Ekaterina was born in Orenburg.
In 2009, she graduated from the Sergei Rachmaninoff Novgorod Regional College of Arts as a theatre director.
In 2014, she graduated from the directors’ department of the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography, where she specialised in directing television programmes. During her studies, she made two shorts that received awards at Russian and international film festivals: «Inheritor» (2013) and «Flying-Away Monakhov» (2014).
Since 2011, Ekaterina has worked as a TV screenwriter and documentary film director for several production companies and Russian national television channels.
She joined RTD Documentary Channel in 2016.