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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109324 2019-08-10 00:00:00Z To deal with Ihumātao, Jacinda Ardern must heed lessons from history
108886 2019-07-27 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: NZ would do best to avoid American political nastiness
108531 2019-07-21 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: We're in for fireworks if John Banks runs for mayor
108102 2019-07-09 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Why the euthanasia bill doesn't go far enough
107763 2019-06-30 00:00:00Z The flaws in the alleged plot to make Christopher Luxon prime minister
107470 2019-06-23 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Why Mike Hosking is wrong about cannabis
107147 2019-06-15 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Why Jacinda Ardern needs a serious cabinet reshuffle
106613 2019-06-01 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Stop kidding yourself, the Govt isn't falling for spin doctors
106433 2019-05-29 00:00:00Z Solace after suicide: How families find hope and healing after grief
106447 2019-05-29 00:00:00Z Solace after suicide: Katie Bradford on coping with her brother's death
106299 2019-05-26 00:00:00Z Could Christian soldiers march no-mates National into office?
105928 2019-05-19 00:00:00Z NZ innovators are leading a wool revolution – is it time to get behind them?
105302 2019-05-04 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Simon Bridges can save himself, but not with slushies
105040 2019-04-27 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Simon Bridges needs to find another issue to fight – and fast
104814 2019-04-20 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Only fundamentalist Christians should be hurt by Israel Folau
104551 2019-04-13 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: In defence of free speech
104297 2019-04-06 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: The sooner the gun law passes the better
104041 2019-04-01 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: To my bile-ridden, Islamophobic letter writer