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Kate is an award-winning journalist, with writing and editing skills sharpened at international publications and world-leading institutions. Currently the Managing Editor of Vancouver Tech Journal, she reports breaking news from the British Columbia tech sector, tells the stories of startups, and writes long-form articles analyzing new technologies for a weekly audience of up to 670,000. Her work won the 2023 Webster (B.C. journalism award) for Excellence in Technology Reporting.

Her writing has been featured in publications including The Independent newspaper, TechCrunch, BetaKit, B.C. Business, the Georgia Straight, VR Scout, VR Focus, and others. She has been invited to speak as an expert on the BBC, CBC, ABC News, and CKNW, as well as international conference stages including SXSW and Collision. She has moderated panels for tech-focused political events at both the municipal and provincial levels.

In addition to technology, she specializes in writing about music and culture. More than 500 of her articles have been published in various outlets, with recent interviewees including Beck, the Wu-Tang Clan, Kaskade, Imagine Dragons, and author Douglas Coupland.

She sat on the jury of the Polaris Music Prize, a nationwide award determined by the top music critics in the country. In her first year she was elected to the position of grand juror, and was the sole representative for the West Coast on the 11-person panel. She is also a juror for the Prism Prize, a division of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. The panel of 120 music and film industry professionals is selected by invite only, and determines the country's best music video.

As well as holding undergraduate and graduate degrees in English from Cambridge University, she is qualified in marketing and communications strategy including advanced Google Analytics and SEO, and runs her own content marketing business. She has worked with clients including Tourism Vancouver, the Frontier Collective, and Launch Academy.

Kate is now open to new freelance opportunities. Please contact her here, or reach out on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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