Wednesday 14 April 2021
Select a region

Jersey ex-broadcaster joins Huawei

Jersey ex-broadcaster joins Huawei

Thursday 04 July 2019

Jersey ex-broadcaster joins Huawei

A former broadcaster from Jersey has been appointed to head up part of Chinese tech giant Huawei’s media team at a time when the company is receiving global news coverage over ‘spying’ allegations.

Having worked extensively in the local media as a radio and television broadcaster, Katy Ringsdore has been announced as Huawei’s latest “high-profile” appointment to the tech company’s UK comms team.

With a ten-year journalistic career under her belt, Katy began a career in public relations and has worked at HSBC leading public relations of expat business across the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Hong Kong, Dubai and South Africa.

Locally, Katy is well-known for her work as a broadcaster with both Channel 103 and Channel Television.


Pictured: Katy has been appointed to head up the tech giant's media relations team.

Katy moves to Huawei from a wholly online bank Atom where she led communications. In her new role, she will lead the Media Relations team across the UK and Ireland – reporting to the company’s Communications Director Edward Brewster.

The appointment was announced by PRWeek – a PR and comms publication – which says that Katy “has a passion for integrated strategic communication and is obsessed with technology and innovation."


Pictured: Huawei have brought Katy onboard during a time when the company are attracting global news coverage.

She joins Huawei in the midst of growing security concerns about data security the safety of the smartphone provider’s infrastructure.  

Off the back of a blacklisting from the US Government, restrictions on Huawei tech are now being relaxed. 

PRWeek says that amongst this controversy: “Ringsdore’s appointment should help the technology firm gain more media traction in this market.”

Sign up to newsletter



Comments on this story express the views of the commentator only, not Bailiwick Publishing. We are unable to guarantee the accuracy of any of those comments.

Once your comment has been submitted, it won’t appear immediately. There is no need to submit it more than once. Comments are published at the discretion of Bailiwick Publishing, and will include your username.

There are no comments for this article.

To place a comment please login

You have landed on the Bailiwick Express website, however it appears you are based in . Would you like to stay on the site, or visit the site?