Department of Journalism
Faculty of Communication Sciences
San Jorge University (USJ)
Campus Universitario Villanueva de Gállego
Autovía A-23 Zaragoza-Huesca km. 299
CP: 50.830 Villanueva de Gállego (Zaragoza)
Telephone: + 34 976 060 100 (ext. 2301)
Fax. + 34 976077584
Carmela García-Ortega holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Navarra, where she began her career as professor and researcher. She is certified as assistant professor by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain (ANECA).
She currently teaches “Communication and information theory” and “Research techniques” at the Faculty of Communication Sciences of the San Jorge University. She also directs the “Media and election campaigns in Aragon” research group, which is recognised as an emerging group by the Government of Aragon.
She is dedicated to study the history of journalism and research methods in communication, which she has further studied at the universities of Essex (United Kingdom) and Salamanca (Spain).
She has participated in numerous national and international congresses and has published articles in scientific journals and chapters in collective works. Moreover, she is the co-author of several books including Las elecciones europeas de 2009 en la prensa nacional y aragonesa (The 2009 European elections in the Aragonese and national press) and La campaña de las elecciones generales de 2008 en la prensa diaria. El caso aragonés(2008 General elections campaign in the daily press. The Aragonese case).