Raquel Hellman anchors and produces KIMT News 3 First at Four.
Raquel Hellman anchors and produces KIMT News 3 First at 4. She also often fill-in anchors other newscasts.
Raquel is a Minnesota native, growing up in Burnsville, a suburb of the Twin Cities. She joined the KIMT News 3 team in May 2011 after graduating with a degree in Television Broadcast Journalism from St. Cloud State University.
While at St. Cloud State, Raquel was very active in the award-winning campus television station, UTVS, where she reported, produced and anchored. She also served as UTVS News Director for 2 years.
Raquel is very active in the local community theatre scene. Continuing a passion that started when she was very young, she has acted in nearly a dozen plays over the past 7 years.
Raquel's other passion is animals. She is a self-proclaimed "crazy cat lady," and currently has 3 cats and a dog. She also volunteers with several animal rescue organizations.
Raquel loves connecting with the community. If you have a story idea or just want to say hi, send her an email at email@example.com.
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