Carol Hirschfeld


MC, Presenter, Journalist, Media Personality

With a career spanning more than 30 years, Carol Hirschfeld is a beloved and respected New Zealand journalist, broadcaster, presenter and producer. She became a familiar face while working as co-presenter of 3 News alongside John Campbell for 7 years. Carol then went on to become producer of renowned current affairs show Campbell Live. Together, John and Carol also created and produced late night interview show Home Truths and travel series A Queen’s Tour. She also voiced her very own caricature on the hilarious Bro Town! Since leaving TV3, Carol has worked across a variety of media outlets, such as head of programming at Māori TV and head of content and news at Radio NZ. Currently, Carol is head of video, audio and content partnerships at Stuff. In 2017, Carol was honoured as one of their Distinguished Alumni by Auckland University.

With decades of experience in public speaking, MCing and facilitating panels, Carol has mastered the art of connecting with audiences. Always engaging, warm and welcoming, Carol is one of the country's most experienced all-round hosts.


Auckland, New Zealand

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Compere/MC, Live Performance Host, Panellist, Speech Writer


Broadcasting, Community Work , Food & Wine, Gardening, Health & Lifestyle, Literature / Books, Producing, Research, Travel, Writing

Testimonials (3)

ANZLF September 2019

The Australia New Zealand Forum was great and Carol was truly a pleasure to work with as MC – she was very professional and played an important role in ensuring the day ran smoothly!

Morgann Price

Trans – Tasman Business Circle