ISSUE 011 - SUMMER 2020
Totally authentic and with a ‘what you see is what you get’ demeanour loved by Kiwis up and down the country, Hilary Barry originally sought out a career in radio. A remarkable 27 years after feeling utterly out of her depth as the newbie in a Christchurch news bureau, it would be difficult for many to imagine contemporary current affairs without
her onscreen presence. “I could just sit there and present. But I don't want to be a presenter who doesn't tell stories,” she tells 66.