Estefanía Zárate Angarita

MA Candidate Erasmus Mundus Journalism, Media and Globalisation/Business and Financial Journalism

I am a Colombian journalist with over three years of experience in Latin American mainstream media.
I have experience in television, radio, printed and digital press.
I worked for Noticias Caracol, most viewed newscast in Colombia (up to 15 million viewers).
Also wrote for El Espectador, national newspaper with nearly 2 million readers
and hosted an independent music and interviews podcast for Blu Radio, national radio station.
Currently I am doing postgraduate studies in London.
Journalism is my passion, my vocation.
I believe in the positive impact of well told stories.

United Kingdom



Heads of Colombian Media outlets on Constructive News

From the most watched newscast and the most ancient newspaper in Colombia, to a national radio news program and the only national university-managed media outlet in the country,...

Anxiety, Stress, Depression | UK | We got some issues

Tired of being tired? Sleep deprivation might be the cause!

Not getting enough sleep can become a bigger problem than what you might think. We had a chat with Marcus de Guingand, director of Third Pillar of Health and expert in Fatigue...

Mundus Collection

Between the Lines: The Failed Drug Policy Behind the Distorted Portrait of Colombian Cocaine Empire

It might be that the stories behind cocaine production and distribution fit in the prime-time-perfect-formula of “sex, drugs and rock and roll”. In addition, the gunshots, the...


Bikings [Cycling like a Dane]

Cycling in Denmark is way more than a mean of transportation, it's a culture and definitely a brand new experience for those visiting this amazing Scandinavian country. Here...

BLU Radio

Podcast | A capella confessions

Independent artists or bands were invited to our set to answer a Proust questionnaire and to delight our audience with their music a capella.


Master students from the Journalism Department of City, University of London prepared a Budget...

This is a teaser for social media promoting the special coverage of the UK budget released by the British government in November 22nd.

Noticias Caracol

The challenge of transgender men to get a job

An investigative report about the lack of legislation in Colombia to allow transgender men to change the sex category in their ID and therefore guarantee their right to work.

Noticias Caracol

President of the Colombian Association of Deaf-Blind people, an example for society

This is the story of a man who gradually lost both his vision and his hearing when he was a teenager and now presides the national organization that represents, supports and...

Noticias Caracol

Backpacking, a lot more young people choose to live happily travelling the world

A report based on studies that indicate that 'millennials' rather travel that buy properties to settle down. Backpackers staying at hostels in Bogotá's historical center were...

El Espectador

Talking about sex in Colombia. Eleven rights, one reality.

An eight pages investigative journalism piece about sexual rights in Colombia. The investigation includes reportage, chronicle, interviews and surveys. Some of the stories...