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.


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...
Youth unemployment in Colombia affects professionals more according to the National Statistics...
One out of two Colombians who don't have a job are between 18 and 28 years old. These are two cases of young professionals struggling to find a job.
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.
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.
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...
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...
More than 120 free surgeries were performed by medical mission in the Colombian Pacific coast
This is the first part of a reportage about a group of pilots and doctors that volunteered to go to an isolated region of Colombia called El Charco ("The Puddle"), highly...
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...

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