Brenda Blanco is a Colombian journalist, director, producer, talent and videographer based in New York.
For over 6 years, she has hosted, produced and directed radio, television and multimedia shows for a variety of outlets, including Univision and BuzzFeed.
She works as a producer for BuzzFeed’s Tasty, Facebook’s #1 food channel, and one of the most influential cooking brands in the globe. At BuzzFeed she develops and produces long-format cooking shows. Growing and diversifying Tasty’s audience in the Youtube realm is also part of her mission.
Brenda’s expertise and passion for Latin American cultures and its media consumption habits, quickly turned her into a pivotal piece at Bien Tasty, Tasty’s food channel in Spanish. During her tenure at BT, the channel became the most followed food page in Spanish on Facebook.
As a social news reporter for BuzzFeed en Español and earlier at Zazoom, Brenda covered stories based on the experience of Latin Americans in the world. These articles and video were massively shared and spotted by various news outlets, creating major impact one piece at a time.
Brenda loves mentoring young women in pursuits of a career in media, and occasionally produces and writes hyperlocal content about her community.