Ron Kandelaars has conducted media training courses for a host of clients for almost thirty years and more recently has developed a successful training course which prepares clients for a variety of public presentations. Both courses draw on Ron’s wealth of media and public relations experience.
Ron has worked in a variety of media roles for nearly forty years, including ABC TV’s SA political correspondent and Chief of Staff. He wrote, produced and was a presenter on Channel 9’s successful travel program Postcards for thirteen years. Early in his career, Ron also worked as a senior reporter with several commercial newsrooms in Adelaide, and as a public relations consultant. He now works on a permanent part-time basis, working two days a week with the Seven network in Adelaide. He also provides regular “Off The Beaten Track” radio segments for Michael Smyth’s Drive program on ABC 891 in Adelaide. This segment, which features the characters and places of South Australia, is also broadcast across the ABC’s regional network in South Australia. Ron is a regular speaker at conferences and is often engaged as a facilitator and MC for corporate events.