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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78019 2017-08-12 10:14:25Z Jacinda may steal back some Green votes, but they need a raid on National
77729 2017-08-08 12:16:26Z What Donald Trump could learn from Andrew Little
77161 2017-08-03 00:00:00Z Beware politicians who say 'fake news' in the face of criticism
76916 2017-07-28 00:00:00Z Cat control and 'barking consultants': Is the council coming after your pet?
76790 2017-07-25 00:00:00Z Council snoops are cracking down on wood fires – that's bonkers
76059 2017-07-11 00:00:00Z How quickly we forget the public sneering of Grant Dalton and Team New Zealand
75487 2017-07-05 00:00:00Z The unexpected consequences of moving to the country
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