Ongoing Coverage:

Hélène Biandudi Hofer

Need to Know Host

Hélène Biandudi Hofer is host and producer of WXXI TV's Need to Know Rochester, an award-winning, half-hour weekly news and public affairs program. Hélène joined the station in September 2010 as the host of All Things Considered.

Before moving to Rochester, Hélène worked at the CBS Primetime show 48 Hours Mystery in New York City. While at CBS she contributed to several documentary specials for the network including the tragedy at Virginia Tech, the tribute to news icon Walter Cronkite, the inauguration of Barack Obama and the CBS/VOGUE Fashion’s Night Out program.

In addition to her work at the network, Hélène co-founded the online news site, an online hub for positive news stories. While in New York City, she served as reporter, producer and writer for the website.

Hélène is a graduate of New York University’s Broadcast Journalism program. After graduation, she returned to her hometown, Columbus, Ohio, where she worked as an associate producer for WBNS-TV.


Need To Know
10:23 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Coming Up On NTK: Refugee Suicide Prevention, NYS of Health Marketplace & The Change Agents

Watch Need to Know with host Hélène Biandudi Hofer this Thursday at 8pm on WXXI-TV, Channel 21.1 and Cable 11 or 1221.

7:30 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Spencerport Considers Urban-Suburban Program

One Rochester-area school superintendent says the Urban-Suburban program is a “win-win” for everyone involved, but there are misconceptions that constantly need to be addressed.

That’s according to West Irondequoit Superintendent Jeff Crane. His comments come after the Spencerport School Board opted to postpone a vote on the program until January 2015.

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