Workplace writer and coach,Kate has been covering employment for a decade and was the founding editor of CareerOne.com.au. She currently writes a careers newspaper and online column for News Ltd, the Cube Farmer about work on news.com.au and she is a regular contributor to radio, magazines and TV.
Nowadays Kate also consults to companies on communication and workplace projects as well as provides career coaching to individuals through her company: http://www.katesoutham.com.
For many years Kate was a news reporter working with ABC radio in North Queensland, the Sunday Morning Post in Hong Kong and the Sydney Morning Herald and ninemsn in Sydney.
Career highlights include being a young journalist in Hong Kong in the 80s where an assignment could be “go to China tomorrow” and drinking vodka on a roof top in Bucharest with diplomats, prostitutes, journalists and “political advisers” while working as a media gopher to a Romanian presidential candidate.
Kate is highly curious about most things but her latest fascinations are life in the Middle Ages - those 45+, “her people”, changes in social norms, social justice, food and anything about how great animals are, particularly the ones we live with.
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