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Writer/ Development Producer
Katie started her career writing bar reviews for grown-ups and online content for children. After a brief foray into writing questions for pub quiz machines and learning about VFX magic at Hogwarts, Katie started to work for various parts of the BBC’s Children’s division.
Katie has been involved in the creation and production of many well-loved pre-school brands including Show Me Show Me, Something Special, Mr Bloom’s Nursery and Numtums.
Since embarking on a freelance career, Katie has been developing a number of original ideas as well as working as a scriptwriter for hire.
Katie brings a unique, whimsical charm to her ideas and ensures the audience is at the heart of everything; creating content that feeds imaginations, smiles and play.
Did you know that… Katie’s middle name is Unicorn-Dawn, she is a maestro on the accordion and the founder member of a Cheese Club. Katie also fibs twice in every three-fact sentence.
Wednesday Workshop: Music and Song – Report
How can Producers and Composers best work together? Drum roll…. Katie Simmons kicks off her conference with an upbeat Wednesday workshop! Take Away The Music and Song workshop was designed for Producers and Composers to discuss experiences around commissioning composed music. Producers talked about how to take subjectivity away from decisions,…