Dr James Hollings is Head of Journalism at Massey University, Wellington, the home of New Zealand’s oldest continuously operating journalist training school. Before joining Massey, he was a journalist for 18 years, and worked in senior roles in newspapers and radio. Much of this was at The Evening Post, in Wellington, where he won the Jubilee Prize for Investigative Journalism and a Qantas Award. His doctoral dissertation was on whistle-blowers, and he has published on the characteristics and attitudes of New Zealand journalists, media reporting of suicide, disaster reporting, and the practice of investigative journalism. He is co-founder of the New Zealand Centre for Investigative Journalism. He lives in Wellington with his partner and three children.