Learn from more than 25 guest speakers from New Zealand and around the world

We have over 25 guest tutors and speakers that visit the school during the semester. You will learn from people who have been-there, done-that, and are willing to share their knowledge with you.


Hamish Denton

Hamish has had over 25 years experience in Radio, TV and Film in the UK, Canada and NZ. He has managed NZSOR for over 12 years and still keeps his hand in the industry as the voice of TVNZ 1 & TVNZ 2 and On-air Weekends for GOLD at NZME.

Catherine Sylvester

Visual Media
Multi-talented TV Presenter, Actor, Author + Comedian. NZ Radio Award winner for ‘Crazy Kiwi Christmas Kids Show’ on Newstalk ZB and ex-host of ‘The Go Show’ on TV2.

Scott White

Photoshop & Video Tutor
An  experienced Multimedia tutor with a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and a Diploma in Secondary School Teaching, Scott has had over 10 Years experience in commercial photography and videography.

Lisa Ross

Marketing & Advertising Tutor
Lisa has worked in the advertising industry for nearly 30 years including Newspapers, Magazines, Radio and TV. And now has own Advertising agency based in Tauranga. She has worked extensively with the major Media companies such as TVNZ and NZME.

Viv Conway

Social Media Consultant
Ace the Gram, Tauranga

Evan Pope

Pro-tools Audio
Freelancer, Tauranga

Guest Tutors

Ali Barran

Rew Shearer

Will Johnston

Brian Kelly – Breakfast Show, Coast, NZME, Tauranga

Richie Culph

Takiri Butler

Jonelle Baxter – Promo Manager, Mediaworks, Tauranga

Sam Vincent – Promo Coordinator, Mediaworks, Tauranga


Guest Speakers

Jana Rangooni – CEO Radio Broadcasting Assoc, Tauranga

Jeff Newton – NZ On-Air, Auckland

Greg Hughes – Creative Director, TVNZ, Auckland

Tony Amos – Host, Radio Live, Auckland

Jono, Ben & Sharyn

Fletch, Vaughan & Megan

Gary Pointon

Simon Hampton

Hayley Bath

Sally Konings – Brand Engagement, NZME, Tauranga

George Smith – Mediaworks

Shawn Cleaver – Graduate – Assistant Program Director, George FM, Auckland

Peter Williams – Host, Magic Talk, Tauranga

Brin Rudkin – Graduate – Producer, Magic Talk, Tauranga

Felixe O’Keefe – Graduate – Brand Engagement, NZME, Christchurch

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