Little BBC Media Action manager, Kate Mitchell. /BBC
Everybody at BBC Media Action is stunned and disheartened by the horrible news that our dearest partner, Kate Mitchell, was killed in Nairobi on 19 November.
Kate was a senior undertaking administrator with BBC Media Action and had been with us for quite some time, working in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Zambia and London.
Kate was positive, fun, driven and incredibly skilled, and her work had a gigantic effect to numerous networks, and to Media Action’s main goal of utilizing media and correspondence to address neediness and disparity all throughout the planet.
Caroline Nursey, BBC Media Action Chief Executive Officer, said:
“We are totally stunned and alarmed by this horrible news.
“Kate was a much-cherished individual from staff, and was notable across our entire association, particularly by our groups in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Zambia, and London.
“We send our most profound sympathies to her family and her numerous companions all throughout the planet.”
Peter Mitchell, Kate’s sibling, said for his family:
‘Kate was a profoundly darling girl, sister and companion, and we are simply starting to understand the size of her misfortune.
‘Kate adored her work and was energetic in her endeavors to make the world a superior spot. She leaves behind many, numerous cherished companions and partners all throughout the planet. We need to stretch out our feelings to each and every individual who knew, worked with and cherished her, and our earnest much obliged for the many messages of solace we have gotten.
‘We are working with FCDO and with Kate’s partners at BBC Media Action to get what occurred. The conditions encompassing her demise are as yet being researched, and we would request you to overlook theory in parts from the press and via web-based media.
‘We request that everybody regard our family’s security as we lament Kate’s misfortune’.
BBC Media Action is proceeding to work with the UK government to build up precisely what occurred and will give whatever help we can to the Kenyan specialists exploring. Her passing isn’t accepted to be connected to her work.
Our most unfathomable sympathies go to her family and her numerous companions all throughout the planet. An internet based book of sympathies will be accessible for her current and previous associates.