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Kate Edwards

Founder, CEO and Executive Producer, KONTENTED & SNACKABLETV

About Kate Edwards

Kate Edwards is the Founder, CEO and Executive Producer of full service creative, content and strategy agency KONTENTED. She is the Founder and Managing Director of FOSTERED – an art and music business focused on connecting artists with brands and is the brainchild behind the newly formed hand-painted mural Art-vertising company WALL. Kate has also recently found time in her hectic schedule to launch the first ever global short-form content network aimed at the millennial audience SNACKABLETV which in just a few short months is reaching millions of 13-30 year olds and is on track for a global launch in 2018.

Prior to establishing KONTENTED, Kate has held positions as Managing Director of entertainment marketing, publishing and media agency Peer Group Media. Head of Strategy, Client Services & Sales at XYZ Networks she served as Macquarie Radio Network's Head of Integration and held previous positions as Promotions and Marketing Director. She began her media career in radio as a founding member of Sydney's Nova 96.9.

Over Kate's career to date, she has worked with some of Australia's biggest brands including: Optus, Fosters, Lion Nathan, Telstra, Footlocker, Playstation, Sony, Samsung, Diageo, HSBC, McDonalds, Nandos, Oporto, Xbox, Kennards Hire, Rhino Rack, Virgin and many more. She has also worked with and for the major media networks including; Nine Network, Seven Network, Ten, Foxtel, MCN, Nova Entertainment, MWN, News Life Media and many more.

Kate has received countless awards for her brand & campaign work, but also for her work as a leader of industry. She currently sits on the board for the Royal Hospital for Women where she is in her seventh term and is the founder of SWIMM group – Senior Women in Media Marketing set up to mentor women in executive leadership in the Marketing and media industry.

Kate also has her own business and entrepreneurship podcast, the KONTENTED KOLLECTIVE where she is host, producer and lover of business focused content that has an audience of thousands tuning in on a weekly basis.

Kate regularly features in business press for her stewardship of her 3 creative enterprises being KONTENTED, FOSTERED and new addition to the family SNACAKBLETV and hosts many creative conferences such as Mumbrella360, Bluescope Creative Futures, Curvy Womens’ Creative Conference and VIVID Ideas amongst others. She is a proud Koori woman of Gadigal decent and is a mentor, adviser and avid supporter of the Indigenous Arts.

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