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Helen Kapalos

Helen believes journalism should value above all else the principles of truth and integrity and advocate causes where others are unable to have their voice heard. She is an outstanding professional MC, host and keynote speaker.

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Helen Kapalos Travels from VIC
Fee Range: .Up to $5000

Helen Kapalos's Biography

Helen began my career as a reporter on ABC Radio in Newcastle in 1994. It began a long career in broadcast news which also included a rewarding period at multicultural broadcaster SBS after winning a national scholarship.

 

She also spent several years in commercial radio and TV, including the Nine Network’s regional affiliate NBN, where she wrote, directed and produced an award-winning documentary on the closure of BHP, in 1998.

 

In 2001, Helen joined the Nine Network as a reporter on National Nine News where she covered breaking news events such as the Waterfall train disaster and the historic Sydney Gang rape trial.  She played a key role in the 2004 Athens Olympics coverage and was appointed host of the Late News program Nightline.

 

In 2006, Helen joined Network Ten, as a co-anchor on the five pm News at Five. She anchored several live broadcasts in that time such as the devastating 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires, and the Christchurch earthquake.

 

Helen has been fortunate enough to work for all three commercial networks in Australia and two public broadcasters and recently completed a rewarding career period with the Seven Network, hosting Today Tonight throughout 2013 in Sydney and Melbourne and joining the flagship Current Affairs program Sunday Night as a Senior Reporter.

 

Helen has recently returned to her first love, film-making and documentary work. She is the Executive Producer of A Life Of Its Own a documentary that examines the truth about medical marijuana. The Film will be released in June, 2015.

 

Helen is a keen ambassador for the state of Victoria where she served two terms on the state government appointed board of Federation Square.  She is also an Ambassador for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, An Advisory Committee member of the Big Issue, A Hawks Fan, and Liverpool in the EPL.

 

Helen is currently doing her Masters in Journalism.  She believes journalism should value above all else the principles of truth and integrity and advocate causes where others are unable to have their voice heard.

 

She is an outstanding professional MC, host and keynote speaker.