Kate Thornton

Kate is a talented and versatile Journalist and Presenter. As a Journalist she became the youngest ever editor of SMASH HITS MAGAZINE in 1995. She has written regularly for the Daily and Sunday Mirror, the Sunday Times and was contributing editor for Marie Claire.

Kate’s presenting credits feature some of the most high-profile programmes on British television including TOP OF THE POPS, HOLIDAY, POP IDOL EXTRA, THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE, THE ONE SHOW, COMIC RELIEF and THE BRITS. She presented the first three series of ITV’S THE X FACTOR and a Celebrity Special. Her other shows have included LOOSE WOMEN, ANOREXIA – MY SECRET PAST and a number of years hosting the STRICTLY COME DANCING live tour.

She regularly appears on BBC Radio 2, including creating and hosting several series of PAPER CUTS and of LINE OF ENQUIRY and has just started her own weekly Saturday night show on Greatest Hits Radio. Her hugely successful podcast WHITE WINE QUESTION TIME with Yahoo! is now in it’s third year and she hosts THE ROYAL BEAT which goes to 55 Million homes in the US alone as well as on Amazon Prime. In 2019 she launched her own Jewellery and lifestyle range with BB Bijoux.

Kate Thornton News

A massive congratulations to @jennypowelltv and @thekatethornton, and the whole @greatesthitsuk team for their massive increase in listeners over the past year 🌟

Don’t miss Jenny’s breakfast club every weekend morning from 6am, and Kate’s Saturday night show every week from 7pm 📻

Another fantastic weekend on @greatesthitsuk coming up – don’t miss @jennypowelltv’s breakfast show from 6-10am on Saturday and Sunday, and @thekatethornton bringing the bangers, Saturday night 7-10pm 📻🌟

Don’t miss an incredible two part episode of @whitewineqt with @thekatethornton hosting and chatting to the one and only Richard & Judy – out now wherever you get your podcasts 🎧

Start the new week off with @thekatethornton’s fantastic chat with @official_ellahenderson – an all-new @whitewineqt out now wherever you get your podcasts 🎧

Fantastic chat between @thekatethornton and special guest @fernbritton on this week’s new episode of @whitewineqt – listen now wherever you get your podcasts 🎧

Kicking off this Saturday night, @thekatethornton joins @greatesthitsuk, playing all the best hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s – tune in from 7-10pm this, and every Saturday night 📻