The 6th Asian Curry Awards 2016
Kate Silverton TV news presenter
Kate Silverton is a highly accomplished, versatile journalist and popular presenter of news, current affairs and entertainment programmes.
Kate anchors the prime time weekend news bulletins and regularly guest presents on Saturday Live for Radio 4.
She has presented her own weekly radio show for Five Live, debating the week’s topical News stories with expert guests and politicians.
In 2012, Kate secured an exclusive interview with His Royal Highness, The Duke of Cambridge who gave her a rare and extremely candid interview about his anger over the current levels of rhino poaching in Africa. Her documentary drew support and praise from the United Nations teams.
She has won plaudits for her reporting from Iraq, and is no stranger to conflict, having covered several of the world’s troubled and beleaguered regions, including reporting from the front line in Afghanistan.
Kate graduated from the University of Durham with a BSc in Psychology, specialising in child development. Before that she studied Islam and Arabic and Middle Eastern history.
Kate met her husband Mike Heron, a former Royal Marine, while on a course training her how to cope in “hostile environments”. They have a daughter, Clemency Florence Rose and son Wilbur Ernest George