(born 2nd July
) is one of the current series producers of Emmerdale
, and formerly an assistant producer.
In April 2018, Kate and Laura Shaw were announced as the new series producers of Emmerdale, working with upcoming executive producer Jane Hudson on a rotational basis, following Iain MacLeod's move to Coronation Street. Her first episode was transmitted 14th August 2018.
Kate had previously served as an assistant producer on Emmerdale from 2017 until her promotion in 2018, and also worked as a storyliner on Hollyoaks in the mid-to-late 2000s.
In December 2018, Kate got engaged to Emmerdale actor Michelle Hardwick who plays Vanessa Woodfield. On 10th September 2019, Brooks and Hardwick got married at Graceland, Memphis.