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Kate is a researcher driven to write and create dynamic empowering content for young people. Recently she has worked on CBBC’s flagship shows such as ‘The Dengineers’, and ‘Blue Peter’.
Her passion for children’s media comes from working with young people aged 5 – 18 with varying learning needs in theatres and schools in the US, Canada, Fiji and the UK.
After completing The Network TV scheme, she trained as a trainee production manager with What’s Up TV Broadcast on Sky1 before pursuing the editorial route. Having just finished casting for Britain’s Best Young Artist she is excited to be back helping to produce this years line of Changemakers for The Children’s Media Conference.
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