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Kate Adie

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Birthday
19, 1945
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
England

About

Reporter and chief news correspondent for BBC News. She also hosted a BBC Radio 4 program called From Our Own Correspondent.

Before Fame

She joined her first news team in 1976.

Trivia

Her career took off when she was the first at the scene when the Special Air Service stormed the embassy during the London Iranian Embassy siege in 1980.

Family Life

The adopted child of John and Maud Adie, she grew up in Sunderland, England.

Associated With

In 1993, she was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II.