Since 1994 Kate has been involved in media and development issues, working in the
unions, NGOs, government and industry to build a strong, diverse, independent media
sector. In 2008 she founded the civil society coalition the “Save our SABC” Coalition.
In 2017 she handed in her PhD degree focusing on public service broadcasting, media diversity and South Africa’s stop-start migration to digital terrestrial broadcasting.
At the beginning of 2008 Kate was appointed executive director of the South African National Editors Forum (SANEF).