Posted Tuesday 27 Apr 2021
NZ On Air has announced the appointment of journalist Raewyn Rasch (Ngāi Tahu) as Head of Journalism, to lead the delivery of the new $55m Public Interest Journalism fund.
The Head of Journalism role has been newly created to add specialist journalism industry knowledge to the NZ On Air Funding team.
Rasch has more than 30 years experience in journalism from hands on reporting through to programme producer credits (Fair Go, Seven Sharp and Marae) and General Manager Māori and Pacific programmes at TVNZ. Her recent work has been in promoting higher education for Māori@Massey, including developing the Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards.
She takes up the role on 24 May, 2021.