Kate Townsend, BBC, United Kingdom

Kate Townsend has been working with the BBC for over 20 years and has been a part of a large number of important documentary and current affairs programs for the network. She currently serves as the Executive Producer for Storyville, overseeing films for BBC’s award winning international documentary strand. Her work involves steering editorial content of projects from submission to commission, through to edit, as well as liaising with American and European broadcasters for co-productions.

From 2008 to 2010, she worked as Series Producer, and was involved in documentary series like Into the Mind, Horizon and Make Me…

Townsend holds a BA Joint Honours degree in Russian/ English from Leeds University and Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism in City University, London.