About Simon Morton

About Simon Morton

Presenter Simon Morton established the award-winning weekly consumer and science technology programme This Way Up on Radio New Zealand in 2005. He's won a few gongs along the way including a Gold Medal for best social issues or current affairs programme at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2012 for the programme Broken River.

He's presented and co-produced a number of TV shows: Why We Buy, Use As Directed, Tales From Te Papa and Along for the Ride.

Simon has also worked at the BBC World Service in London producing the weekly technology series, Click (Digital Planet) and has also produced work for National Public Radio in the US, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Outside work he enjoys riding his bikes, cooking, eating, skiing and having fun with his family based in Wellington.