Raquel Hellman

Raquel Hellman anchors and produces KIMT News 3 First at Four.

Title: Anchor/Producer

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 raquel.hellman@kimt.com.

Recent Posts by Raquel Hellman

Upstage Theatre needs your support

The theatre is in the middle of their first season, but they need donations and volunteers so they can stay afloat.

DMC Sustainability Series: Preparing sustainable, locally-sourced holiday meals

An award-winning Rochester chef shows us how to go green this holiday season and waste less.

What's next with Destination Medical Center? 'Bringing organizations and groups together like never before to solve for our future'

The Destination Medical Center Corporation board held its final meeting of the year, giving updates on some of the big projects.

The 411 on 911

Rochester dispatchers explain when you should call 911, and when you should opt for the non-emergency line.

Inflatable lungs teach students about the danger of vaping

The inflatable lungs were at Albert Lea High School as part of Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

November Volunteer of the Month goes the extra mile for southern MN animal shelter

This month we are recognizing Liz Coughlin, who volunteers at the Mower County Humane Society.

The Battle Against FTD

A local woman shares her family's battle with the devastating disease. Mayo Clinic has received a grant to fund FTD research.

Fundraising for Marion Ross statue

An effort is underway to put a statue of the actress in front of the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center in Albert Lea.

Fashion for a Cure

Local college students raise money for the American Cancer Society.

Rochester Salvation Army Community Coat Drive distribution

Coats are distributed to Rochester residents who need them.

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