Kate Silverton

United Kingdom

Kate Silverton Bio

Who is Kate Silverton

Kate Silverton is an English journalist, currently employed by the BBC and additionally working as relief presenter. Silverton can be seen regularly presenting the BBC News at One, BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, and BBC Weekend News, as well as making occasional appearances on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News.

Early Life (Childhood)

Silverton was born in Waltham Abbey in Essex, England, the daughter of Terry Silverton and Patricia Silverton. Silverton attended West Hatch High School in Chigwell, Essex. Silverton graduated from Durham University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, having previously studied Arabic and Middle Eastern history for a year.

Interesting Facts

Silverton worked for a London-based bank before becoming a journalist. Prior joining BBC News, Silverton served as a panelist on The Heaven and Earth Show, The Wright Stuff, Weekend Breakfast and Big Strong Boys on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Personal Life

Silverton married Mike Heron, a former Royal Marine, at Fleet Street's St Bride's Church on Saturday 18 December 2010. The couple has two children, a daughter Clemency Florence Rose Heron and a son Wilbur Silverton-Heron.


While Kate was in school, she won championship in swimming. Kate worked as a Girl Guide and also won the Queen’s Guide Award.