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Kate HampelKate is a senior story producer with a successful primetime track record for Netflix, Channel 4, BBC, ITV1, Five, Sky 1, CNN, National Geographic and Discovery channel working across a number of genres including observational documentaries, drama docs and specialist factual programs.

She draws on many years’ experience as a producer-director in the field, telling emotionally charged character-based stories.

Kate got first break as a TV writer-director with a commission for Australian broadcaster SBS about a vampire heavy metal band Hear No Evil an "engaging cinema verite style documentary about the world of young dreams and extremes”. Her producing and directing credits since include Long Shadows: Stories from a Jewish Home, which screened in a number of international film festivals, the award winning series Child in a Million, the acclaimed series Sunderland ‘Til I Die, and the new series of The Heist.

Her role includes designing new formats, troubleshooting challenging edits and producing storylines in the field for long form documentary series. She has experience working with US networks on new series, and UK broadcasters on complex large-scale productions.