Katie Philo is a Broadcaster, Writer and Digital Producer based in New York City.


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Katie Philo is a Social and Content Manager for BritBox, a British streaming service created by BBC Studios and ITV and headquartered in New York. 

Before BritBox, Katie worked at the BBC for four years, fulfilling a childhood ambition that began when she interviewed Madonna on Newsround aged 13 . During her time in London, Katie worked across TV, radio and online. This includes producing websites for BBC iPlayer, running the BBC Podcast Service, digital production on two seasons of Strictly Come Dancing and managing social media for Radio 2, BBC One and BBC Two. 

With a media career spanning over eight years, Katie was part of the March 2013 Mountbatten intake, working as a Marketing Executive for Reuters financial video. During her time in New York, she also volunteered for East Village Radio and WABC Radio. 

In her spare time, Katie produces and presents a podcast called When I Grow Up, designed for millennials who are still finding their way in their careers. Each episode, she interviews a different guest about the twists and turns of their career so far, having interviewed notable figures such as the BBC’s Jeremy Vine, Writer Emma Gannon and Fitness Blogger Zanna Van Dijk. 

Katie holds a First Class Honours degree in History from University College London.