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

First-of-its-kind donation to Rochester Ronald McDonald House

ExperiCorps is donating $11,000 to the Ronald McDonald House through a unique, new partnership.

Central Gardens Upgrade 2020 Capital Campaign

The goal is to raise $220,000 for upgrades to the gardens.

How do you pronounce "Mower?"

Do you say it like Joe Mauer? Or like lawnmower? We are getting to the bottom of this debate once and for all.

August Giving Your Best Volunteer of the Month

This month's honoree is Leigh Trembath, of Clear Lake.

Mayo Clinic partnering with Boston Scientific for new venture

Motion Medical will be located at One Discovery Square

Ride safety at the Olmsted County Free Fair

We talk with a ride supervisor about what they do to make sure everyone has fun and stays safe.

Music stars perform at the Olmsted County Free Fair

Lee Brice and Nelly took the stage at the grandstand.

Nice weather for the Olmsted County Free Fair

Fair organizers hope the great weather brings in great crowds.

Social media partnership between City of Albert Lea and the Albert Lea Community Theatre

Local actors will be helping the city create creative social media posts.

July Volunteer of the Month: Forest City veteran goes the extra mile for community

This month we're honoring Wayne Johns.

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