Andrés is a journalist based in Washington, DC, with rich experience in online, broadcast and print publications in the United States and Latin America.
He currently works as a communications consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). He writes a column for Portafolio of Colombia about the digital economy, and a technology column aimed at US Hispanics for AARP.org.
Prior to that, he was:
- Nieman Fellow at Harvard University
- Principal at FastrackMedia, a digital communications consulting firm
- Managing Editor of The Miami Herald’s El Nuevo Herald
- Multimedia Manager of ElNuevoHerald.com
- Washington Bureau Chief for RCN Televisión
- Washington Correspondent for El Tiempo
He loves to produce and consume quality journalism.
He’s lived and played in a bunch of cool places: New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Washington, Boston, and Bogotá, his native city, where he travels often. While at these places, he’s developed many great personal and professional relationships with amazing people.
He loves hoping on planes for work and pleasure. In his travel résumé: Ovakango Delta, Guilin, Ubud, Cape Town, Andrés Carne de Res and Railay Beach.
He studied at Harvard University (journalism), Boston University (International Relations and Communications) and The University of Kansas (journalism). He is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. A while back he learned French at Aix-en-Provence but needs to seriously work on his French once again!
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