Katie Arnold (OO) is an award-winning filmmaker and investigative journalist who makes current affairs programming for top broadcasters including Channel 4, the BBC and Al Jazeera. Katie’s films focus on major human rights issues, from genocide to human trafficking, and her pursuit of these stories has taken her to five continents and numerous hostile environments.

Katie has a particular interest in Myanmar, a country that she’s been reporting on for eight years, and she is one of the few international journalists to have reported from inside rebel-held territory since the outbreak of civil war in 2021. Her investigative documentary Myanmar: The Forgotten Revolution earned a five star review in the Guardian and has been nominated for multiple awards, including a prestigious Peabody Award. The Yazidis’ Secret Children, an investigation into the Yazidi community’s refusal to accept children born to ISIS rape victims, won a One World Media award. Katie also worked as a field producer on the BAFTA award-winning film Myanmar’s Killing Fields about the 2017 Rohingya genocide.