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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75341 2017-06-25 00:00:00Z With its race riots and Vietnam War, we're nothing like US half a century ago
74769 2017-06-16 00:00:00Z What does it mean when someone yells that you’re a neo-liberal?
74011 2017-06-01 00:00:00Z It's not all bad when your locks go grey
73223 2017-05-19 14:57:23Z Nine year itch: What Alfred Ngaro revealed about the National Government
72702 2017-05-15 00:00:00Z When did New Zealanders stop giving a damn?
72266 2017-05-11 00:00:00Z There are two New Zealands, Auckland and the rest
71010 2017-04-19 00:00:00Z Whatever happened to the old way of buying houses?
70789 2017-04-15 00:00:00Z Do salty tweets win voters? Gareth Morgan seems to think so
70177 2017-04-12 00:00:00Z It's an election year, so expect politicians to focus on fudging
70244 2017-04-03 10:40:46Z Bill Ralston: Calling the shots
69809 2017-04-03 00:00:00Z It's no surprise National is kicking the water-pricing can down the road
69885 2017-03-29 00:00:00Z Uncertainty dogs debate on superannuation
68531 2017-03-05 00:00:00Z The naughty All Blacks will be forgiven
67748 2017-02-18 00:00:00Z Gareth Morgan: Freer markets with a heart?
67463 2017-02-15 00:00:00Z A spectacular Maori victory: The first ten years of Maori TV
67506 2017-02-13 14:58:41Z See you later, Auckland! Why columnist Bill Ralston is outta here
67191 2017-02-07 16:39:35Z The idea of moving the holidays isn’t as silly as it sounds
64441 2016-12-09 16:26:39Z Bill Ralston: John Key’s political gut instinct served him as well as any adviser