For more than twenty five years, Katie has enjoyed a career as a multi-award winning filmmaker with a body of work that includes network television series, feature films, documentaries, animated and live action shorts. She was a contributing writer/director on eight television series, including; Courage in Red, Truth, Duty, Valour and Great Strides. Her most documentary projects include a history project for the Justice Department’s 150 Celebrations, a web series about addiction and recovery, a Métis retrospective series for Parks Canada, and a documentary portrait of the lives of young adults living with mental illness. Katie has traveled to every province and territory in Canada. She has interviewed world renowned scientists, police officers, military commanders, war veterans, Indigenous youth and elders, CEOs of prominent businesses, Prime Ministers and a Governor General. Her vast experience as an entrepreneur, online content creator, writer, director and filmmaker has given Katie the compassion and vision to skillfully and thoughtfully tell stories for the screen.

Katie currently works in Ottawa, Canada as a freelance director, screenwriter and novelist. Her debut novel, the thriller Dark August launched June 30, 2020 and is available through HarperCollins publishing.

Katie served on the CWWA Board of Directors helping to guide WIDC from 2001 to 2011.

Previous work:
Where The Spirit Dwells (TV Documentary, 2015)
Three Voices (Documentary, 2012)
Posers (Feature Film) 2002
Juiced (Feature Film) 1999
Split Shift (Short Film) 1997

Awards & Nominations

CTV Banff Fellowship and OFDC Calling Card Grant for Short Drama
Best Dramatic Director and Best Broadcast Drama at Reel Awards
Best Theatrical Short and Best Dramatic Writer Nominations at Reel Awards
Gold for Best Sports Program at CanPro
Best Drama TVO-Telefest Student Awards
Top Broadcasting Student at Algonquin College