Katie Derham is a newscaster for ITV News, where she presents the ITV Lunchtime News, and the news for London on ITV: London Tonight. Katie also presents the “Hall of Fame” Concert on Classic FM.
She began her broadcasting career at the BBC, starting as a researcher on BBC Radio 4’s’s Moneybox. In 1995 she won the Bradford & Bingley “Best Personal Finance Broadcaster Award” for her work as a presenter on BBC Radio Five Live’s Moneycheck. She also edited Radio 4’s Financial World Tonight programme. She moved to BBC television in 1996 as a consumer affairs correspondent and was also a reporter for Film ’96 and Film ’97 interviewing many of the top names of American and UK Cinema before joining ITV as Media and Arts Editor. Katie was voted New TV Talent of the Year in March 1999 at the Television & Radio Industries Club (TRIC) Awards. Katie played a key role in ITV’s coverage of the Gulf war conflict, anchoring the ITV Evening News in London as well as several special programmes and open-ended coverage.
Katie, has a BA(Hons) in Economics from Magdalene College, Cambridge. She has two children and lives with her family in west London.