Broadcaster and Journalist

Meet Chris Lynch: 

Trusted Voice in Independent Journalism

Chris Lynch boasts a career that spans decades and a commitment to independent journalism that defines his work. As an accomplished and award-winning broadcaster, television news and current affairs producer, professional cameraman, and editor, Chris has left an indelible mark on the industry.

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In his extensive career, Chris has produced and presented on a national nightly current affairs show, bringing his expertise and insight to a diverse range of topics.

Chris Lynch interviews UN Secretary-General António Guterres

His role as a national news presenter on public television solidified his reputation for delivering in-depth coverage of breaking news events and current affairs stories.

Beyond traditional radio and television, Chris has successfully built an independent news outlet,

Garnering over a million unique visitors per month, Chris has become a leading voice in the South Island, covering everything from local events to impactful breaking news stories.

His hard work has earned numerous accolades, including recognition for his coverage of the Christchurch mosque terror attacks and the North Canterbury Earthquake. Chris is also a contributor to international news channels, providing analysis and commentary on WION and contributing to an Australian online news channel.

Recognition and accolades

Winner 2017 Best Team Coverage
New Zealand Radio Awards
Winner 2012 | Best Journalist Daily Current Affairs Show
New Zealand Film And Television Awards
Winner 2017 | Excellence of Media Coverage of an Emergency
Emergency Management Public Affairs Awards
Finalist 2016, 2015 & 2014 | Best Talk Host
New Zealand Radio Awards

Beyond Journalism
Chris Lynch doesn’t stop at journalism; he is also a seasoned video content producer. His portfolio includes filming and editing social media videos for renowned clients such as Emirates and luxury international hotel brands. His versatility and dedication make him a unique force in the media landscape.

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