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Kate Adie CBE to speak at GCA conference

Former BBC Chief News Correspondent Kate Adie CBE will speak at the GCA annual conference in Bristol.

Attendees to the conference will hear from Kate, who now presents From Our Own Correspondent on BBC Radio 4, on Tuesday, January 28.
 
Iain Wylie explained: “We’re delighted to have confirmed Kate as one of our speakers. We’re looking forward to hearing all about her impressive career.
 
“Kate covered the Gulf War, the demise of the Soviet Union and NATO’s campaign in Kosovo.
 
“She began her career as a technician in radio. She was then promoted to producer, specialising in arts and farming programmes.
 
“Kate Adie switched to TV, directing religious outside broadcasts, and reporting for BBC Plymouth. Next came network news, before making her reputation reporting from war zones.”
 
Aside from her autobiography, Kate has published Corsets to Camouflage, Nobody’s Child and Fighting on the Home Front.
 
She has won the Royal Television Society Journalism Award and the Monte Carlo International Golden Nymph. Kate has also received BAFTA’s Richard Dimbleby Award.
 
Kate will be speaking to attendees on Tuesday, January 28.

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