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Kay reports on the Kapiti Coast-Horowhenua district. She has covered stories including the arrival of the emperor penguin Happy Feet, the Wellington super city debate, a $44,000 pay rise for Kapiti Coast District Council’s CEO, and the $280,000 golden handshake given to the council’s former chief executive.
After completing a Diploma of Journalism at Wellington Polytechnic, Kay started work on Wellington suburban newspapers before working at The Star in Auckland. While raising four children, she worked in radio, including a stint with Radio New Zealand. Kay joined The Dominion Post in 2004.
Bernadette has almost 30 years experience in journalism in both New Zealand and the UK. As editor of The Dominion Post, she strongly believes that news brands are thriving as they embrace an integrated approach to digital and print news gathering.
Bernadette has been a chief reporter at The Dominion and Dominion Post; assistant editor at The Dominion Post and has edited the Manawatu Standard. She previously worked for Reed Regional Newspapers, editing weekly paid and free newspapers and worked as a reporter at the Sunday Mirror in London.
Bernadette has won two Qantas Media Awards and been a finalist for reporter of the year.
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James manages the business reporters at The Dominion Post and is responsible for the business section of the newspaper.
He has worked as a reporter since 1981 and has a Graduate Diploma of Journalism from Canterbury University. James joined The Dominion in 1989 and has previously worked for National Business Review and Radio New Zealand.
Jonathan oversees sports coverage for The Dominion Post. A former New Zealand cricketer, Jonathan entered journalism after his playing career was cut short by injury. He has been a journalist for 15 years, with spells at The Press, the New Zealand Press Association and The Evening Post.
He covered the 2007 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies, the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and the 2012 Olympics in London. In 2009 Jonathan won a TP McLean award.
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