Tim Wilson (broadcaster)

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Tim Wilson is a New Zealand journalist, producer, author and radio personality working for TVNZ and NZME.

Early life[edit]

Wilson was born in Dunedin and adopted by a Presbyterian minister who relocated the family to Pokeno and then to New Plymouth and finally Whanganui when Wilson was a teenager. Wilson studied at the University of Auckland.[1]


Wilson was the US correspondent for One News in New York City for 10 years before returning to New Zealand in early 2012.[2] He now produces elements for TVNZ's Breakfast and Seven Sharp as well as co-hosting the talk back programme The Two every Sunday night from 8pm to 11pm with Tim Roxborogh on Newstalk ZB.[3][4]He occasionally fills in for Larry Williams on the Larry Williams Drive Programme on Newstalk ZB.

Family life[edit]

Tim Wilson is married to Rachel Wilson. The couple met in a catholic church in 2012. The couple are married and have two children. The family live in Auckland and Tim's wife Rachel is a common contributor to his Newstalk ZB programme.


Tim Wilson has published four books, all of which are sold in New Zealand and published by Victoria University Press.[5] His first book Their Faces Were Shining was published in 2010 and his second book The Desolation Angel, a collection of short fiction, was published in 2011. News Pigs was published in 2014 with the sequel The Straight Banana published in 2016.

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