Maria Natalia Ortega


Editorial Director,  Carvajal InformaciĆ³n (Bogota)

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Maria Natalia Ortega received a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Universidad Externado de Colombia. She has 15 years of experience in creating, producing and coordinating editorial projects for print and digital media. After starting in the newsrooms of El Tiempo and Terra Colombia, she started working for vertical industries publications at Carvajal InformaciĆ³n, where she has held positions as Web editor, Editor in Chief and now Editorial Director. In 2011, Ortega received the Siemens Environmental Journalism Award, granted for the first time to an industry publication in Latin America.