Before entering public relations, Kate was a journalist. She wrote and edited for Canadian national newspaper The Globe and Mail, Czech Radio International, Deutsche Welle International and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She received her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Toronto and her journalism degree from Ryerson University.
Kate L. Barrette is a Managing Director at RooneyPartners specializing in media relations and content strategy and development. She works closely with clients across sectors including asset management, financial advisory, biotech and healthcare. Previously, Kate served as Vice President at Ben-Abraham Public Relations (BAA), where she focused on media relations and content development for clients including Bessemer Trust, Silvercrest Asset Management, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Ameriprise.