About the Team

Ron Reddingius - Executive Producer

Ron Reddingius

Take advantage of 47 years of television experience!

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 more.

'Dingo', as he is affectionately known to industry friends has worked for Channel Seven Perth since 1969, the last 18 years in his role as Commercial Production Manager/TV Commercials Producer within the 7 sales department. Since 2000, his competent freelance team and production company has focused on producing over 500 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! Producing the best local home ideas programme in WA.

Adrian (Ado) Faure - Producer

Adrian (Ado) Faure

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.

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

Like HOME IN WA, Steve is West Australian all the way, attending Churchlands Senior High School, with many classes being completed “off campus” at Scarborough Beach and the old pool rooms.

Working with HOME IN WA since 2011 Steve enjoys the opportunity to showcase the latest and best in WA’s housing and home related products.

Having worked in the Real Estate Industry, built five homes and overseen countless renovations,he has a keen interest and eye for home design innovations that cater for the changing needs and preferences of the consumer.

Over the last 50 years Western Australia has seen a rapid and unique evolution in housing and lifestyle. Steve takes great pride in tracking down and presenting the latest solutions, energy efficiency products, and the best in waste management practices, to name just a few.

Dan Paris - Presenter

Raised in Esperance on the south coast of Western Australia, surrounded by pristine coastline and untouched bushland, Dan developed a love for our natural environment and a passion for landscape photography.

In 2002 he embarked on a photographic expedition around Australia in search of remote locations yet to be captured on film. The journey has continued, evolving into a life long commitment.

In front of the camera, Dan has played the role of Drew Kirk (Neighbours), Nathan Varcoe (MDA) and Renegade (Mcleod’s Daughters). He has hosted various natural history documentaries and in 2007 and 09 was a regular presenter on the travel program Postcards WA.

Hayley Thompson - Presenter

Haley Thompson has been a Television Presenter for various lifestyle programs in WA since she was just 19 after starting as a Breakfast Radio Producer for 92.9. Born and bred in Perth, Haley has an innate love of the outdoors and a cheeky sense of adventure and mischief. Being practically raised on the Swan River at her father’s Parasailing business meant that Haley was brought up with a passion for the water and for the characters of WA.

Haley has also worked as a social reporter for The Sunday Times, interviewing celebrities and covering all the top A-list events and fashion parades in Perth and knows her way around some of the best locations and hot-spots the city has to offer.

A popular West Aussie girl with a love of DIY renovations she'll be hunting high and low for all the best tips and tricks whether you're building or buying. With a keen eye for style, she relishes in interior designs and hot new fit-out trends too.

Cinzia Lee - Presenter

A Perth girl. Cinzia has returned home to the WA Beaches after 14 years in Sydney. She studied Fulltime at Brent St followed by a Certificate in Musical Theatre and High Impact Actor Training at WAPPA.

Her Theatre Credits include 'Lorraine' in Jersey Boys (Sydney and Melbourne), Two Australian tours of GREASE - The Musical, and I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change with NIDA. She has performed at the Helpmann Awards, New Year's Eve Celebrations at the Opera House for Channel 9 and as a dancer has worked with some of Australia's top Choreographers.

She has Presented for FORD, BHP, The History Channel, PTI Australia and numerous TVC's. 

At 23 Cinzia became the youngest ever Lead Vocalist on board P&O's Pacific Sky, where she headed six Production shows and co-wrote and performed her first Cabaret 'It Takes Two'.

For the last 12 years she has worked as a highly sort after Voice Over Artist. Her clients include Smooth FM, MTV, Music Max, Channel 10, and she is the voice of the new Samsung Smart TV.  

To top the bag, Cinzia has also worked as a Sports Producer and Presenter for Triple M Sydney and The NRL Footy Show on Channel 9.

Cinzia is super excited to be joining the team at Home in WA! After all….Home is where the heart is ;)

 

Tony Turner

Tony is a graduate of the Academy of Performing Arts. He achieved a Diploma in Production and Design. He has more than 20 years of Film & Television, location sound experience.

Tony has travelled extensively, working on a variety of documentary projects. Tony's 20 year Film & Television career encompasses, Sports, Reality, Lifestyle and Current Affairs programmes.

Tony worked on the 'Sydney 2000 Olympic Games' Channel 7's travel show 'Great Outdoors' a Radio Pictures Documentary, which traveled to Moscow and America, called 'Pursuit of Excellence' and Hilton Cordell’s Production of the ‘Ray and Peter Mickelberg Documentary’ just to name a few.

Aside from working as a location sound recordist, Tony enjoys playing the guitar, surfing and has a passion for Yoga. Tony has a regular Yoga practice and teaches 4 classes a week, and likes to carry the calmness that gives him into his daily life.

Mike Deegan

Mike Deegan

Deegs as he is affectionately known, is a Senior Camera operator with over 20 years experience in top end television. His career began at the studios of Channel Seven Perth in 1991 as a Rookie.

In that time he’s been fortunate enough to grow and work on a vast variety of different programs and events such as travel and lifestyle programmes, news and current affairs, several Olympic Games and other huge sporting events such as Golf, Rugby, AFL and more. As a 'Casa' approved remote pilot, Deegs now brings a new element to the show in flying state-of-the- art Drone Videography. The aerial possibilities will bring the show to new heights, no pun intended.

Having worked in the past with Ron (Dingo) Reddingius and Adrian (ADO) Faure in Commercial Production at Channel Seven, Deegs is very excited about this new challenge. Having worked with best in the business he is very proud to now be part of, what is, a very experienced production team and the best presenters that make the series Perth's NO1 'home ideas' programme.