Robert Tighe

I’ve been working with words for over 15 years as a freelance journalist, copywriter and ghostwriter. Regardless of the role, I’ve got a passion for telling stories.

My work has been published in The Red Bulletin,, Sunday Star Times, Herald on Sunday, Metro Magazine, Sky Sports Magazine, Golf & Vacations Magazine Australia, WORLD Magazine, The Cut, New Zealand Golf Magazine, Rugby World and Rugby News.

Job title: Business ghostwriter, editor, feature writer

Location: Auckland

Experience: I was the New Zealand Country Editor for The Red Bulletin (Red Bull's global adventure lifestyle magazine) for five years. The last book I worked on went to number one on the New Zealand non-fiction bestsellers list. I've recently finished a book that celebrates the 21st anniversary of one of the country's leading construction industry companies and I'm currently working on a book with one of New Zealand's original hi-tech entrepreneurs. 

Specialities: Ghostwriting, sub-editing, feature writing.

I'm looking for: I'm currently considering any ghostwriting, editing, copywriting, content creation or other writing roles.

Portfolio: Click here to view my website

Best endorsement: "Rob has been a pleasure to work with. He’s a talented storyteller and he captured the personality, tone, and character of Tony Quinn incredibly well in his biography, ‘Zero to 60’. The book went straight to number one on the non-fiction bestsellers list and was one of the highest selling books in New Zealand in 2016." Josie Spillane, Chief Operating Officer, Highlands & Hampton Downs Motorsport Parks

 Availability/lead time: Always on!

Contact me: You can reach me at or 021 258 7633.