Tim Wilson


Journalist, TV Host, Writer, MC, Speaker

When Lady Gaga described performing live as like having an orgasm, Tim Wilson asked her to walk him through that. The Queen of Outrage blushed, for the first time in her career, and possibly life.

Days later Tim was trying to book flights to Texas to cover another American gun massacre. As TVNZ’s first US Correspondent, Tim also made Brad Pitt laugh, and Jennifer Aniston scowl. Unsurprisingly perhaps, Taylor Swift refused to rap for him. Beside TV, Tim’s journalism has appeared in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Guardian, Newsweek.com, The Listener, Metro, and Reader’s Digest. He has won awards for investigative and business journalism.Tim has MCed many events including KEA’s World Class New Zealand with Miriama Kamo, and TNS Global’s launch.


Auckland, New Zealand

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After Dinner Speaker, Compere/MC, Debator, Judge, Keynote Speaker, Live Performance Host, Panellist


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

Testimonials (11)

Jasmine Kovach - KCOCA Annual Dinner 2018

Tim was absolutely perfect for our event – he is so skilled at reading the room and setting the tone. We had an unintended interruption to an AV presentation and Tim rescued the situation with his quick thinking and humour. He really understood what we were wanting to achieve from the event and I can definitely attribute much of the evening’s success to his skill as an MC. I have had nothing but excellent feedback from attendees and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone. He was fun and humourous, very empathetic and perceptive, and highly professional.