Paul Burt knows all things coastal, boating, fishing and weather.
Paul first began his television career in 1996 as a presenter on Channel Seven’s Brownie’s Coastwatch. In 1997, he moved to Prime/Seven Gold Coast presenting daily boating, fishing and beach reports for News.
His passion for the outdoors began at an early age when he first learnt to fish on family holidays, and his appetite for this lifestyle has continued.
Paul’s first break into the media was in 1993 when working for his brother in fishing tackle shops, he was approached by the Gold Coast Bulletin to write a weekly column about boating and fishing.
Since then his television, radio, newspaper and online career has thrived.
His other television credits include co-hosting Channel Ten’s national fishing program "Gone Fishin'" in 2000 and weekly fishing, boating and weather reports for Ten News at Five in 2001.
From 2005 until recently he presented weather, fishing, boating and surf reports for both Nine Gold Coast News and Nine News Brisbane.
Paul presents daily reports on weather and water conditions for Sunrise, The Morning Show, The Daily Edition as well as Sydney and Gold Coast radio stations. He also compiles the fishing and boating “Step Outside” report for the Sunday Mail to cover all of Queensland every week.
Paul, his wife Elissa and their two young boys live on the Gold Coast and enjoy everything the Coast has to offer including surfing, fishing, diving, swimming boating, and hitting the markets on a Sunday morning.
Paul presents the essential Gold Coast weather forecast for 7 Gold Coast News Tuesday – Saturday at 5.30pm.