She was a finalist for the “Best News Presenter” in the Australian Commercial Radio Awards of 2005. Her television debut was in 2006, appearing at “Rob Live”, in this variety show she presented the segment called “Carrie at the News Desk”.
In 2007 she was assigned as the breakfast newsreader for the program “Hughesy and Kate”. Later on 2009 she left the radio station Nova 100 to start a new project called “The seven PM Project”. This project became “The Project” giving her the opportunity to become a television presenter.
Her appearances in “Rove” and “The Project” earned her a Logie Award in 2010. This was a busy year for Bickmore, she became the ambassador for the beauty brand L’Oreal at the Melbourne Fashion week. She made her television comeback in 2011, a year after her husband died. In 2012 and 2013 she got nominated for the Gold Logie in the category of “Most Popular TV Personality”, it was this year when she became a part of the radio show “The Breakfast Project” with Charlie Pickering.
Her returned to Nova 100 was on 2013 to support the radio show “Hughesy and Kate” once again as a news presenter, working with her media friends Dave Hughes and Kate Langbroek after showing a big support to Brickmore during the time of her husband’s illness.
Currently she is the presenter of the program “The Project” appearing in Network Ten at weeknights. She won the Gold Logie in 2015 and launched the campaign “Beanies for Brain Cancer” to raise money for brain cancer research.