Newsgrub Journalists

Wilhelmina Shrimpton
News Presenter
Wilhelmina is a presenter and reporter for Newshub based in Auckland. She started her career at state broadcaster TVNZ in 2009, and then cut her teeth as a journalist at RadioLIVE, before moving to Newshub in 2015 where she spent three years reporting for our 6pm bulletin.
Tom McRae
News Presenter
Tom is a reporter and presenter for Newshub Live at 6pm, based in Auckland. He joined Mediaworks in 2012 after five years working as a journalist at TVNZ.
Amanda Gillies
AM Show News Reader
Amanda is the current newsreader for Newshub's The AM Show programme and is based in New Zealand. She is a senior, multi award-winning journalist and has been with TV3 since 2001, formerly Australia and Pacific Islands Correspondent and working across Newshub, 3News, Campbell Live, Story, 3rd Degree, 60 Minutes and Nightline.
Mark Richardson
AM Show Presenter
Mark is a former Blackcap and The Sound host, captain of Three's The Block NZ and a highly regarded broadcaster and sports commentator.  
Tova OBrien
Political Editor
Tova is Newshub's Political Editor. She has been with the Newshub team since 2007, mostly based in Wellington but also working in Auckland as a producer for both news and foreign content.
Melissa Chan Green
News Presenter
Melissa Chan-Green (nee Melissa Davies) presents Newshub Live at 6 at weekends and is a reporter based in Auckland. Melissa has travelled the globe.
Simon Shepherd
News Presenter
Simon hosts Newshub Nation, Three's politics and current affairs show and also works for Newshub as a TV reporter and presenter based in Auckland. 
Patrick Gower
National Correspondent
Patrick has been a journalist for 20 years, covering stories in Iraq, Afghanistan and on the US presidential election campaign trail.
Mike McRoberts
News Presenter
Mike co-anchors TV3's flagship news programme Newshub Live at 6pm with Samantha Hayes.
Samantha Hayes
News Presenter
Samantha co-anchors TV3's flagship news programme Newshub Live at 6pm with Mike McRoberts.
Ingrid Hipkiss
Weather Presenter
Ingrid is a weather presenter for the Newshub Live at 6pm programme based in Auckland. She began her Newshub career as a political reporter in Wellington a decade ago.
Duncan Garner
AM Show Presenter
Duncan Garner is the presenter of Newshub's The AM Show programme and is based in Auckland. He also writes a weekly column in the Dominion Post and Christchurch Press.