Seven has announced the launch of the 7 Gold Coast News, broadcast every day at 5.30pm, beginning Monday July 4, 2016.
Rod Young will present 7 Gold Coast News, Monday to Friday at 5.30pm, with Amanda Abate reading the 5.30pm weekend bulletin live, from a new purpose-built studio in the heart of Surfers Paradise.
7 News’ coastal, boating and fishing expert Paul Burt will be presenting the Gold Coast weather forecast in addition to his regular 7 News weather segments and Step Outside.
Gold Coast resident and Seven presenter Liz Cantor will also bring the latest weather reports for the new local news service.
Ben Roberts-Smith, general manager Seven Brisbane/Regional Queensland, said: “Seven is proud to be investing in this new local Gold Coast News service. It reaffirms Seven’s commitment to the local community and highlights our belief in providing all communities a voice through quality local News programming.”
Photo: Rod Young with 7 News Brisbane’s Kay McGrath