Katie Bradford is a ONE News Political Reporter.
Katie joined TVNZ’s press gallery team in October 2013, coming straight from Newstalk ZB where she was a political reporter for three and a half years.
She travelled extensively with the Prime Minister during that time, covering his trade and political visits to India, Indonesia, Singapore, Russia, Japan, Rarotonga, Cambodia, Myanmar, China and Korea and followed John Key during the 2011 general election campaign.
Prior to that Katie worked in Melbourne as a political and general reporter, covering state and federal politics, and had a stint in London working for a tabloid news agency.
Before she went overseas Katie worked for Radio Live in the press gallery, where she covered the 2006 New Zealand memorial opening in Hyde Park, London as well as all other political news. Katie started her career in newspapers, working for the East and Bays Courier and then Sunday News.
She studied at the University of Auckland, gaining a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and History, before completing a Graduate Diploma in Journalism at AUT in 2002.
Follow Katie on Twitter @katiebradford