Oliver, a New Zealand broadcast journalist named Sean Plunket, On September 9th, 1964, Sean Plunket was born in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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He attended Plimmerton Primary School and Nelson College from 1980 to 1982, where he played rugby for the first XV in 1981 and 1982. His next academic stop was the Wellington Polytechnic School of Journalism.
Sean Plunket’s Career
Plunket began his career in journalism and broadcasting with a brief stint as a copywriter at Radio Windy. He then spent five years at Independent Radio News, worked for a short time as a reporter for Radio New Zealand, spent three years as a political reporter on TV3, worked as a presenter-reporter on TVNZ’s Fair Go and Under Investigation programs, and later held positions at TV3 on 20/20 and as a senior political reporter.
From 1997 until 2010, he co-hosted Radio New Zealand National’s Morning Report, which airs daily from 6 to 9 a.m.
Plunket took over as host of Radio Live’s daily 9 a.m. to noon slot, afterwards known as MagicTalk, from Michael Laws in April 2013. He continued doing so until Mark Sainsbury took control in December 2015.
Late in September 2017, the Broadcasting Standards Authority appointed Plunket to the position of media watchdog for a three-year tenure beginning on October 1.
Following Plunket’s departure from the station in February 2021, John Banks, the former temporary presenter of MagicTalk talkback radio, was let go shortly after.
Plunket announced his plans to build The Platform in September 2021, a talkback website he claimed would foster free speech, democracy, and discussion.
The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) heard testimony in a matter involving Plunket and Ani O’Brien, a former editor of Platform’s digital engagement and Judith Collins’s National Party press secretary.
Towards the end of October 2022, Plunket published numerous screenshots of a restraining order against investigative journalist and filmmaker David Farrier on Twitter.
These Tweets circulated prior to the November 10 premiere of Farrier’s documentary Mister Organ, which explores the controversial car-clamping techniques of former Auckland businessman Michael Organ.
Farrier affirmed the validity of the restraining order on November 5. On November 8, Farrier announced that he will sue Plunket for making the announcement and posting the protection order on Twitter.
Meet Sean Plunket’s children
Plunket has two children; Tatyana Plunket and son Joseph Plunket.