Ximena Orchard Rieiro

Head Researcher

Lecturer and researcher from the Department of Journalism at Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Ximena holds a degree in Journalism from Universidad Católica de Chile, a Master’s in Political Communications and a PhD from the University of Sheffield. She obtained her PhD with a thesis on the mediatization of the Chilean political elites. Her research interests include topics such as elite communication cultures, journalistic production methods, the mediatization of politics, and informational pluralism. She is a researcher at the Media Research Program and the Interdisciplinary Center for Public Policies (CIPP) at Universidad Alberto Hurtado.

Email: morchard@uahurtado.cl