Kate ADIE Biography

English tv reporter. Born in Sunderland, 1945; attended Newcastle University.

Major BBC journalist, became a technician at BBC radio (1969), then producer; worked for BBC-TV South (1977–79); began reporting on BBC network news (1979); became chief news correspondent (1989).

Won Monte Carlo International TV News award (1981, 1990); received BAFTA Richard Dimbleby Award (1989); named OBE (1993).