About Kate

kateKate is a journalist, media personality, television presenter, radio talent and columnist for The Sun-Herald.

A daughter of Australia’s racing royalty; Kate Waterhouse has grown up in the media spotlight. She is the daughter of leading thoroughbred trainer Gai Waterhouse and leading bookmaker Rob Waterhouse. She is the granddaughter of racing legend Tommy “TJ” Smith. 

Away from the racetrack, Kate is making every post a winner. Kate began her career a journalist after being the Style Editor for the Sunday Telegraph before she went on to become the Fashion Editor for The Sun-Herald where she reported on the latest fashion news and current trends.

Currently a freelance fashion writer Kate also has her own weekly Date with Kate column, featured in The Sun-Herald. Here she interviews the most sought out local and international personalities of the moment, with a list that includes Kim Kardashian, Cameron Diaz, Eva Longoria, Baz Luhrmann, Nicole Richie, Miranda Kerr, Elle Macpherson and Dita Von Teese.

In 2013 Kate started her popular fashion, lifestyle and personal style blog katewaterhouse.com where she reports on fashion, trends, beauty, lifestyle as well as featuring candid celebrity interviews. Her website quickly became a fashion destination for her loyal dedicated readers and has secured its place as one of the most popular blogs in Australia. Since 2014, Kate is one of five main cast members of the reality show Fashion Bloggers on Foxtel’s E! Channel. Currently in production of the second season, the show follows the fast-paced lives of Australia’s top independent Fashion Bloggers. 

Kate’s followed a career in journalism after studying a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication as well as a diploma in Graphic Design. Kate’s achievements in journalism include working with leading newspapers and magazines in Australia and internationally; including The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, The Sun-Herald and Sydney Morning Herald. Kate has also contributed works to various magazine publications such as Vogue.com, Australia’s Woman’s Weekly and Germany’s Vanity Fair where she had the worldwide exclusive interview with the King of Tonga during his coronation. 

Kate has also been the face and presenter of Foxtel’s Lifestyle YOU channel and also does regular racing, fashion and entertainment related TV segments for various networks. She has been a co-host for Brisbane’s MMM radio during the Brisbane Racing Carnivals. Kate has been involved with local and international brands, she was the David Jones Racewear ambassador for six years as well as the face and ambassador for Hardy Brother’s 160th anniversary year and most recently Kate is an ambassador for Lexus Australia and ONLY Flemington. She is represented by RGM Artists Management.