Tim Wilson MC/Entertainer Profile


Journalist, TV Host, Writer, MC, Speaker

Tim Wilson is the executive director of the Maxim Institute, a research and public policy think tank based in Auckland. Tim is a former reporter, writer, radio host and journalist. He worked for TVNZ for 16 years, for some time as their New York correspondent where he reported on events like

the GFC, the Obama election and Hurricane Katrina. During this time Tim also worked as a celebrity correspondent for RTL, Europe’s biggest broadcasting network and appeared on the IFC Media Project, with a US audience of 40 million. At home he’s worked as a reporter for TVNZ’s Seven Sharp

show and a radio host for Newstalk ZB. In addition to all this, Tim is also a published author with his novel Their Faces Were Shining being long-listed for a Booker Prize! Tim is a seasoned professional in the world of MCing and hosting. He is able to work in front of a variety of audiences, always

delivering a professional yet light-hearted performance to ensure the crowd is comfortable and engaged.






Auckland, New Zealand

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After Dinner Speaker, Babysitting, Broadcaster, Celebrity often mistaken for other celebrities, Compere/MC, Interviewer, Judge, Panellist, Speaker, Speech Writer


Adventure, Broadcasting, Current Affairs, Film & Television, Food & Wine, Politics, Reading, Research, Travel

Speaking Topics

Family Life, Literature, Love, Politics, The USA

Event Highlights

2021King's Oak's Day, Kings Collage - MC

Testimonials (17)

King’s College – King’s Oaks Fellowship Dinner | M

Tim Wilson is an absolute delight to work with. His professionalism, style, and adaptability has had a significant impact on our audiences. Tim is brilliant at what he does and we look forward to working with him again in the near future.

William Zhu | Stakeholder Advisor

Kings Collage