Cate Malek lived in the West Bank for five years where she worked as an editor and taught English at Bethlehem University. She is now studying journalism at the University of Texas in Austin.
Cate Malek began working with Mateo Hoke in 2001, while studying journalism at the University of Colorado–Boulder. Their interest in human rights journalism began on a project in which they spent eight months interviewing undocumented Mexican immigrants about their daily lives.
Cate now lives in the West Bank where she works as an editor and teaches English at Bethlehem University. She previously worked as a newspaper reporter, receiving multiple Colorado Press Association Awards.