Jim Mora (broadcaster)

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John James Charles (Jim) Mora is a New Zealand media personality.

Jim Mora was born in Christchurch. He attended Otago Boys' High School from 1967 to 1971.[1] His broadcasting career began on radio in Dunedin,[2] where he had studied at the University of Otago. During his time at university, Mora had been editor of the university's newspaper, Critic.

From the mid-1990s Mora was a reporter on the television current affairs series Holmes, and has since presented several light entertainment shows, notably lifestyle TV shows such as Mucking In.

He is currently the host of the afternoon show "the Panel" on Radio New Zealand National, and until 2015 was also host of the RNZ show Checkpoint.


  1. ^ Fergus McLean, ed., Otago Boys' High School Old Boys' Register 1960-1988, Otago High School Old Boys' Society (1990)
  2. ^ Welch, Denis (August 2005). "Jim Mora Interview". The Listener. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 

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