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Brett Macdonald

Brett Macdonald

CEO of the Royal South Street Society

Brett started his management career when at Radio Ballarat as Program Director. This included the launch of Power FM and conversion of 3BA to the FM Band. Following 14 years in radio Brett joined what was Rural Press (now Australian Community Media) and occupied senior advertising roles at both The Courier (Ballarat) and Examiner (Launceston). In 2012 he was appointed General Manager of The Courier and in 2013 was acting General Manager of Radio Ballarat. From 2014 to 2019 Brett held the role of CEO of the Royal South Street Society, Australia’s longest running performing arts Eisteddfod. Brett returned to radio in 2020 as a Radio Broadcaster, breakfast newsreader and host of Ballarat Today. He is an Advisory Board member of Her Majesty’s Theatre and volunteer MC for organisations such as the Ballarat RSL, Committee for Ballarat and Ballarat Foundation. Brett is married to Mandy with 3 daughters.

Education: Diploma of Management