katie Duddy

Katie helped cultivate Buddha and the Whale into what it is now, including working hard to double our social media following.  Her passion for the arts has involved her working in a range of mediums.

Starting her career in journalism, she began as a junior researcher at the Guardian. This was closely followed by her first Producer credit with the BBC True North Series as a writer and producer for Face The Music. Subsequently, she took on more organisational roles, for example, working as the Volunteer Co-ordinator for Sheffield Doc Fest. 

More recently, she took on the role of the Operations Manager and co-ordinator at Esprit Film and TV, organising the kit and carnets for some of the largest productions in the world, from Frozen Planet, Blue planet Live and One Strange Rock. She is currently working Part-time alongside Buddha and the Whale at BBC radio in Ireland as a production assistant.