Helena Carter is an experienced freelance presenter and reporter, having worked for ITV News and ITN Productions for a decade.
She is also a fitness and travel presenter, which has taken her across the globe, from the glorious heights of Machu Picchu Mountain to the deep mines of Bolivia’s Potosí.
Helena has reported from major events, including the London 2012 Olympics, the Grenfell Tower disaster and the London Bridge attacks, and have successfully led several independent investigations.
She can frequently be found questioning top politicians and interviewing A-list celebrities. Helena’s engaging, warm style ensures she gets the very best out of her interviewees.
Not one to say no to a challenge, Helena has done everything from presenting while wing-walking at 5000 feet, to a how-to-do-a-headstand session on a helipad overlooking Necker Island in 40-degree heat!
As a reporter for ITN Productions’ Industry News programming, Helena Carter works with leading bodies and national associations across the UK, Europe and the US, telling stories that shape the world through dedicated industry-specific programmes targeted at those involved in the various sectors.
Helena also presents for and provides media training to high-profile corporate clients, including Facebook, NHS and The Open University.
Before working for ITV National News, she produced and reported for Good Morning Britain. Furthermore, she presented and reported for regional ITV News, where she was also a sports correspondent.
Before presenting, Helena was a teacher in France which benefitted her later role as a presenter for Teachers’ TV.
As well as broadcasting, Helena can often be found speaking at prestigious events or appearing on panels across the country; this includes representing media at the House of Commons speaking alongside Michael Sheen, hosting press nights and even auctioneering!
Helena can also be found hosting product launches and conferences in the automotive industry.
Helena studied Modern and Medieval Languages (French and Spanish) at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge. Furthermore, she gained a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism at City University.
Also, Helena writes for luxury lifestyle and travel magazines, fusing her love of travel with her love of writing. She specialises in luxury and experiential travel, with food also proving an essential feature of her articles!