Helen Kapalos

October 23, 2014

In 2006, I joined Network Ten, as a co-anchor on the five pm News at Five. I was often called on to utilise my journalism credentials to anchor live reports on breaking stories for the Network, such as the devastating 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires, and the Christchurch earthquake.

Last year I joined the Seven Network, which marked a really rewarding phase of my career. I hosted Today Tonight throughout 2013 in Sydney and Melbourne. The highlights for me were stories such as the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, and Sophie Delezio ten years on, a truly inspiring girl. This year I started work on the flagship Current Affairs program Sunday Night. It’s a dream job for me. One of the stories I am most of proud of aired recently on the miracle ofcochlear implants.

Last year I stepped down as the Senior Director on the state government appointed board of Federation Square. It was a privilege serving on the Board for six years, and I remain a Friend of Federation Square for life. I am also an Ambassador for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, An Advisory Committee member of the Big Issue, An Ambassador for the Victorian Farmers Markets Association, A mad Hawks and Melbourne Victory Fan, and Liverpool in the EPL. I believe in cycling, but not lycra.. at least not for me. :) and I am a proud Greek Australian who spends a month each year visiting my poppa in Northern Greece.

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