VITA KATE ABDO

Employment History

December 2015 - present
TV Presenter
Fox Sports, LA
Anchors FIFA World Cup related coverage on Fox Sports in the US.
January 2014 - present
TV Presenter
Sky Sports, London
Hosts European football coverage and sports news on Sky Sports in the UK.
August 2011 - October 2013
Head Presenter
Sky Sport News HD, Munich
Head of a team of 14 anchors and the face of Sky Sport News HD. Was taken on to help set up and launch the channel.
» Watch Kate Abdo on SSN HD
» Watch Kate Abdo on SSN HD
July 2009 - July 2011
Sports Anchor
CNN International, London & Atlanta
Wrote and presented "World Sport" show out of the studios in London - and also out of Atlanta. Covered some of sport's biggest events live from the field. Also reported for CNN en Español.

» Watch Kate Abdo on CNN
» Watch Kate Abdo on CNN
» Watch Kate Abdo on CNN
September 2006 - June 2009
Sports Anchor
Deutsche Welle TV, Berlin
Wrote and anchored the sports block on the English language news bulletin. Also reported on sports events around Germany and Spain for the English and Spanish language programs. Wrote for "Kick-Off", DW-TV's weekly Bundesliga show.
September 2006 - June 2007
Production Assistant
DFL (German Football League), Berlin
Worked alongside the production team on "Goal!", the DFL's worldwide Bundesliga show. Oversaw production of reports for the Spanish language version of the show.
September 2005 - September 2006
Intern
Intern in the Foreign Languages Editorial Department. Translation and adaptation of news and business news stories from German and Spanish for the English language news bulletin. Planning and assigning of coverage for the English newscast.

Education

2004 - 2005 1st Class BA (Hons) "European Languages" Degree (Spanish, French, German) from Salford University, UK
2003 - 2004 Work experience : 6 months in Munich, 6 months in Paris
2001 - 2003 "Translating and Interpreting" Degree (Spanish, English, French, German) at Malaga University, Spain
2000 - 2001 Language studies Malaca Instituto (Málaga)
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