INTERNATIONAL NEWS ANCHOR
Katie Pilbeam is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable television presenter, with a wealth of live studio and on location broadcasting experience. A versatile news presenter offering clarity and credibility to her coverage of politics, crime, business and entertainment stories.
Gaining a reputation as a breaking news specialist, Katie has anchored rolling news coverage on Russia Today of the likes of the Charlie Hebdo and Sydney Café terrorist attacks, the Iran nuclear deal and Fifa corruption scandal.
As well as anchoring Katie has presented special feature shows from the Red Square in Moscow, the Sochi Winter Olympics, and the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Having returned to the UK, Katie has most recently worked at London Live News as a television news anchor and reporter, broadcasting across London and the South East. She covered a diverse range of stories from Brexit, the knife crime epidemic in London and Gatwick airport drone chaos; to interviewing celebrities on the red carpet at movie premieres.
Combining warmth and authority, Katie is an engaging interviewer who brings out the best of a varied range of guests. Her interviewees include President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde & Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and celebrities such as Steve Carell & Rowan Atkinson. Katie regularly interviewed politicians in the news, including Boris Johnson, Sadiq Khan and even US President Donald Trump while presenting at the Miss Universe competition in Moscow.
An NCTJ qualified journalist, with a degree in English Literature and background in newspaper journalism, Katie is highly motivated and adaptable with experience of self-shooting and editing to tight deadlines, as well as writing scripts and sourcing guests.
BUSINESS PRESENTER AND ANALYST
Katie is also a specialist in business programming, having hosted a weekly venture capital business show on Russia Today and regularly broadcasted from the St Petersburg Economic Forum and the Shanghai Financial Forum.
Additionally, Katie has worked at Swiss Bank Dukascopy TV in Geneva and IG Group in the city of London, hosting a live daily business programme covering trading updates and analysis on the global markets - including live market reaction to Britain's decision to leave the EU.
Accomplished in public speaking Katie is a popular choice on the corporate circuit. She has hosted and moderated a range of conferences including twelve Geneva Forex Events. With her background in news presentation, Katie is equally at home hosting entertainment events, as well as being an in-demand choice for corporate clients and business events requiring financial expertise.