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Ronald William Place

Ronald William Place, Australian broadcasting engineer and administrator. Registered professional engineer.

Background

  • Place, Ronald William was born on October 13, 1934 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Son of William Thomas and Isabella (Watson) Place.

  • Education

    • Degree in Communications Engineering, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1956. Degree in Management, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1963.

    Career

    • Installation engineer Herald Sun television, Melbourne, 1955-1957. Design engineer Radio Corporation Australia, 1957-1960. Engineer Australian Broadcasting Commission, 1960-1984.

      General manager Australian Broadcasting corporation, 1985. Controller resources Radio Australia, 1986-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography.

    Connections

    • Married Judith MacLeod. Children: Amanda Louise, Nicholas Roderick.
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    Born October 13, 1934
    • 1956
      Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
    • 1963
      Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
    • 1955 - 1957
      Installation engineer, Herald Sun television
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1957 - 1960
      design engineer, Radio Corporation Australia
    • 1960 - 1984
      engineer, Australian Broadcasting Commission
    • 1985
      general manager, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
    • 1986 - 1990
      controller, resources Radio Australia