Experienced broadcaster, journalist and MC, Wilhelmina Shrimpton has amassed years of experience across radio, TV and online.
Wilhelmina has spent more than a decade in high-profile media roles across New Zealand, including TVNZ, RadioLIVE, Three’s Paul Henry morning show, reporting for Newshub Live at 6pm and hosting Newshub Late.
She’s been at the forefront of numerous breaking news events in our recent history, including the Lindt Cafe siege, the Kaipara Harbour boating tragedy, the Kawerau siege, and the Christchurch mosque attacks. Wilhelmina is particularly interested in crime, justice and social issues – having done investigations on important topics like homelessness, synthetic cannabis and loan sharks. She also enjoys the creativity of lighter stories, covering events like the NZ Music Awards, NZ Fashion Week and several royal tours.
Wilhelmina’s professionalism and light-hearted style makes her an approachable and sought-after MC. She is able to connect connect with people from all walks of life and can engage with a broad range of different crowds — making all audiences feel at ease, no matter the setting.