Media chaplain and broadcaster Rev Frank Ritchie sits down with top New Zealand journalists to unpack that one story that most impacted them, personally and professionally.
Made by Media Chaplaincy New Zealand.
06 Jared Savage | The tragedy of Marie Harlick
What started out as a seemingly straightforward but tragic homicide story for investigative journalist Jared Savage turned into a heart-breaking exposé that changed his reporting and view of the world.
05 Miriama Kamo | Abuse in care
In the 1960s and 70s, children as young as eight were placed in Porirua Psychiatric Hospital alongside the most mentally unwell adults. In 2005, Miriama Kamo told their story of startling abuse.
04 Jehan Casinader | How Harry was let down by our mental health system
As Jehan Casinader reported on the tragic suicide of a Christchurch teenager, Jehan’s own mental health was privately crumbling as he’d recently begun experiencing suicidal thoughts.
03 Guyon Espiner | Auckland Women’s Prison
When breaking the news of horrific treatment of prisoners at Auckland Women’s Prison, Guyon Espiner came face to face with a deeper story, of personal and cultural trauma.
02 Joy Reid | The Christchurch Quake
Joy Reid nearly gave up journalism while struggling with PTSD after covering the Christchurch earthquakes, but went on to her dream role as the Europe correspondent for TVNZ.
01 Paula Penfold | Genocide in Xinjiang
Veteran journalist Paula Penfold has chosen to discuss her most recent documentary, Deleted, where Paula and her team at Stuff Circuit investigated the persecution of the Uyghur peoples in China.