Glen Larmer has been a broadcast journalist since 1993. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. After a long stint in radio (3 years in news, 10 in sports), Glen moved to television. In December 2011, he formed Roaring Media (NZ) Limited to offer his extensive skills both to domestic and international clients.
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Glen's look for television is confident and professional. His empathy for the camera is strong. Glen has handled and admirably coped on-air with breaking news, live crosses to reporters and live interviews with talent. He has extensive experience as a radio and television sports commentator (including five Olympic Games, one Commonwealth Games, one Youth Olympic Games, one European games and two Asian Games); this means Glen can adlib with the best of them. Nothing fazes him. Off camera, his production, editing and writing skills are as good as anyone's. He is an experienced operator of the Quantel video editing program and has trained people in the TVNZ newsroom. Glen is a two time best "Sports Broadcaster of the Year" winner at the New Zealand Radio Awards. He has provided voiceover coaching for TVNZ News. If you want a high quality professional, with an abundance of media and management skills, then Glen is your man. He is a trusted pair of hands in any situation. Glen is committed, a hard worker and driven to succeed.
Corporate Work and Management Experience:
For 15 months, Glen managed the TVNZ 7 News team of five full timers and up to ten casuals. He has experience in managing budgets, recruitment, performance reviews and change management.