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One of New Zealand's most respected journalists.


Linda Clark is one of New Zealand's most respected journalists. After a very successful career in media, in 2006 Linda decided on a complete change of direction and went on to study Law. These days Linda works as Special Counsel at Kensington Swan, specialising in public law and is Deputy Chair of the Board of the New Zealand organisation for rare diseases.

Previous experience
With over 20 years in journalism Linda had covered seven elections and won awards in print, television and radio, including the Qantas Award for Best Current Affairs Story, the Qantas Award for Best News Reporting and the Asia 2000 prize for journalism. She has held some of the most prestigious jobs in media, including being TVNZ’s political editor for seven years.

Current work
Linda is a highly sought after public speaker, with her exceptional communication skills and a polished MC drawing on her years of experience as a journalist. Linda can think on her feet and deliver the successful outcome you desire for your event.

Linda delivered a confident, well researched presentation. The Corporation of Insurance Brokers of NZ

Linda provided a humourous insight into politics, MP's and the political system.

Clubs NZ

Linda interacted very well with the audience and was very interesting.

Conference Works

Linda was exactly what we needed and the audience reaction was very positive.

Health Sponsorship Council

Linda offered a fresh approach as was very popular amongs the delegates. They were impressed and enjoyed Linda's introductions.

State Services Commission

"Linda chaired the political session well and was well received."

New Zealand Rural General Practice Network Conference

Linda was the perfect choice for this debate. Her political awareness, quick wit and ability to adroitly handle the large number of candidates as well the incoming tweets etc made for a very lively and engaging debate

Massey University Wellington

We organised this appearance in a very short space of time, so I only gave very brief direction but Linda provided exactly the kind of information/presentation we needed.

New Zealand Post Primary Teachers’ Association
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