Katy Weitz Biography

Katy Weitz

Katy Weitz believes that most people have an extraordinary story to tell and she specialises in bringing them to the public's attention. She started her career as a Feature Writer on the national newspapers 18 years ago and within a few short years, rose to become Features Editor. In 2005 she left to set up her own real-life story agency First Features Ltd and since then has sold stories to all parts of the national and international press as well as television. With a remarkable empathy for her clients, she quickly saw that some had stories which couldn’t be told completely in 1500 words or less so she negotiated to get clients publishing deals andghostwrote them after intensive interviewing.

Katy has a special skill in bringing the author’s voice to the page and drawing out the most dramatic parts to any story. A mum-of-two she is based in Sussex where she writes and runs a campsite with her partner Phil.

How I Found the Agency

Andrew’s name kept cropping up in conversation with all my favourite people and when I Googled him I saw he had an interest in representing ghosties. I loved the fact he answered his own phone and his positivity and enthusiasm convinced me he was the right agent for me. 

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