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Ronald William Place

broadcasting engineer and administrator

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, Melbourne, 1957-1960;engineer, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Melbourne, 1960-1984;general manager, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Melbourne, 1985;controller resources, Radio Australia, Melbourne, 1986-1990.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: photography.

Connections

Married Judith MacLeod. Children: Amanda Louise, Nicholas Roderick.

father:
William Thomas Place

mother:
Isabella (Watson) Place

spouse:
Judith MacLeod

children:
Amanda Louise Place

Nicholas Roderick Place