Cambio 16, Interviu, Tiempo and Radio Nacional. He was press officer and director of Communication in different official institutions of Galician.
Master in Drug dependency.
Méndez is one of the most awarded journalists on drug dependency in Spain. He has been awarded prestigious prizes such as, the Reina Sofía Journalism Prize (twice) and the Prize Xunta de Galicia on Drug dependency.