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 joined Maori TV as its head of programming and moved to RNZ five years later, re-launching Checkpoint as the organisation's first foray into multimedia programming. Carol joined Stuff in June 2018 as the company's new Head of Video/Audio & Content Partnerships. Carol has worked in journalism for over 20 years 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

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