Kate is a talented and versatile presenter. She started her career as a journalist, becoming the youngest ever editor of Smash Hits in 1995. She has written regularly for The Daily and Sunday Mirror, The Sunday Times and was the Contributing Editor for Marie Claire. Her presenting credits include some of the most high profile programmes on British Television including TOP OF THE POPS, HOLIDAY, POP IDOL EXTRA, THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE and THE BRITS. She has presented 3 Series and a Celebrity special of ITV's THE X FACTOR and co-presented COMIC RELIEF for BBC1. Her other shows have included ITV1's LOOSE WOMEN, ANOREXIA - MY SECRET PAST for Channel 5 and a number of years hosting the STRICTLY COME DANCING LIVE TOUR. She has presented a number of shows for BBC Radio 2 including several series of PAPER CUTS and LINES OF ENQUIRY.