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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98830 2018-11-13 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Simon Bridges looks like a dead man walking
97249 2018-10-06 00:00:00Z The one way that Jacinda Ardern is behaving like Donald Trump
96898 2018-09-30 00:00:00Z The effects of French nuclear testing in the Pacific are still reverberating
96708 2018-09-26 00:00:00Z The fervour of Spanish politics makes our Kiwi concerns look trivial
96328 2018-09-17 00:00:00Z The rise of the German far right doesn't chime with Berlin's open-mindedness
96110 2018-09-08 00:00:00Z Politicians spend taxpayer dollars. Get over it
95684 2018-09-01 00:00:00Z Simon Bridges and the Expenses Leak is the worst Agatha Christie tale yet
95353 2018-08-28 00:00:00Z Plastic bags have had their day – so what's next?
94829 2018-08-11 00:00:00Z Our aversion to extreme-right dogma is giving rise to an alarming intolerance
94563 2018-08-06 00:00:00Z Jacinda Ardern is back from maternity leave – let the games begin
94197 2018-07-28 00:00:00Z When nuclear war breaks out, blame Twitter
93110 2018-07-03 00:00:00Z Where is New Zealand’s chief technology officer?
92698 2018-06-23 00:00:00Z Trump's heartless border policy is not without precedent in America
92578 2018-06-19 10:59:00Z With Winston Peters at the helm, almost anything could happen
91252 2018-05-22 00:00:00Z Why the by-election in Northcote won't improve its traffic woes
90735 2018-05-10 00:00:00Z The bizarre story behind the Nxivm cult
90540 2018-05-05 00:00:00Z What Jacinda needs to do when Winston takes over
89858 2018-04-23 00:00:00Z The Labour Party's spin doctors are doing a cracking job