Kelly Nestor - Biography


Nestor was born and raised in Broken Hill, New South Wales, but made her name as a news presenter in Adelaide.

Nestor studied for a Bachelor in Arts (Journalism) from 1987 to 1989 at the South Australian College of Advanced Education's Magill Campus, now part of the University of South Australia in Adelaide. Nestor began work as a reporter at Central TV Network (GTS BKN) in Port Pirie in 1989.

Nestor moved to the ABC in Adelaide and worked as a journalist and presenter for South Australia's ABC News as well as the presenter of Stateline for almost three years. She also worked as a reporter, producer and presenter for the Adelaide version of The 7:30 Report at the ABC.

Nestor became the weekday presenter of ABC News in Adelaide and later moved to Melbourne to present Ten News at Five Adelaide, which is produced in Melbourne. Following a number of years as presenter of Ten News at Five, Nestor left the Network Ten to pursue a career in Los Angeles at KNBC TV. However the breakdown of her relationship and job prospect saw her moving to Sydney where she became a part time presenter with Sky News Australia.

On 19 September 2007, following the death of Kevin Crease in April that year, it was announced that Nestor would return to Adelaide to present Nine News. Nestor began as presenter of Nine News on 8 October 2007, working alongside Rob Kelvin. In February 2008, Nestor started casual radio work presenting the afternoon programme on Adelaide talk radio station (5AA) FIVEaa.

On 26 November 2009, one day after the axing of the local A Current Affair was announced, Nestor announced live on air that her contract with NWS9 was not going to be renewed next year and she'll finish on 18 December 2009.

Preceded by
Kevin Crease
Nine News Adelaide
Presenter with Rob Kelvin

Succeeded by
Michael Smyth
Preceded by
Nikki Dwyer
Ten News at Five Adelaide
Presenter with George Donikian

Succeeded by
Rebecca Morse
Preceded by
Michael Smyth
ABC News Adelaide
Weekend Presenter

1998- 2000
Succeeded by
Michael Smyth
Preceded by
Michael Smyth
ABC News Adelaide
Weekday Presenter

2000- 2001
Succeeded by
Dominique Schwartz
Nine News presenters
  • Georgie Gardner
  • Wendy Kingston
  • Amber Sherlock
  • Deborah Knight
  • Peter Overton
  • Georgie Gardner
  • Melissa Downes
  • Andrew Lofthouse
  • Eva Milic
  • Bruce Paige
  • Peter Hitchener
  • Alicia Loxley
  • Jo Hall
  • Kate Collins
  • Will McDonald
  • Greg Pearce
  • Louise Momber
  • Ebbeny Faranda
  • Jonathan Uptin
  • Ben Fordham
  • Cameron Williams
  • Tim Sheridan
  • Tim Gilbert
  • Andrew Voss
  • Wally Lewis
  • Ian Healy
  • Steve Haddan
  • Ken Sutcliffe
  • Tony Jones
  • Clint Stanaway
  • Kym Dillon
  • Tom Rehn
  • Mark Readings
  • Peter Vlahos
  • Michelle Buckworth
  • Steven Jacobs
  • Natalie Gruzlewski
  • Amber Sherlock
  • Garry Youngberry
  • Paul Burt
  • Livinia Nixon
  • Brenton Ragless
  • Angela Tsun
  • Candice Barnes
  • Ross Greenwood
  • Mike Bailey
  • Stephanie Brantz
  • Kellie Connolly
  • Anna Coren
  • Kevin Crease
  • Ellen Fanning
  • Mark Ferguson
  • Heather Foord
  • Troy Grey
  • Sharyn Ghidella
  • Grant Hackett
  • Brian Henderson
  • Helen Kapalos
  • Rob Kelvin
  • Mike London
  • Georgina McGuinness
  • Dixie Marshall
  • Keith Martyn
  • Xavier Minniecon
  • Mike Munro
  • Brian Naylor
  • Kelly Nestor
  • Bruce Paige
  • John Riddell
  • Hugh Riminton
  • Ian Ross
  • Sharlyn Sarac
  • Jaynie Seal
  • Michael Smyth
  • Matt Tinney
  • Jim Waley
  • Kim Watkins
  • Jillian Whiting
  • Majella Wiemers
  • Peter Holland
  • Jana Wendt
Ten News presenters
  • Natarsha Belling
  • Hamish Macdonald
  • Matt Doran
  • Hermione Kitson
News at Five
  • Georgina Lewis
  • Sandra Sully
  • Mal Walden
  • Rebecca Morse
  • Narelda Jacobs
  • Jonathan Williams
  • Brad McEwan
  • Stephen Quartermain
  • Mark Aiston
  • Tim Gossage
  • Tim Bailey
  • Mike Larkan
  • Jane Reilly
  • Michael Schultz
  • Jana Wendt
  • Juanita Phillips
  • Ron Wilson
  • David Johnston
  • Deborah Knight
  • Marie-Louise Theile
  • Jessica Rowe
  • Jennifer Hansen
  • Bill Woods
  • Kelly Nestor
  • Helen Kapalos
  • Charmaine Dragun
  • Tracey Spicer
  • Graeme Goodings
  • George Donikian
  • Belinda Heggen
  • Ryan Phelan
  • Craig Smart
  • Tim Webster
  • Bruce Paige
  • Matthew White
  • Anne Fulwood
  • Michael Voss
  • Amanda McLeay
  • Bill McDonald

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