Ron Reddingius - Executive Producer
Take advantage of 40 years of experience in the television industry!
Ron (DINGO) Reddingius is Executive Producer and manager of DINGO is Talent, the production company he started some 19 years ago as a talent management company. Now DINGO is Talent has evolved into a production company of good standing. A company that is regularly invited to produce TV commercials, Corporate Videos and quality Television Programs such as HOME in WA and several years ago, 'Have a Go TV'.
'Dingo', as he is affectionately known to industry friends, boasts over 40 years experience in the television industry in WA. Since 1969 he worked for Channel Seven Perth, the last 18 years as Commercial Production Manager/TV Commercials Producer within the 7 sales. Since 2000, his competent freelance team and production company has focused on producing over 450 episodes of this quality and very successful TV series for Seven Perth and GWN7 viewers.
Why should HOME in WA be the programme you should choose? Experience and Quality. Dingo is proud to surround himself with only the best team of professionals who have only one goal, his goal! Longevity is the key to producing only the very best for our clients.
Adrian (Ado) Faure - Producer
There is no substitute for experience and Home in WA is lucky to have one the most experienced producers of lifestyle/advertorial TV in WA leading the team.
A TV veteran (prematurely some might say!), Ado has been actively involved in the Producing and/or editing of over 800 Television Programs including Good Morning Perth, Timemasters, Amazing, Our WA, Perth at 5, Talking Cars, Let's Go Gardening, Have a Go TV and of course, over 430 episodes of Home in WA. Other significant achievements are several Mandurah Boat Show Specials such as Discover Boating and various documentaries for Total Productions.
In his early years he was also involved in 7 Network programs such as My Restaurant Rules as well getting overseas gigs as part of the production team for several Olympic and Commonwealth Games coverage’s. He also has a wealth of knowledge in the production and writing of TV commercials and station promotions. In fact all up well over 20 years experience in Perth Television...
For the majority of his career he has been based at Channel 7 Perth and this connection remains, with 7’s Dianella studios being home to his edit facility, Electric Easel, used in the postproduction of Home in WA every week. This year he again takes on the role as 'Producer' of HOME in WA and his focus will be to not only preserve the integrity of the show, but to enhance it with fresh young ideas and strategies.
Karin Pearson - Presenter
As an award-winning graduate of the highly acclaimed Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Karin's experience has taken in many aspects of television production and presentation.
With over 15 years in the industry, Karin has worked on several other advertorial programs, including The Motor Show and All About Food.
She currently works as a freelancer doing voice-overs, copy-writing, and producing and presenting television programs for the educational, corporate and commercial sectors.
Dominique Pratt - Presenter
Dominique’s cheerful spirit is infectious. Her welcoming personality and proficiency in media studies, producing and presenting, have culminated in a presenter that is really relaxed and fun.
Dominique's first foray into the industry came during high school where she produced and presented Mercedes College’s MCFM radio station. She continued her passion completing a Bachelor of Media Studies at Murdoch University, and in 2008 a Graduate Diploma in Broadcasting at the WA Academy of Performing Arts.
In 2009 Dominique was named Student Journalist of the Year by the WA Journalists Association and has appeared on local ABC and national radio, television.
A competitive swimmer for many years, Dominique partakes in the occasional modeling opportunity when they come her way.
Dominique has been sought after and regularly hosts entertainment events around Perth and every so often you can even catch her on stage supporting local bands with tambourine in hand.
Soo-Li Meadowcroft - Presenter
Soo-Li studied and graduated from Curtin University with a BA in Mass Communication. After graduating, her passion for culture took her overseas on a mission to fill her passport with as many stamps from around the world as she could. Her favourite moments are spent sifting through flea markets collecting vintage treasures. She travelled extensively through Europe and South-east Asia, working as an International model.
Whilst in London, Soo-Li completed an internship with the Independent Newspaper and Condé Nast Publications. More recently her passion for communication saw her move to the Kimberley region where she worked as a Video Journalist for The Golden West Network. Working as a ‘one woman band’ in this very responsible roll, Soo-Li reported, filmed and edited stories for GWN News producing from start to finish her own packaged stories. Through her adventures she’s visited the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungles, many other spectacular locations in the North West and even got the opportunity to camp out in the Great Sandy Desert with high profile WA croc hunter the late Malcolm Douglas.
