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Kelly Nestor

Kelly Nestor is a broadcast presenter, producer, trainer and event compere/Master of Ceremonies.Growing up in the Outback town of Broken Hill, Kelly was taught to play straight, be brave and keep smiling – all qualities which have...

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Kelly Nestor's Biography

Kelly Nestor is a broadcast presenter, producer, trainer and event compere/Master of Ceremonies.


Growing up in the Outback town of Broken Hill, Kelly was taught to play straight, be brave and keep smiling – all qualities which have earned her the trust of millions of Australians to deliver their news, host their events and help get to the heart of their issues.
In 20 years communications experience, Kelly has:
• Presented the inauguration of President Barack Obama from Washington DC for Channel 9’s South Australian audience.
• Anchored during the Asian tsunami disaster, the 9/11 attacks and the 2004 Athens Olympics for The Ten Network’s Adelaide news hour.
• Anchored six-hourly shifts on Sky News Australia, the nation’s only 24-hour TV news channel.
• Covered the death of Princess Diana while working in London for Associated Press TV and ESPN
• Presented television and radio news for the national broadcaster, ABC TV, and reported for the country’s premier analysis program, “The 7.30 Report”.
• Consulted for ABC TV during the broadcaster’s move into studio automation in 2006.
• Co-hosted the TV weeknight news for Channel 9 Adelaide, chosen to fill the post left by esteemed veteran broadcaster, Kevin Crease.
• Compered and facilitated dozens of high profile business and government-related events.
• Produced multimedia projects and audio/video pieces for clients requiring international broadcast quality production expertise.
• Coached and directed federal election candidates in their own video presentations.
• Produced television pilots from concept creation to reality and pitched them internationally.
Kelly Nestor is a co-founder of Spruikit, a national consultancy which coaches people in public speaking and presentation skills. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism Studies from the University of South Australia and is a Golden Key International Honour Society member (recognising outstanding academic achievement).
Kelly is well respected for her tireless work with not-for-profit organisations. After losing most of her family to cancer, she takes great pride in her role as ambassador to the Cancer Council of South Australia. She is also a champion of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.
In 2009 Kelly Nestor was entered into the Who’s Who of Australian Women and awarded Better Hearing Australia's Best Television Newsreader.