Kelly Nestor

Broadcaster, MC, Host & Speaker

Kelly Nestor is a renowned broadcast presenter, news anchor and reporter who is as comfortable in the newsroom as she is in the presenter’s chair. She is also an in demand MC, speaker and moderator.

Kelly is the co-founder of her business SPRUIKIT, which coaches people in public speaking and presentation skills. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism Studies from the University of S.A. and is a Golden Key International Honour Society member (recognising outstanding academic achievement).

With over 20 years experience in Australia’s major television networks Kelly has earned the trust of millions of Australians to deliver their news, break stories and help get to the heart of issues. She has covered a multitude of nationally and internationally significant stories including:

  • Presented the inauguration of President Barack Obama from Washington DC for Channel 9’s South Australian audience.
  • Anchored during the Asian tsunami disaster, the 9/11 attacks and the 2004 Athens Olympics for The Ten Network’s Adelaide news hour.
  • Covered the death of Princess Diana while working in London for Associated Press TV and ESPN.

In addition, Kelly Nestor’s impressive broadcasting experience has included anchoring six-hourly shifts on Sky News Australia, the nation’s only 24-hour TV news channel; presenting television and radio news for the national broadcaster, ABC TV, and reporting for the country’s premier analysis programme, The 7.30 Report.

Kelly has consulted for ABC TV during the broadcaster’s move into studio automation in 2006 and she co-hosted the TV weeknight news for Channel 9 Adelaide, filling the post left by esteemed veteran broadcaster, Kevin Crease.

Kelly has been co-anchor of the 6pm National Nine News bulletin in Adelaide and during summer 2007/08 was a member of the highly successful breakfast radio team on South Australia’s Radio 5AA as well as a ‘fill-in’ host for the station’s afternoon show.

She is highly regarded for her intelligence, warm personality and clear communication and has received numerous Media Awards for excellence in journalism. Kelly Nestor was awarded the Best On Screen Personality from Better Hearing Australia (SA) in 2000, and the Best Newsreader in the Clear Speech awards in 1999.

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