Dave Dunlay


Highly-regarded as a leader in content creation and content marketing, Dave has a breadth of multi-media experience; online marketing, TV (e.g. Channel 9, Australia), radio, and print/newspaper.

Dave’s been at the forefront of new media in New Zealand - including podcasting, social media and online video. In August 2005 (the same year YouTube began) he produced Tandem Studio’s first YouTube video. Tandem has now uploaded over 25,000 videos to YouTube!

Dave produced the world’s first-ever political podcast series, covering the 2005 New Zealand Election. He also designed the LaBon website – a vast video library archive for live-streamed footage. LaBon clients include City Councils around New Zealand, and New Zealand Parliament.

Innovative shows and documentaries produced by Dave and his team include ‘On The Land’ – a new farming show screened on TV and via its website, YouTube channel, Facebook page and podcasts.

An in-demand public speaker on content creation, online marketing and social media, Dave has spoken at many conferences. This includes as keynote speaker at the 2015 (CONFRENZ) Content Marketing Conference, Auckland; 2015 Social Media Conference, Auckland; #SOMO14 - the Auckland Social Media Conference 2014; and 2014 Public Relations Institute of New Zealand Annual Conference, Auckland. See PRINZ presentation

Despite not being cloned, Dave is also a successful radio broadcaster/announcer. He’s the breakfast show announcer for The Breeze, Christchurch, and has worked as a broadcaster at Newstalk ZB, Classic Hits and More FM in New Zealand. Dave also worked in major Australian radio markets - including number one stations in Adelaide and Sydney.

Dave is considered an industry expert in New Zealand’s fast-paced and evolving digital media environment. His unique mix of traditional media and new media experience has turned Tandem Studios into New Zealand’s leading producer of online video and content - for any screen, anywhere, anytime.