Katharine prides herself on being booked to host Events year on year and is credited with being the World's best in vision Stadium host. Her versatility means she is as much at home hosting an intimate corporate Dinner or Annual Awards Ceremony as she is in front of a stadium full of 75,000 fans. Her regular work involves Worldwide travel and has seen her host or stadium commentate on a wide range of events : Host 2018 and 2017 IAAF Awards Ceremony in Monaco, World Indoor Championships, Stadium commentate on European Champs, European Indoor Champs, Olympic Trials, Host and Stadium commentate on Diamond League Athletics Events (UK & USA), Invictus Games, Commentate on Sky Netball Super League and England Netball Events, Street Athletics National Finals, UKA Awards, England Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner, Manchester Sports Awards and other Business Awards and Corporate Events.
Along side hosting sporting Events Katharine is also a sought after stadium commentator. Regularly lead commentating for thousands on major British Events indoors and outdoors including the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix and UK Championships.
Katharine had two roles at the 2014 European Championships in Zurich. Infield host and doing all the field event commentary from the infield!
"Who better to host the World's best indoor Event, than the World's best Infield Presenter, Katharine Merry" ... Andy Kay, Event Presentation Consultant
"We always check Kath's diary before we book the venue for our Manchester Sports Awards" … Lindsay Johnson, Principal Sports Development Officer.
Post retirement Katharine has also established herself as a engaging insightful and entertaining speaker for a variety of organisations from corporate companies like Lloyds to those in the sporting & teaching World. Inspiring all with her journey from a 10 year old with an Olympic dream to being an Olympic medallist. Sharing her journey and the skills and disciplines involved.