Bill Ralston

Bill's 30-year career as a journalist, editor and broadcaster has spanned TV, radio and print.
Bill Ralston

(@BillyRalston) Bill Ralston has been writing for the Listener since 2007. His career as a journalist, editor and broadcaster, working in television, radio and print in New Zealand spanned more than thirty years. During this time he worked for TVNZ, TV3, ACP magazines and also contracted for various roles with Sky TV, RadioWorks, NZ Magazines, Fairfax, APN and TRN. Significant positions held during this period include political editor for TV3, Editor of Metro Magazine and Head of New & Current Affairs at TVNZ. For the last several years Bill has been working with his wife Janet Wilson in their own communications company, Deadline Ltd.


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87345 2018-02-21 00:00:00Z When governments tear themselves apart
87214 2018-02-18 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Trust Sir Bob Jones to engineer a flare-up
86318 2018-01-28 00:00:00Z Te Mata Peak: When a local squabble becomes national news
85840 2018-01-23 00:00:00Z Doing the sums for retirement brings on the uh-oh moment
85895 2018-01-16 00:00:00Z Donald Trump appears to have the wits of Homer Simpson
84347 2017-12-07 00:00:00Z The wall-to-wall coverage of Harry and Meghan is our fault
83823 2017-11-29 00:00:00Z The Jack-Jacinda interview was the silliest ever done on TV – believe me
83432 2017-11-26 00:00:00Z Can we declare New Zealand a Trump-free zone?
83421 2017-11-23 00:00:00Z National MPs should try shutting up for a while – they might like it
83059 2017-11-14 10:49:24Z The America’s Cup, like Apec, won’t bring riches to the country
82681 2017-11-07 10:44:45Z Is Trump ushering in a horror-movie revival?
82360 2017-11-01 00:00:00Z Why have so few Hollywood men spoken out against sexual misconduct?
81517 2017-10-14 00:00:00Z Why the secrecy around coalition negotiations, Winston?
81280 2017-10-11 00:00:00Z Enjoy the political hiatus – while you can
81063 2017-10-05 14:19:12Z If I were Winston, I'd resist the embrace of both National and Labour
79607 2017-09-12 00:00:00Z A step-by-step guide to surviving political scandals
78761 2017-08-28 10:09:31Z My childhood encounter with Colin Meads
78019 2017-08-12 10:14:25Z Jacinda may steal back some Green votes, but they need a raid on National