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Katty Kay

Katty Kay is the lead anchor for BBC World News Washington, bringing the UK vital political and economic stories from the US. Best-selling author and highly accomplished speaker, Katty has it all. Her high-powered career has led her to develop a wealth of political anecdotes and a deep understanding of current affairs, making her perfectly placed to speak about politics, journalism and international occurrences, she is perfect for the corporate circuit. 

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Katty Kay Biography

Katty Kay, facilitator, host and BBC World News Washington anchor, takes an unbiased look at US politics and offers insights on the important political and economic stories in the US and around the globe.

Previously BBC’s Washington Correspondent, Katty’s career began in Zimbabwe in 1990 where she started filing radio reports for BBC World Service radio, and covered the end of apartheid in South Africa.

Katty was called on by the BBC, and as a correspondent in London then Tokyo, she reported on the economic recession in Japan and on the devastating  Kobe earthquake.

In 1996 she made Washington her home, and took a break from the BBC to work at The Times’ Washington bureau for five years.

She also reported in depth on the huge change in American policy and psychology after the September 11 attacks. Katty was at the Pentagon just 20 minutes after a hijacked airplane...

Katty Kay, facilitator, host and BBC World News Washington anchor, takes an unbiased look at US politics and offers insights on the important political and economic stories in the US and around the globe.

Previously BBC’s Washington Correspondent, Katty’s career began in Zimbabwe in 1990 where she started filing radio reports for BBC World Service radio, and covered the end of apartheid in South Africa.

Katty was called on by the BBC, and as a correspondent in London then Tokyo, she reported on the economic recession in Japan and on the devastating  Kobe earthquake.

In 1996 she made Washington her home, and took a break from the BBC to work at The Times’ Washington bureau for five years.

She also reported in depth on the huge change in American policy and psychology after the September 11 attacks. Katty was at the Pentagon just 20 minutes after a hijacked airplane flew into the building - one of her most vivid journalistic memories is of interviewing soldiers still visibly shaking from the attack.

Back at the BBC, Katty reports and commentates on international as well as US affairs, including elections, Wall St issues and the White House.

Katty has also written a New York Times best-seller, Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success.

Speaking Topics

Katty Kay is the BBC World News Washington anchor and an experienced and charismatic keynote speaker.

  • TV Presenter
  • Politics
  • US Politics
  • International Affairs
  • Women

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