Mary is an award winning journalist, broadcaster, communications strategist, media consultant and writer. She is the founder of Socius Media Ltd - a boutique communications/ writing/ media company. On her return to NZ , Mary hosted the BBC World Service Business show and worked as a radio talkback host. She also worked on a series of TV documentaries for Communicado which led to joining the presenting team of the National Business Review television business programme. At the beginning of 1997 Mary won the coveted role of host of TV One’s Good Morning programme. She has presented the popular “Money Doctor” show and returned to Newstalk ZB in 2003 as Leighton Smith’s fill in, as well as continuing to host the Good Morning show until early 2004.