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 (2)

Auckland City Mission HomeGround Celebration 2018

Carol was the MC at our recent “Will you be there?” event in celebration of our donors who have supported our capital campaign to rebuild the Auckland City Mission. Her ability to engage with the entire audience with warmth, grace and professionalism added another dimension to the success of this event. We felt honoured to welcome her to our team on the night.

Mandy Mee - Auckland City Mission

HomeGround Campaign Manager