Development Director, BBC News & Current Affairs
Katie is Development Director, BBC News & Current Affairs. She sits on the News Group Board which leads the BBC news teams and operation in the UK and globally. She is responsible for a number of areas from culture change and leadership to the BBC’s flagship outreach project, BBC Young Reporter. Katie also devised and launched the BBC’s work educating young people about disinformation and ‘fake news’.
Previously, she was Deputy Chief Executive of Media Trust and ran a department overseeing PR, public affairs, youth media projects and an award winning in-house film production unit. Katie was one of 50 business leaders recognised in the Women of the Future inaugural Kindness and Leadership Awards in 2018 and is a Fellow of the British-American Project.