Kate Adie Biography


Kate Adie

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Birth Name: Kate Adie
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Birth Sign: virgo
Age: 72 Years
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British journalist, Kate Adie spent most of her professional life as a chief news correspondent for BBC News. These days, she is popular for being the presenter of the show From Our Own Correspondent. Kate Adie was born as Kathryn Adie in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England of United Kingdom. She was adopted by John and Maud Adie soon after her birth. She is English and is of white ethnicity.

It seems like 70 years old Kate has not been married yet. Till now, there is no any news of her love affairs ever broadcasted in the media. Since her childhood days, Kate attended Sunderland Church High School and she also graduated from there with high grades. She then joined the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Her professional career began from the BBC Radio Durham, She first worked as a station assistant later she became the producer. She kissed her pinnacle of her success in 1980 after covering all the news about the London Iranian Embassy siege. Actually, she was the first one to be on this scene. Her net worth is estimated to be in millions.

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Born in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England

1945 19th of September

Kate Adie was born as Kathryn Adie in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England of United Kingdom. She was adopted by John and Maud Adie soon after her birth. She is English and is of white ethnicity. She is of average height.

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Joined her first news team

1976

Her professional career began from the BBC Radio Durham. She first worked as a station assistant later she became the producer. A few years later she joined the television team and then from 1976, she began serving the national news team.

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Reported all the scenes about the London Iranian Embassy siege

1980

She kissed her pinnacle of her success in 1980 after covering all the news about the London Iranian Embassy siege. Actually she was the first one to be on this scene. She reported this event lives.

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Reported Tiananmen Square protests of 1989

1989

After her 1980's successful reporting, she was reporting the news related to disasters and conflicts. Since then she reported American bombing of Tripoli, Lockerbie bombing and then the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. She also reported the news about the Gulf War.

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Promoted to Chief News Correspondent

1989

British journalist, Kate Adie spends most of her professional life being the chief news correspondent for BBC News. She was given this post since 1989 and she holds this position for the next fourteen years. In 2003, she was withdrawn from this post.

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Won Richard Dimbleby Award

1990

She has been honored with several titles and won several awards in her life. In 1990, she won Richard Dimbleby Award. Besides this, she was also honored with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the Plymouth University.

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Won Officer of the Order of the British Empire

1993

She has been working as a journalist since a long time and some of her works were very dangerous one as works were mainly related to disasters and conflicts. For this dedication, she was honored with the Officer of the Order of the British Empire.

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Published her autobiography, The Kindness of Strangers

2002

Kate Adie who is known in this world as the British journalist and the former chief news correspondent for BBC News is also the great writer. In 2002, she published her autobiography under the name The Kindness of Strangers.

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