Soo-Li joins the HOME in WA team with a well travelled portfolio and confident background experience in journalism and now looks forward to do some exploring a little closer to her HOME in WA.
Colin Barlow - Gardening Presenter
Colin is a horticulturalist and landscape designer by trade, with over 27 years experience in the Horticultural industry. He is a qualified lecturer and has lectured at the WA Horticulture and Environmental Science Skills Centre campus at Challenger TAFE. Colin is also member of the horticultural media association (HMA). He is a regular guest and is always invited to the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show with his expertise being utilised by the show as a member of the expert media panel. Actively operating in WA and appearing for over 7 years on HOME in WA, Colin also assists as a tour guide and partners with Graham Ross (Better Homes & Gardens) on the many Ross Garden Tours all over the world, including the annual Wildflower Tour from Broome to Perth.
When not lecturing Colin is either discussing garden issues on Radio, writing for the West Australian Gardener Magazine and the Have a Go Newspaper, or running his own successful landscaping business, Gardens from Eden. In 2006 Colin made his mark with ‘Gardening at Home’ something very special within HOME in WA and again this year Colin will bring his vast experience to the program and share his knowledge with you, our viewers.
Steve Sharp - Presenter
Steve is a Personal Trainer and has his own Personal Training Gym "HEALTHY GLOW" in the northern suburb of Woodvale. A Western Australian boy from way back, has a Bachelor Degree in Education with a Major in Physical Education.
He most enjoys helping people find the motivation to take care of themselves and to educate people in eating cleanly and exercising safely.
Steve has many years of experience in presenting to live audiences at state and national forums and looks forward to promoting healthy lifestyle, in a new segment on HOME IN WA called "Fun and Fitness at Home".
Michael Genovese - Presenter
Born and bred in Kalgoorlie, Michael Genovese remains a country boy at heart and with his laid-back nature has taken to lifestyle presenting like a duck to water.
An award-winning Graduate from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Michael has vast experience in both radio and television, having worked in a number of roles at 6PR, plus a colorful stint as a sports reporter on network TV. His roles have been, Half Time presenter and boundary rider for the ABC's WAFL coverage, travelled around WA presenting Channel 9 program Our Town in 2011. Presented on channel Ten's, The Western Front in its final season 2011 and spent two years as a Sports Reporter for Network Ten.
On top of a promising media career Michael has a degree in Sports Science, is a qualified personal trainer and is carving out a career playing WAFL football.
Ben Ohayon - Audio
Ben started study at Central TAFE then progressed to Screen Academy WAPPA ECU and during his study he worked at Channel 31 doing audio on various TV Shows. Ben then finished his degree and started work as a freelance sound recordist. Since then he has flown all over the world making documentaries for National Geographic and BBC to name a few. Ben also enjoyed working for Fox Sports on the football, rugby, soccer and most other sports.
Blake Waldock - Cameraman
Blake started his career in the television industry while he was still in nappies. Having been brought up in the world of television by his parents, both of which were in the industry, it provided him with a keen passion and drive for all things TV. Blake is Perth based, and has a love for the state he lives in, WA! Through his work he's travelled extensively to every corner of the state, throughout Australia and across the globe. Recently Blake has been to Canada to shoot a pilot for a new television reality programme, to Thailand for an Australian produced travel show and recently made a trip to LA to bring home his new Steadicam.
Blake brings his passion and experience to every shoot.
With over 15 years experience in the media industry, Dom has worked in several hi-end production houses and TV stations in both Perth and Melbourne.
A likeable fellow with a peaceful persona, he has worked as a video editor on a variety of projects including lifestyle programs, documentaries, corporate and commercial work.
His current project is his very own concept. Production of Football 360, a local football (soccer) online program created with Football West.
After having many years of experience under his belt Dom is looking forward to working with the very professional team at Home in WA where he can use his experience and creative skills to enhance the production even more.