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Charlotte Graham-McLay is a journalist, writer and broadcaster based in Wellington. She’s been a reporter, producer and on-air talent/presenter for RNZ and maybe you’ve read her reviews and essays at The Spinoff. She is NZ correspondent for goth The Guardian and The New York Times.
This was my first time meeting Charlotte – we talked about her life and career; about the movement from RNZ to The Guardian and New York Times. And the move from broadcasting to print journalism. That brought with it discussion of the media in general, including reporting on sensitive topics such as Christchurch’s earthquakes and terrorist attack. The climate now in a Covid-19 world also.
We talked social media and how to do it and whether to do and why we bother to do it. And Charlotte’s Masters thesis was on the gendered online abuse of radio presenters and broadcasters. So we talked about that.
I loved this deep conversation. And it was a great pleasure to meet Charlotte. I’ve followed her work, been a fan, been frankly in awe of her abilities. So it was a great thrill to meet and have this chat.
And now as always I hope you enjoy this conversation too. This is episode 227 of Sweetman Podcast – my conversation with Charlotte Graham-McLay.