Katie Derham

BBC RADIO PRESENTER AND FORMER ITV NEWSREADER

An extremely popular radio presenter and broadcaster, Katie Derham is a well-known presenter on BBC Radio 3 and one of the station’s best-known voices. Having presented Afternoons on 3 along with more recently taking on the mantle of the hit drive time programme, In Tune, Katie Derham also works on rotation to front the show alongside her other Radio 3 credits such as Sound of Dance on Saturday afternoons where she eloquently explores the relationship between music and dance in varying genres. Derham is notably the face of the BBC Proms and has been so since 2010 as well as hosting the weekly magazine show, Proms Extra every Saturday. A celebrated and esteemed speaker and host that is available to hire for events, dinners and functions across the UK through the Champions Speakers agency where Katie is able to flourish as a speaker or host.

Having spent the first 15 years of her broadcasting career working within news and current affairs, Katie’s work began at the BBC prior to going on to become the ITV‘s youngest ever newsreader where her role as anchor saw her cover a variety of topics ranging from elections to royal weddings to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. In addition to her extensive work as a broadcaster and news reporter, Katie has fronted a host of compelling documentaries having most recently presented The Girl from Ipanema: Brazil, Bossa Nova and the Beach for the BBC. These adventures and productions saw Katie Derham travelling to Rio de Janeiro, the place of birth of her Father, to explore the story behind Brazil’s most famous and enduring song.

The host of All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge for BBC 4 and Fine Tuned, Katie Derham undertook two specials for Sky Arts in which she discussed music with Alexander Armstrong alongside exclusive performances from his latest albums. Rising to perhaps unprecedented heights in terms of popularity and recognisability in 2015, Katie Derham became a contestant on one of the UK’s most popular and viewed shows, Strictly Come Dancing. Not only did she compete, Katie famously reached the final and went one better to be crowned as the Strictly Christmas champion!

To book Katie Derham as the broadcaster for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

Watch Katie on The Alan Titchmarsh Show here: