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Full Name  Cathy Rodgers
Name  Cathy Rogers
Education  University of Oxford
Music groups  Heavenly, Marine Research
Occupation  Presenter, musician
Role  Television producer
TV shows  Scrapheap Challenge
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Born  28 May 1968 (age 47) (1968-05-28) Lancashire, England, UK
Nominations  Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Series
Albums  Heavenly vs Satan, Le Jardin de Heavenly, Operation Heavenly, The Decline and Fall o, Sounds from the Gulf Strea
Similar People  Lisa Rogers, Robert Llewellyn, Amelia Fletcher, Dick Strawbridge, George Gray

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Cathy Rogers (born 28 May 1968) is an English television executive, producer, presenter and musician. She is best known as the presenter of the British reality competition series Scrapheap Challenge and its American counterpart Junkyard Wars, as well as for being the keyboardist for the indie pop band Heavenly.

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Rogers was born in Lancashire, England. She studied medicine at the University of Oxford, gaining a master's degree in Health Policy. Rogers joined the BBC as a producer in the early 1990s, specialising in scientific documentaries, including work on the long-running series Horizon. During the same period, she played keyboards and sang vocals in the twee pop group Heavenly.

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In 1995 Rogers moved to the independent production company RDF Media, where she helped devise and produced the popular Channel 4 technology reality game show Scrapheap Challenge, known in North America as Junkyard Wars. She appeared onscreen as co-presenter of Scrapheap Challenge from the second series onwards until 2001 when Lisa Rogers (no relation) took over, and of Junkyard Wars for the first three series until replaced by Karyn Bryant. She also created and hosted a related programme, Full Metal Challenge. She continued her popular music career as well, playing with the Heavenly spinoff Marine Research in the late 1990s.

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In 2001 Rogers was promoted to creative director at RDF Media's new Los Angeles centre, where she oversaw the company's activities in the United States, including the American versions of popular shows such as Faking It and Wife Swap. She then ran an olive farm in Loro Piceno, Italy, and set up a tree adoption scheme. She published an account of her time in Italy as The Dolce Vita Diaries. In 2009 she returned to RDF Media as creative director.

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