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 Imprint-TV.com, 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.

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Education
5:05 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

ROC Parents & Teachers Protest Teacher Tenure Lawsuit

Several Rochester school teachers, parents and advocacy groups are protesting a lawsuit challenging New York’s teacher tenure system.

The lawsuit was filed this week in Albany Supreme Court and alleges teacher tenure in the state protects poor performing teachers by making it harder for them to get fired or to improve classroom instruction.

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