Kate Lawler

Kate found fame after winning the 3rd series of Big Brother in 2002. Big Brother 3 had 5.8 million viewers, making it the most popular series ever to be commissioned by Channel 4. Kate won with more than 3 million votes, also making her the first ever female winner of the hit reality TV show.

Kate currently presents on the iconic radio brand Virgin Radio presenting the afternoon show 1pm-4pm

Kate's radio career started when she joined Kerrang! Radio in October 2007 and found huge success there. Kate was part of the programming team that won the highly prestigious Gold Award for a station with over 1 million listeners at the 2009 Sony Radio Academy Awards. In 2012, Kerrang! Radio was shortlisted for the UK Station of the year award alongside BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music. In 2013, Kate's Drive Time show was also shortlisted for the Best Entertainment Programme category.

Kate also presented Klub Kerrang! every Saturday night from 7pm-8pm. The entire playlist was handpicked by Kate, from alternative anthems to loud rock and indie classics, as well as brand new music.

Kate moved to Manchester in the summer of 2013, and was based at Key 103 where she hosted The Late Show every Monday - Thursday 10pm-1am across Key 103 Manchester, Radio Aire Leeds, Viking FM in Hull, Hallam FM Sheffield and Rock FM Preston. In addition to this, she hosted the Sunday Afternoon Show 1pm-4pm.

Since co-hosting C4’s breakfast show ‘Rise’ with Iain Lee, Kate has enjoyed success as a presenter, co- presenting Channel Five’s ‘Party in the Park’, ‘The Brit Awards’ for Capital FM, and hosting a weekend radio show ‘Hit Music Sunday’ with TV legend Andi Peters also for Capital FM.

Kate’s most recent credits since June 2015 include:

  • Narrator of Fired By Mum & Dad (MTV)
  • Music ads for artists including Arctic Monkeys
  • Online videos for Marks & Spencer

In 2017, she began a new challenge - Continuity for Sky Living, which then continued in October 2017 on Sky’s Real Lives channel. As well as being an established voiceover artist, Kate DJ’s at various events, most recently hosting the launch show for Love Island 2018.

Kate has also started a series of short comedy sketches on her Instagram in which she takes on different, relatable characters. Her sketches are some of the most popular posts on her account and she currently has over 54K+ followers.