I’m a journalist, writer, and broadcaster based in Wellington, mostly reporting on New Zealand for The New York Times. Other publications I’ve written for include Al Jazeera, New Zealand Geographic, The Telegraph, Vice, and BBC Capital.
Previously, I worked at Radio New Zealand for more than a decade in various reporting, producing, editing, hosting, and social media/community engagement roles. I still fill in on air as a host of interview shows from time to time.
As well as reporting and writing, I’m available to chair or MC events, panels, and live interviews, which I’ve done throughout New Zealand and Australia. I have experience chairing sessions on books and writers, dance, art, gender and body image, technology, social media, journalism, social issues, mental health, or combinations of those topics.
I have taught journalism and public relations at Massey University, where I completed a Master’s in Journalism. My thesis covered the impact of gendered online harassment on high profile women in broadcast journalism. I also have a Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications, majoring in TV and radio journalism, and an ATCL in speech and drama teaching.