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Hellen is always happy to make time to speak to the media. Please feel free to contact her via email (link to or by phone (905) 829-2219 for interviews, tips or media appearances.

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From the hit HGTV show Neat


Television Appearances

In addition to hosting 3 seasons of Neat on HGTV Canada (also shown in the US, UK, Australia, South Africa, Israel, etc.) Hellen has appeared as a guest expert on several TV shows, including:

Canada AM, CTV
Tips and Tricks on Organizing

Canada AM Jan 2014

The Marilyn Denis Show, CTV
Top Time Wasters

Top Time Wasters video


Steven and Chris, CBC
How to Organize Your Paperwork
Overcoming Procrastination
Creating a Dream Board
Time Management Tips
Time Savers for Busy Parents
Reaching Your Goals
Organizing Your Wallet
Finding Focus

Entertainment Tonight (ET Canada), Global TV
Organizing Music, TV and Film composer Asher Lenz’s condo
Organizing Rick Campanelli’s House
Organizing Comedien Jenn Robertson’s kitchen

Gill Deacon, CBC:
Closet Makeover for jazz musician Jane Bunnett
Taking the Stress Out of Mess
Organize Your Junk Drawer
Organize Kids’ Artwork

CityLine, City TV:
Organize Your Photos
Closet Organzing Products
Kitchen Organzing Products

Global Morning News:
Top 5 Ways to Get Organized
Organize Your Household Papers/Bills
Declutter the Kitchen

Canada AM, CTV

Breakfast Television, City TV, Calgary

Designer Guys, HGTV

Christine Cushing Live, Food Network

Christine Cushing: Cook with Me, Food Network

Kitchen Equipped, Food Network

Family Restaurant, Food Network

The Mom Show, Slice (formerly Life Network), Organize Your Purse

Urban Rush, Shaw TV Vancouver

Studio 4 with Fanny Kiefer, Shaw TV Vancouver

Fine Print


In addition to being a regular contributor to Home Digest, Home Decor & Renovations, and Whatever Vaughan, Hellen’s work has been highlighted in the following publications:

Best Health
April ’11, 7 Tricks to Boost Your Productivity

Oct. 10, ’11, What your Clutter Says About You

May ‘08, Garage Makeover

April ‘09, Mess With Success

Parents Canada
June ‘10, Order in The House

Style at Home
March 2007, Nowhere to go but up!
Oct. 2005, So you want to be a makeover?
Sept. 2004, Inside Design

Today’s Parent
Oct. ‘07, Front hall Fix-ups
Jan. 2006, Resolution: Organize my Home

Renovation & Decor
Fall 2005, Your Organizing Style
Summer 2005, House Calls, Home Spree, Reality Check,

April/May 2004, Dirty thoughts

West of the City
Nov./Dec. 2004 The Gift of No Thing
Sept. 2004, Neat Freak

CAA Magazine
Feb. 07, Mind the Mess; why keeping you car clean and organized

Seneca Alumni
Vol 2, 2004, Profile

Jan 2007, From Toastmasters to Hit TV Show

Nov. 06, More joy, less stress
Aug. 08, Organize Your Closet
Holiday 08, Get your House Guest-Ready

Feb 2007, Clutter Busters

Canadian Living
May 2006, Editors Pick

TV Guide
Dec. 24, 2005, Pack Rats 911
Sept. 24, 2005, Home school
June 11, 2005, Pop Quiz
April 30, 2005, Spring Fling
April 3, 2004, Neat freak

Canadian Health and Lifestyle
Winter 05/06, Simple do’s & don’ts

New Homes and Condos
July 3, 2006, Lighten the load, written by Hellen Buttigieg

Impact Magazine
Nov./Dec. 2006, Getting Organized

Luxury decor and renovation
Jan. 2007, How to Transform Your Kitchen, written by Hellen Buttigieg


Toronto Star
Dec. 14, 2006, You don’t have to be Martha Stewart
Nov. 11, 2006, Overstuffed closet, messy floor
Sept. 21, 2006, Washing up in high style
Jan. 5, 2006, New Year, same mess
Sept. 18, 2004, Clutter can get in the way of goals
May 8, 2003, The art of de-thugging

National Post
April 14, 2011, Wellbeing: Indulge the Urge to Purge
April 15, 2006, The 15-minutes-a-day solution to decluttering
April 9, 2005, What the other side of clutter looks like
May 3, 2003, Cottage Clutter

Toronto Sun
April 14, 2006, The Organizing Gene
April 23, 2005, Clean Sweep
April 1/3, 2003, Everybody’s featured at the show
Nov. 6, 2004, Brighten it up!
August 28, 2004, Dorm Decor
July 3, 2004, Neat as a pin
July 3, 2004, Clutter busters
April 24, 2004, Celebrity Homes

Globe & Mail
April 17, 2004, The Critical List
Feb. 13, 2004, Some people go ‘all out’ to get on shows

Vancouver Sun
Feb. 16, 2007, Buried in your stuff? Who you gonna call?
Feb. 19, 2005, Whether desk or closet, clutter is clutter

Oakville Beaver
Nov. 12, 2005, Gemini award nomination is really neat
May 5, 2004, Oakville resident turns neat concept into television show
May 16, 2001,11 simple steps to conquering clutter, written by Hellen Buttigieg
May 2, 2001, Turn your clutter into cash, written by Hellen Buttigieg

Edmonton Journal
March 25, 2006, Moving house no time to box yourself in

Chicago Tribune
April 17, 2005, Neat makes it easy to watch dirty little secrets

Calgary Sun
Sept. 23, 2006, Clutter alert!
April 14, 2006, The organizing gene
May 16, 2004, Finding Fame is pretty Neat
Oct. 8, 2004, Homes go clutter-free

Calgary Herald
Feb. 20, 2006, Close the door on cluttering ways
April 29, 2004, The gloves are on: The urge to purge is a rite of spring
April 19, 2004, Closet and garden facelifts

Toronto Metro
July 19, 2005, First jobs
Dec. 16, 2004, Organize the takedown
June 12, 2003, Getting organized amidst chaos

Kitchener Waterloo Record
April 13, 2004 Don’t trash reality shows

London Free Press
Jan. 22, 2005, Lifestyle show puts spotlight on new ideas

Winnipeg Sun
May 11, 2006, Refresher Course

Georgetown Independent Free Press
May 25, 2006, Neat Solutions

Edmonton Examiner
March 15, 2006, Organizer offers Neat ideas to declutter space

Ottawa Citizen
April 16, 2011 Break Up with Your Stuff

The Coast (Halifax)
Mar. 17, Neat Freak

Nashua Telegraph
Jan. 20, 2005, Clean Sweep condescends to pack rats

Leader-Post (Regina)
Mar.6, 2004, Time to start getting organized


CBC Radio, The Current, Toronto

CBC Radio, Here and Now, April ‘11

News Talk 980, John Gormley Live, Saskatchewan

Lite 96, Calgary

Embrace Your Space

My Fix It Up Life

Getting Time on Your Side

Confidence and Courage Teleseminar



Car Test! Sept. ’11, Clear Your Car’s Clutter


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