Hadlow, Martin

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Hadlow, Martin

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Dr Martin Hadlow has extensive experience in communications and broadcasting for community development, having worked in Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East. Early in his career he worked in radio in Papua New Guinea and in the 1980s was Head of Development and Training at the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation as it transitioned from a government station to a revamped, independent public broadcaster. Dr Hadlow has provided extensive training internationally and has served in a number of high profile roles, including with the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Dr Hadlow earned his PhD in 2016 from the University of Queensland (UQ) with the thesis titled: WIRELESS AND EMPIRE AMBITION - Wireless telegraphy/telephony and radio broadcasting in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate, South-West Pacific (1914 - 1947): political social and developmental perspectives on radio broadcasting in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate. Dr Hadlow also served as Director of the Centre for Communication and Social Change at UQ. He is also involved with industry and community groups such as the Solomon Scouts and Coastwatchers Trust and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU).


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