Successful Greek TV host in Australia
Helen Kapalos is a TV personality, a journalist and is the Executive Producer, Writer and Director of the independent documentary «A life of its Own».
Kapalos was born on 17 March 1971 and she is proud of her Greek heritage.
In 1994, Kapalos began her career as a reporter on ABC Radio in Newcastle, Australia.
She spent several years in commercial radio and TV, including the Nine Network’s regional affiliate NBN, where she wrote, directed and produced an award-winning documentary on the closure of BHP, in 1998.
In 2001, she joined the Nine Network as a reporter on National Nine News where she covered breaking news events such as the Waterfall train disaster and the historic Sydney Gang rape trial, she also played a key role in the 2004 Athens Olympics coverage.
In 2006, she joined Network Ten, as a co-anchor on the five pm News at Five. Kapalos anchored several live broadcasts in that time such as the devastating 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires and the Christchurch earthquake.
The famous journalist had worked for all three commercial networks in Australia and the two public broadcasters and recently completed a rewarding career period with the Seven Network, hosting Today Tonight throughout 2013 in Sydney and Melbourne and joining the flagship Current Affairs program Sunday Night as a Senior Reporter.
Except of her successful career as a journalist, Kapalos is also the Executive Producer of “A Life Of Its Own” a documentary that examines the truth about medical marijuana. The Film will be released in June, 2015.
Kapalos is a keen ambassador for the state of Victoria where she is based and served two terms on the state government appointed board of Federation Square.
She is also an Ambassador for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation and an Advisory Committee member of the Big Issue.
The famous TV personality is also doing her Masters in Journalism because she believes that we should never stop learning and that we learn from everything.