Media & Press
Investigate magazine editor and bestselling author Ian Wishart has been in the news business for three decades. Those stories have taken him around the world, and his work is now recognised internationally. Media outlets to have published or referenced his work, or interviewed Ian Wishart, include:
IAN WISHART is an investigative journalist, network TV reporter, news director and former #1 rated national talkshow host in New Zealand, and a sought-after international talk show guest on the subjects of:
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In 2009 Wishart made world headlines as the first journalist to confirm the Climategate emails leak was genuine, thus provoking an international media firestorm. In a subsequent climate change debate on national television, Wishart stunned producers with what was then their biggest audience response – around 20,000 txt votes – 77% in favour of Wishart’s position:
In 2011 he again made world headlines with the release of the book The Hunt – documenting the successful search for two children kidnapped 30 years earlier off the streets of London and never seen again.
In his native New Zealand Wishart is a sought-after public speaker and TV and radio talk show commentator and guest. His appearances there include One News, Three News, Prime News, Holmes, CloseUp, Campbell Live, Newstalk ZB Leighton Smith show, Newstalk ZB Danny Watson show, Newstalk ZB Larry Williams show, Newstalk ZB Kerre Woodham show, Newstalk ZB Bruce Russell show, RadioLive Marcus Lush breakfast, RadioLive JT & Willie show, RadioLive Drive with Paul Henry, RadioLive Karyn Hay & Andrew Fagan show, Radio New Zealand Morning Report, Radio New Zealand Jim Mora Drive, Classic Hits Kent Robertson breakfast, More FM Simon & Gary breakfast and many more.
In the space of four years in the mid-2000s, Wishart was the 7pm-10pm host of Radio Pacific nightime talk, taking his slot from number 14 in the market nationally to #1 in that time – the only host on that network to do so.