Katie Eavis

 

Attended Hymers College:

1992-1999

What makes this nominee inspiring?

Katie is an executive director at CSR Productions shooting and presenting her own news stories and documentaries around the world. Filmmaking has been a lifelong passion for Katie which has taken her to Ghana developing a news programme for one of Ghana's largest national TV stations, Viasat 1, offering her exciting opportunities such as producing and directing news bulletins and liaising with the country's major political, social and entertainment figures.

Katie is also passionate about charity work producing and filming a report for UNAIDS about the effectiveness of anti-retroviral drugs in the fight against the transmission of HIV between mother and child. Before Katie’s international success, she was a broadcast journalist for BBC Radio Humberside after graduating from the University of Leeds.