Shelly Horton

Journalist, TV presenter, keynote speaker, emcee and proud peri and menopause warrior.

Shelly Horton is a journalist, TV presenter, keynote speaker, emcee, runs her own company ShellShocked Media and is an out-and-proud peri warrior.

She appears weekly on Channel Nine delivering opinion segments and is the health and lifestyle presenter for 9Honey.

Her career highlights (outside of the current seven years at Nine) include 11 years reporting for the ABC, eight years as a presenter on Channel Seven and six years as a journalist at Fairfax.

Shelly has been a long-time advocate for women’s health including publicly speaking up to destigmatise topics such as a woman’s choice to be childfree, PCOS, dense breasts, depression and peri/menopause.

She has co-created online and in-person educational courses about confidencehealth advocacymedia training and peri/menopause in the workplace.

She has been a corporate trainer for 25 years helping companies communicate effectively internally and externally. The natural-born conversationalist has spun her magic with some of the country’s biggest organisations including Australian Digital Health Agency, Johnson & Johnson, Bond University Medical Faculty, Channel Nine, University of Sydney and SpecSavers.

She’s an ambassador for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Too Good, Pink Hope and HER Mental Health.

She is a member of the International Menopause Society.

She’s too busy to put up with her peri symptoms, but it’s rare to see her without a fan.

Cropped photo of Shelly Horton, founder of Don't Sweat It.

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