Kate joined the BBC in 1968 working in local radio in Durham. She later worked as a reporter for regional news in Plymouth and Southampton, before moving to BBC national news: home reporter (1979 – 1983); special correspondent (1982 – 1989); court correspondent (1983 – 1985); chief news correspondent (1989 – 2003), during which time she had reported from many war zones. Relief newsreader in 1982 and 1987 and reporter, BBC TV’s Panorama in 1988. She was awarded an OBE in 1993.
Kate retired from BBC News in 2003 and went on to work as a freelance journalist and public speaker.
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