Hélène Biandudi Hofer

Award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker, TV news magazine host and producer. Creator of The Empty Hanger, a documentary news series currently in production by Hélène's media group, HBH Enterprises.

CURRENT PROJECTS

NEED TO KNOW, WXXI-TV, PBS
Hélène is the host and producer of WXXI’s award-winning weekly news magazine show, Need to Know. The program seeks to tackle regional issues beyond 30-second soundbites by devoting itself to tough topics and stories of depth including the issue of poverty, human trafficking, challenges in and for Rochester area schools, understanding and tackling issues of race and racism, and more.


THE EMPTY HANGER, HBH ENTERPRISES

The Empty Hanger is an original documentary series created and produced by Hélène’s media group, HBH Enterprises, LLC. The series uncovers the stories, people, history and psychology behind the clothes we wear. The Empty Hanger explores how clothing and dress not only impact culture and everyday life, but can also be used as a tool for social change. Hélène serves as the host for the series and the creator behind its online site: www.theemptyhanger.tv


NOT IN OUR TOWN | COMMUNITY-ORIENTED POLICING IN AMERICA: CAMDEN, NJ
Hélène served as a producer for the Not In Our Town documentary in Camden, New Jersey, focused on community-oriented policing, the cornerstone of President Obama's 21st century policing strategy. 


UNTITLED ARTS DOCUMENTARY
Hélène/HBH Enterprises is working in collaboration with Blue Sky Productions chronicling the work of a muralist embarking on her most rigorous project to date.


UNTITLED SPORTS DOCUMENTARY
Hélène/HBH Enterprises is currently working with two veteran journalists on a sports documentary revealing the yet-to-be-told story of one of America’s greatest sports heroes.