Journalism staff

James Hollings Catherine Strong Jim TullyJim Tully Fran Tyler Grant Hannis Shirley Morrison  

The Journalism programme is taught on our Wellington campus by dedicated staff with industry experience and contacts. The staff are (from left):

Journalism head James Hollings, who spent 18 years at the Evening Post, Radio New Zealand, and overseas media organisations in a variety of roles, and has worked as an independent documentary maker.

Catherine Strong, who has been a journalist for decades in several parts of the world, in print, broadcasting and online. She now specialises in new media.

Jim Tully, who has taught journalism for nearly 30 years following a career in journalism. He was the inaugural New Zealand Journalist of the Year and received a Canon Media Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2011.

Fran Tyler was a reporter for more than 10 years, including court reporter for The Dominion Post.

Grant Hannis, who spent 14 years at Consumer magazine, initially as the magazine's political and senior financial journalist, and later manager of the writing staff. He is the editor of the standard journalism textbook used in New Zealand's journalism schools, Intro

Shorthand and typing tutor Shirley Morrison, who has taught in the primary, secondary, tertiary, and adult education sectors.

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