Greg trains executives, news makers and presenters throughout New Zealand and Australia. His coaching focuses on media management, interview skills and crisis management.

Greg Ward

In a media career spanning three decades, Greg has held reporting, producing and studio news reading roles with TVNZ; TV3, RNZ and Newstalk ZB.  Greg has also worked in the Sydney newsroom of Australia's Ten Network, and the London bureau of Sydney's 2GB Radio.


After returning to New Zealand in the 1990's, Greg was the BBC's New Zealand correspondent for more than 20 years.  He frequently appeared live on BBC radio and TV as a reporter and commentator.  Greg's BBC World Service reporting included live coverage of the Pike River mining disaster and the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes.


  • Reporter at RNZ, TVNZ, TV3, Sydney's Channel 10, and the London bureau of Sydney's 2GB Radio
  • Newsreader for TVNZ and Radio New Zealand
  • Radio news producer for Paul Holmes Breakfast and Larry Williams Drive at NewsTalk ZB
  • International media guide for Tourism New Zealand
  • New Zealand Media Ambassador during APEC 1999 in Auckland
  • PR roles with BankDirect, iHug and the NZ Warriors

Greg has trained hundreds of clients with backgrounds in business, sport and entertainment. He has coached MP's and party leaders during three general elections. Former clients include Air New Zealand, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, Ford, Nokia, Red Cross and Tourism New Zealand.


In his former role as a Tourism NZ media guide, Greg toured the country with documentary makers from ITV, the BBC, CBS and CNN. During 2002, Greg accompanied Prime Minister Helen Clark on a national tour, coordinating her presenting role on the Discovery Channel/Tourism New Zealand Royal Tour documentary.


Greg has been a presentation and voice coach for television reporters and studio presenters.  He is also frequently called on to MC events and presentations, or to moderate live panel discussions.


When he's not in front of a microphone, Greg is a keen amateur photographer.  His landscapes and street photography are available through stock images sites gettyimages.com and shutterstock.com


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