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Ryk Goddard


Radio Personality

Ryk Goddard is an anxiety ridden adult orphan father of two, navigating blended family life with his partner Mylinda, her daughters, a bird, one dog and some fish.

Ryk has remained number one (40+) in Hobart’s competitive breakfast radio market for over ten years. He created music and podcasts for Classic FM, Radio National, Unearthed, and across the ABC Local Radio network. He also develops podcasts as a consultant.

A leading improviser, he has won story slams from NYC (The Moth) to the Huon Valley (Midwinter Festival) and founded improvisation festival Boiler Room. As AD of Is Theatre he trained a generation of artists and toured contemporary performance around Tasmania for seven years.

His award winning course Effective Speaking training has transformed careers of graduates and professionals and is a sought after MC and moderator. Ryk has written and acted for many Tasmanian theatre and TV companies, performed as a stand up comedian and has supported Hoodoo Gurus and Painters and Dockers with the band Gnarlhund.

Other speakers in our amazing lineup:

  • Josh Wood

    Coach and Educator
  • Andrew Davies

    Founder and CEO
  • Steven Burgess

    Director, Consultant & Author
  • Eagranie Yuh

    Writer, Marketer, Podcaster
  • Angela Hucker

    Founder & CEO
  • Viet Tran

    Emergency Physician, Researcher & Advocate
  • Paul Matthews

    Teacher & Tech Entrepreneur
  • Paul Pritchard

    Mountaineer, Author & Educator
  • Second Echo Ensemble

    Dance Performance Group
  • Lalita Lowe

    Author, Fashion Designer & Educator
  • Philippa Chong

    Evaluator, Data Scientist & Consultant

Latest News

  • Five minutes with Daniel Sih
    02 Nov 2023
  • Interview with Lauren Cannell
    02 Nov 2023
  • Curiosity Driven Change
    04 Aug 2022
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