TVNZ’s New York correspondent Jack Tame is the “it” boy of broadcasting at the moment, stepping into Sir Paul Holmes’s very big shoes on Saturday mornings at Newstalk ZB, and fronting for a few nights at One News over summer. And just 25.
Colleagues say you’re wholesome and jolly nice. But ideally you should have a few demons to become a truly great broadcaster. Got any?
I relish isolation. I live alone. I work alone. I’m also a psycho for routine: exercise, meals, tidiness. I’d love to confess to a heavier vice but in truth I’d much rather a wedge of carrot cake than a taste of crack cocaine. Tame (Euurgh …), I know.
What have you been reading lately that has inspired you?
Al Gore’s new book, The Future, though his recent sale of Current TV bemused the cynic in me. ...
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