Mike Hosking returns as temp back up”,”Mike Hosking will be the back up host for Close Up during Paul Henry’s leave.
Mike will fill in for Close Up host Mark Sainsbury as required over the next eight weeks while Mark’s usual back-up, Paul, is on holiday. His first night on air is Friday 20 June.
Mike Hosking is a highly experienced broadcaster who has worked extensively in radio and television. Mike currently hosts NewstalkZB’s Saturday morning programme, and will take over the station’s top-rating weekday breakfast programme when Paul Holmes retires next year. He was also the original TVNZ Breakfast host from 1997 until 2003.