Kate Langbroek has become one of ’s most influential media personalities. Her career has spanned top-rating breakfast and community radio, popular prime-time TV shows, as well as a host of writing credits.
What puts Kate in a league of her own is her charisma and individuality. For the past ten years on radio, Kate’s ferocious wit, dynamic personality and playful nature has made her one of ’s top female broadcasters.
Kate first came to our attention in the mid 1990s with her ‘beholden to no-one’ opinions and insightful observations on Triple R’s popular show The Breakfasters. She carried across her unique and very personal conversational style to Nova 100 in 2001, and was one of the catalysts that catapulted the station to its ratings success. Along with co-host Dave Hughes, Kate continues to be heard each weekday on Nova 100 (Hughesy and Kate), and each weekend on the Nova national network.
Kate has also been a familiar face on Australian television appearing on top rating TV shows Dancing with the Stars and Thank God You’re Here and is a regular member of Network Ten’s The Panel. Her early TV appearances included classics like Neighbours and Chances, as well as a string of plays and the feature film Father.
With a degree in journalism, Kate also took to script writing contributing to TV shows including The Col’n Carpenter Show, All Together Now, The Bob Morrison Show, Us and Them, Shark Bay, Crocadoo, Medivac and Neighbours, as well as editing the book Dear Jack (with Flip Shelton). She has also been a columnist for the Melbourne City Weekly and The Sunday Age.
Life is always interesting around Kate. An original thinker and free spirit, she never just treads the expected path and somehow manages to juggle a frenetic work career, busy social life and motherhood.
2001 - Currently co-hosting the highly successful Nova 100 Breakfast Show with Dave Hughes and until July 2006 Dave O’Neil. In 2002 the show won the best on-air team for the RAWARDS.