Mike McRoberts and Melissa Davies will lead 3News’ comprehensive coverage of the 100-year anniversary of the Anzac troops landing in Gallipoli, LIVE from the Turkish peninsula commencing the 20th of April.
RadioLIVE will also deliver extensive coverage with Political Reporter Lloyd Burr filing stories, interviews and LIVE reports from Gallipoli for news bulletins and station programmes.
Based in Chunuk Bair, the 3News reporting team feature nightly on 3News at 6pm, and throughout the week on Paul Henry, 3News @ 12 and 3News at 10:30pm in the week leading up to Anzac Day, providing stories, interviews and insights from New Zealand, Australian and Turkish perspectives on one of the most important and defining events in our nation’s history. Continue reading »
From May 24, a 30-minute 6pm 3News bulletin will be followed at 6.30pm by 3D, formerly 3rd Degree.
MediaWorks Group Head of News, Mark Jennings says: “We know that Sunday night is a good place for current affairs. People are increasingly time poor and we believe 30 minutes of News plus 30 minutes of Current Affairs is a winning formula for this popular timeslot. Continue reading »
TV3 is to chop its Sunday night news bulletin to 30 minutes, in the latest dramatic move to turn its news department into a “news, commentary and conversation” team.
The reduced Sunday news bulletin, starting on May 24, allows TV3 to move its former hour-long mid-week 3rd Degree current affairs programme to early Sunday evening. It is being renamed 3D and will be shortened to 30 minutes. Continue reading »
Screening Saturday, 28th March at 9:30pm on 3, a 3News Special ‘Northland Decides’ will provide analysis of the 2015 Northland by-election, bringing the latest results LIVE from the polling booth as votes are counted.
The programme will be hosted by 3News Political Editor Patrick Gower, and feature RadioLIVE Drive host Duncan Garner and The Nation host Lisa Owen providing in-studio analysis – gauging reaction and tracking developments in the electorate as the new local Member of Parliament is decided. Continue reading »
She will start on March 30.
It’s a savvy move by TVNZ news director John Gillespie, who is keen to capitalise on Wright’s tenacious journalism and presenting skills. She brings much kudos and esteem to the network news team. Wright will replace Erin Conroy, who moves to Seven Sharp. Continue reading »
3News Political Editor Patrick Gower says the result will leave one party reeling. Continue reading »
3 News is shrugging off criticism for its weather presenter’s regular use of Te Reo Māori.
MediaWorks is delighted to announce Hilary Barry and Perlina Lau will be brightening up mornings on the ground-breaking Paul Henry show. Award-winning 3News and RadioLIVE presenter Hilary will be the news anchor in a four-strong presenting line up that includes newcomer Perlina Lau as social media presenter.
One of 2015’s most highly anticipated programmes, Paul Henry is a new breakfast show broadcast on RadioLIVE and TV3, with a major digital and social media presence.
Hilary will continue to present the 3News bulletin with Mike McRoberts, broadcast 6-7pm weekdays on TV3 and RadioLIVE. Continue reading »
David Farrier posted this tweet last night:
excited that sam hayes & i get to bring you the 10.30pm slot on tv3 this year. 10.30pm my favourite time, even better than 10.32pm
— David Farrier (@davidfarrier) February 4, 2015
There has been regular commentary here on Throng about the inconsistent start times with The Paul Henry Show in the latter half of 2014 which may have been the reason behind the falling ratings. Continue reading »