We welcome Ron Kandelaars as our new Friends of the Heysen Trail Ambassador.
At the recent Walk for the Heysen event President Robert welcomed Ron into the role, and presented him with an Ambassador certificate. We all welcome Ron into the Friends family.
Since commencing his media career in the late 1970s, Ron has been involved in many roles, including:
- A permanent two day a week reporter’s role with Channel Seven in Adelaide gathering stories across South Australia
- A regular contributor of “Off The Beaten Track” radio segments on ABC 891 and the corporation’s South Australian regional radio network
- Writer/producer/presenter with Channel Nine’s popular, long running, and multi-award winning travel program ‘Postcards’. In 2011, Ron was awarded South Australian of the Year (Tourism) in the Advantage SA South Australian of the Year Awards; and Outstanding Contribution by an Individual in the South Australian Tourism Awards
- Public relations consultant for a variety of corporate and government clients working on both South Australian and national issues.