Kate Adie is one of the UK’s most respected journalists. She became one of the best-known faces on television for her reporting from the major theatres of wars of recent years. She has covered the Gulf War, the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, Albania, Rwanda, China and Sierra Leone, as well as the student uprising in Tiananmen Square.
For this, as well as other major stories, she has won an impressive array of awards and a clutch of honorary degrees. Her honours include three RTS awards, the Bafta Richard Dimbleby Award, and the Broadcasting Press Guild’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting. In 1993 she was awarded an OBE. She discusses her career and the role of the foreign correspondent at the Wheeler Centre.
Kate Adie appears with the support of the Sydney Opera House.