Wilhelmina is a natural-born storyteller, who spent the past 12 years as a journalist and presenter in some of New Zealand’s biggest newsrooms. After starting her career at state broadcaster TVNZ, she then worked as a radio journalist, before making the jump back to TV as a reporter for Newshub’s flagship 6pm bulletin on Three.
Before joining Today FM as co-host of Lloyd Burr Live, she presented the channel’s late-night news show. She’s covered major events like Sydney’s Lindt Cafe siege, two New Zealand elections, America’s Cup 2021, the Kawerau siege and Kaipara Harbour boating tragedy. She’s also reported on numerous high profile court cases and social issues, including in-depth investigations into ex-partner stalking, synthetic cannabis and party drugs in New Zealand.
She was a finalist for ‘Best News Journalist’ at the 2015 NZ Radio Awards, has been a regular panellist and MC, and most recently developed and presented her own limited podcast series called ‘The Pivot’.