Carol Hirschfeld


MC, Presenter, Journalist, Media Personality

Carol Hirschfeld is New Zealand's beloved broadcaster. She is best known for her role as a TV3 News presenter alongside John Campbell from 1998 until 2005. Together the pair also created and produced Home Truths, a late night interview show, and A Queen's Tour, a travel series retracing Queen Elizabeth II's royal tour of New Zealand in 1952. In 2009, Carol became Head of Programming at Maori Television until her more recent position as the Head of Content at Radio New Zealand. Carol recently departed RNZ and is looking forward to her new role at Stuff where she will be the company's new Head of Video/Audio & Content Partnerships. Carol has worked in journalism for over 20 years now and is an accomplished editor, producer and reporter.


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


Elizabeth (Lizzie) Leuchars l Corporate Events Man

thank you so much for being our wonderful MC ... and thank you for being there! Having you involved empowered this event – your presence gave it the gravitas it deserved.

Your easy warmth reflected and embraced everyone in the room – you were perfect!!!

I am thrilled you are keen to do it all again next year... we are on!

Turning the Tide – International Women’s Cocktail Event 2017