Kate Roff is the founding editor of Peace News. She has worked for several news agencies (such as New Zealand's APN News and Media and Detroit's Metromode) as a writer, reviewer, editor, and researcher. While she has lived in many wonderful corners of the world, she always enjoys returning to her homeland, Australia.
Kate holds an MA in Political Science (University of Canterbury), Diploma of Education, and BA in Journalism and Cultural Studies (Curtin University of Technology). She contributed to Politics and the Media (2nd edition) and was a youth adviser to the US Ambassador to New Zealand. She is passionate about media studies, specifically focusing on the industry’s role in politics, international relations, gender issues, conflict resolution, and peace-building.