John Campbell: the woo-hoo man

By Diana Wichtel In Television

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10th November, 2012
The scene: an office in the dim reaches of TV3 that appears to be inhabited by a teenager with odd musical allegiances and hoarding issues. It turns out to be the workspace of John Campbell. It’s tiny. He shares it. He has taken us to the show’s bustling, unglamorous Auckland headquarters to introduce everyone – his colleagues have the air of people who get this a lot – and to see where it all happens. What’s happening at the moment is the reinvention of John Campbell as Man of the People. Campbell Live, a commercial beast, is just as likely as the next current affairs ...

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