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Anna Lynch


Anna Lynch is a producer and development executive who has helmed some of New Zealand's most popular reality television shows of the 2000s. After graduating from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Arts, Lynch got her screen start in 1989 as a producer's assistant at TVNZ. Since then, she has produced for the Kiwi versions of such shows as The Bachelor, The X Factor, My Restaurant Rules and Next Top Model. Her producer credits also include documentary series like The Casketeers and Shearing Gang both made during her time at Great Southern Television    

Reality TV is a way for us to observe our fellow humans at play, and if a show is well cast, properly budgeted and produced with heart — there's no reason why it can't add meaningfully to the zeitgeist, whilst simultaneously entertaining the viewer. Anna Lynch, 25 May 2023