Tony’s radio career started at Auckland’s 95bFM, hosting a variety of shows which highlighted new music. He produced and hosted three seasons of Inside Track, and True Fan, both focussing on local music and its surrounding ecosystem, playing nationwide on the Student Radio Network.
Tony has also written and co-presented a science fiction film show for Sky TV, and for a while was an agony uncle on TVNZ’s U-Live. In May 2022, he won the inaugural NZ On Air Outstanding Music Journalism Award for his work creating long-form music documentaries and features, interviewing artists, and discussing new music on Song Crush and on his music review show The Sampler. He started contributing to Music 101 in 2007, RNZ's flagship weekly contemporary music programme. He writes for Webworm and Flicks among others.