Katharine Witty - Questions and Answers

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Thursday 21 May 2009

Name?
Katharine Witty

Where are you from?
London

How did you get started in Broadcasting?
Left the press association to freelance starting at carlton London tonight and news24. mainly producing to start with.

When was that?
About 1998

Why news/weather broadcasting?
Just news I’m afraid – it becomes addictive.

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
Nowhere I’d like to remember now.

What is your Best on-air moment?
Er……

What is your Worst on-air moment?
Plenty of those – having a 20 stone bloke crash into me while I was doing a live broadcast from a pub during the FA cup final – and for him to whisper into my live mic that he needed a slash, was not great.

What would like to do before your career ends?
Hopefully get a few foreign trips.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Watch Sky News. What do you expect?

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Keep going.

A big thanks to Katharine for taking part.

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