Rosa María Calaf Solé was born in Barcelona in 1945.
She earned a degree in Law from the UB and a degree in Communication Sciences from the UAB. In 2008, she received an honorary doctorate from Rovira i Virgili University.
She has been a correspondent for TVE since 1972. Currently, she works in the Asia and Pacific area. She was also a director of programming at TV3 early in her career. She has received numerous prizes for her work.