Our team

Our team integrates practical experience in multiple areas including press, television, digital media, corporate communication and academia.

blanca  bulnes

blanca bulnes

General Manager and founding partner

With a degree in journalism from the Universidad Católica, she has worked in the press section of the Chilean TV station “Canal 13” as a correspondent based in the United States, and as a member of the renowned team of investigative journalists at the television program “Contacto”. She has received the Excellence in Journalism award from the García Marquez Foundation. She has been a professor of journalism at the Universidad Católica and has worked in strategic communications for 12 years.

Macarena Puigrredón

Macarena Puigrredón

Executive Partner

Executive Partner since 2014, she holds a degree in journalism from the Universidad de Chile. Previously, she worked as a television correspondent based in Rome, where she traveled the world for 9 years covering major global news events. After returning to Chile, she worked as news host and editor of news and political programs with TV channel “Canal 13” and “Mega”. Until January of 2018, she worked for 16 years as co-host of a daily program of news analysis at the radio station “Radio Infinita”.

Carolina Romero

Carolina Romero

Consultant

She has a degree in journalism from Universidad Diego Portales with diplomas in Corporate Communication from the Universidad Católica and Socio-Environmental Conflict Management from the Universidad de Chile. Possessing more than 15 years of experience, she was head of communications for EFE (National Railways), and before joining Comsulting in 2011 advised the Chilean firms CGE, Ripley and CChc. She has extensive experience in analysis, design and execution of communication strategies for media management and crises.

Ángeles Pérez

Ángeles Pérez

Consultant

Bachelor’s Degree in Literature and a diploma in Corporate Communication from the Universidad Católica. She has 12 years of experience in investigative and strategic communication. Before joining Comsulting in 2010, she was a member of the advisory teams at Lafarge Chile, Alstom Chile, Microsoft and Honda Motors. In 2015 she received a diploma in Socio-Environmental Conflict Management from the Universidad de Chile – Casa de la Paz.

Bernardita Ochagavía

Bernardita Ochagavía

Consultant

She has a degree in journalism from the Universidad Católica and a Masters Degree in International Studies from the University of Barcelona. With 10 years of experience in media, she has worked as a journalist at Emol and El Mercurio newspaper, and as web editor of Revista Capital and Diario Financiero. She was a professor on the faculty of Communication at the Universidad Católica and Universidad Diego Portales. Member of Comsulting’s team since 2011.

Nicolás Marticorena

Nicolás Marticorena

Consultant

Bachelor in Social Communication, Master in Sociology: Social Transformations and Innovation, and a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at The University of Barcelona. He also holds a diploma in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh. He has more than seven years of experience working as a journalist in economics and finance with the periodicals El Mercurio, Valor Futuro and Diario Estrategia.

José Manuel Valdivieso

José Manuel Valdivieso

Consultant

Holds a degree in journalism from Universidad de Los Andes, a Master in Comunicación Integrada from Universidad del Desarrollo and 18 years of experience in media and strategic communication. He has worked at the newspapers El Mercurio and Estrategia, in addition to communication agencies. Before joining Comsulting in 2014, he worked at the Ministry of Environment and the Environmental Assessment Service, where he was Chief Press Officer.

María Marañón

María Marañón

Consultant

Journalist from University of Navarra. She has worked in the Communications Department of Santander Private Banking in Spain and as a Journalist in Diario Financiero for four years. In Diario Financiero she worked in the Intelligence and Business Unit and collaborated for DF TV. In 2013 she was awarded with the “Journalistic Quality in Economy, Finances and Companies” by Banco Estado. She is part of Comsulting’s team since 2015.

Kharla Caniupán

Kharla Caniupán

Consultant

Journalism degree from the Universidad Católica and more than five years of experience in media. She has worked as a financial journalist with La Tercera, Diario Financiero, Pulso, and El Mercurio. She was awarded “Recognition of the Journalistic Career in Insurance” by the Insurers Association of Chile in 2016, and the “Economic and Financial Journalism Award 2017” by the Mutual Fund Administrators Asociation. She has been with Comsulting since 2017.

Carolina Rodríguez

Carolina Rodríguez

Consultant

Journalist degree from Universidad Católica and Master of Strategic Communication at Adolfo Ibáñez University. Possesses more than five years of experience on media as journalist in TVN, Pulso and ADN. Also got experience on corporate area and digital contents working at Clínica Las Condes. Since 2018 she is part of Comsulting.