Projects

Pat always has something on the boil. Check back often to see what he is up to, follow him on social media for the latest, check out his irregularly attended blog or see the projects below that are a mix of previous work or a currently focus for Pat.
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The DOC

The Department of Conversation is New Zealand’s newest and best place to hear high profile, influential and interesting people share their views and opinions in depth, over a beer and with no restrictions to time or content #theDOC
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Blindfish Media

Blindfish Media

Blindfish Media is both a media, marketing and advertising consultancy for smaller businesses and also a producer of digital content. Digital content is both made in collaboration with other companies and as stand alone ‘Blindfish Media’ products.
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elephantTV

elephantTV

elephantTV is a series of conversations among church members, leaders, academics and theologians focusing on contentious topics in which the different Christian denominations may disagree
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Newstalk BC

A Christmas feature unlike any other, Newstalk BC is an international award winning hour of talkback radio on the day that split time in two. In a tense and oppressive political landscape, amid conjecture of a foretold liberator, talkback host Mordechai Lehmann investigates claims of a new king being born in Judea.
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About

Pat Brittenden is a Dunedin based, international award winning broadcaster who has worked in radio, television and on stage. Pat has worked in talk radio, where he hosted the number one radio show in its time slot, nationwide for seven straight years, and also on multiple music brands. Pat has been a political contributor and presenter on both television and radio and now runs Blindfish Media, a media and marketing consultancy firm.

Pat’s passions are “conversations that matter and challenge” which can be demonstrated with his self-produced television series elephantTV, as the former host of ODTtv and his vast talk radio experience on Newstalk ZB, Radiolive and New Zealand’s Rhema.

Along with consultancy work with numerous businesses, Blindfish Media is also a provider of award winning content both on radio and within digital media. Blindfish Media has produced numerous projects including, but not limited to, elephantTV, The Slightly Correct Political Show with comedians Jeremy Elwood and Chris Brain and ODTtv for Allied Press. Pat has also been an integral pat of the team that produced the international award winning Newstalk BC having roles presenting, co-writing and co-directing.

In 2015 Pat Brittenden was one of four New Zealanders invited to be a member of the Grand Jury for the New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programs

Awards and Nominations

NZ Radio Awards

2000

  • Station of the Year, Metropolitan, More FM Auckland (Ensemble) (Finalist)

2001

  • Station of the Year, Metropolitan, More FM Auckland (Ensemble(Won)

2002

  • Station of the Year, Metropolitan, More FM Auckland (Ensemble) (Finalist)
  • Best Daily or Weekly Series, Easter Real Time, CBA (Finalist)

2003

  • Best Individual Air Personality, Talk Host or Interviewer – Regional (Finalist)

2006

  • Station of the Year, Metropolitan, Classic Hits (Ensemble) (Finalist)
  • Station of the Year, Metropolitan, Newstalk ZB (Ensemble) (Finalist)

2009

  • Station of the Year, Metropolitan, Newstalk ZB (Ensemble) (Finalist)

2010

  • Station of the Year, Metropolitan, Newstalk ZB (Ensemble) (Finalist)

2011

  • Station of the Year, Metropolitan, Newstalk ZB (Ensemble(Won)

2014

  • Best Technical Production (Finalist)

2015

  • Best Documentary (Finalist)

2016

  • Best Children’s Programme (Won)

2017

  • Best Creative Feature (Finalist)

2018

  • Best Creative Feature (Finalist)

New York Festival World’s Best Radio Programs

2014

  • Best Direction (Won, Gold)
  • Best Drama Special (Finalist)
  • Best Editing (Finalist)
  • Best Performance by an Actor (Won, Silver)
  • Best Talk/Interview Special (Won, Gold)
  • Best Programme Promotion (Finalist)
  • Religious Programme (Won, Silver)

2015

  • Best Writing (Won, Gold)

2016

  • Best Children/Young Adult Programme (Won, Silver)

2017

  • Best Information/Documentary (Won, Silver)
  • Best Writing (Won, Gold)

The Association for International Broadcasters (London)

2014

  • Creative Radio Feature (Won)

CMAA Awards Australia

2017

  • Most Engaging Radio (Won)

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