Jim Mora (broadcaster)

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John James Chanel 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 hosts the Sunday morning programme on Radio New Zealand . Exchanging, in early 2019 with Wallace Chapman who hosts a weekday afternoon show "the Panel", until 2015 he was also host of the RNZ show Afternoons.

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  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 13 December 2007.

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