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Ingrid Leary

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Gender: Female
Age Range: 45 - 50
Height: 162cm
Base Location: Auckland
Available In: Auckland, International
Skills: Actor, Director, Presenter, Voice Artist
Hair: Brown(Honey)Blonde
Eye: Blue
Ethnicity: New Zealand, Caucasian




2018 TV Presenter South Pacific Pictures, Various
2017 Sue Parsons South Pacific Pictures, Various
2011 Dianne Lewisham Screentime NZ Limited, Mike Smith
2003 Prime Time Show 2001 / 2003 TV2


2009 Co-Presenter/Director British Council Cultural Relations Agency
2007 Freelance Reporter/Producer TV3
2003 Freelance Presenter for 2 Years
2003 Freelance Report and Producer
2000 Producer/Presenter TVOne Magazine Business Show
1995 Presenter/Director Communicado Ltd, Ingrid Leary
1994 Report and Presenter TVNZ


2007 2004/2007 Maori Television
1996 Director , Ingrid Leary


2012 Director Screentime NZ Limited, Ingrid Leary
2012 Director Screentime NZ Limited, Ingrid Leary
2007 Producter/Director 2004/2007 Maori Television, Ingrid Leary
2007 Producer/Director 2004/2007 5 Documentaries, Ingrid Leary
2007 Producer 2004/2007
2007 Producer/Director , Ingrid Leary
2003 Producer and Director Greenstone Pictures, Ingrid Leary
2003 Director Broadcast. TVOne, Ingrid Leary
2003 Director Cream TV, Ingrid Leary
2003 Producer Maori Television Service
2000 Producer/Compile Director TVNZ, Ingrid Leary
1996 Story Producer Channel Nine, Australia

Training & Additional Notes

Lecturer in Journalism, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.
Teaching television production and media law courses on campus as well as at news organisations throughout the South Pacific.
Extensive work with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
Initiated, wrote, directed and produced Marie, a documentary about a Pacific island woman living with AIDs.
Marie was broadcast in 12 countries including New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, PNG.
Subsequent to the documentary's release in October 1999, was invited to travel around Fiji with Marie Bopp du Pont doing advocacy work, funded by UNAIDS.
Marie herself was subsequently awarded Special Recognition by the United Nations and has worked with Nelson Mandela at his personal invitation.
Documentary was broadcast on Tagata Pasifika, December 2003 and Maori Television December 2004.

Production and training consultant, Fiji Television Ltd.
Developed local content including a 5:30pm lifestyle show; the first indigenous language show for Fiji, as well as a fitness programme.
As executive producer of News, I was also a member of the five-person management team, and successfully lobbied the judiciary to allow television cameras in court rooms in Fiji.
Became known as a commentator on issues involving television, media law and justice with a weekly column Media Watch in the Daily Post newspaper.
Responsible for News budget and managed a team of 14 staff.

1991 - 1993
Press Secretary to Hon Maurice Williamson, Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Associate Minister of Health. (Youngest person to have been a press secretary for a Minister in the parliamentary system).

1991 - 1992
Barrister and Solicitor, Russell McVeigh Bartleet & Co. specialising in litigation, media and contract law.

1987 - 1990
Freelance journalist for major New Zealand publications and placed in QANTAS Young Journalist Category.
Shoe Size: 7.5
Clothing Size: Female - 12
Waist: 76cm
Bust: 100cm
Hip: 100cm
Natural Accent: New Zealand
Accent Skills: English, New Zealand
Voice Style: Corporate, Documentary, Promo, Radio/TV Promo, Retail, Soft Sell, Straight
Languages: English
Hair Length: Shoulder Length
Hair Style: Straight
Sport & Athletic: Ice Skating, Scuba Diving, Snow Skiing, Water Skiing
Drivers Licence: Car
Voice Style: Corporate, Documentary, Promo, Radio/TV Promo, Retail, Soft Sell, Straight

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