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Katty Kay

Katty Kay is the co-anchor of BEYOND 100 DAYS, the acclaimed BBC World News nightly public affairs show recorded in Washington, DC and London. The program airs at 11:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m. ET on PBS. 

Kay previously served as anchor of the flagship U.S. newscast BBC World News America and the BBC’s Washington correspondent.

As a correspondent and anchor, Kay’s work has taken her around the globe for the BBC, from the Americas to the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. Drawing on this global expertise, Kay is based in Washington, where she covers the major U.S and global stories, connecting the dots between the national and international.

Kay was appointed lead anchor of BBC World News America in 2011. She has interviewed a range of international figures and newsmakers, as well as anchoring the BBC’s coverage of 2012 presidential elections and State of the Union addresses. In 2014, Kay was in Rio to cover the build up to the FIFA World Cup and also travelled to Italy in 2014 to cover President Obama’s meeting with Pope Francis.

Kay is a frequent guest commentator on NBC’s “Meet the Press” and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” where she also frequently serves as guest co-host.

Kay is the co-author of two New York Times best-selling books: Womenomics and The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know (2014).

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