Highly-regarded television presenter Bruce Paige joined Channel Nine Queensland in 1985 and spent 19 years presenting Nine News. Paige commenced his long media career in Maryborough in 1966 working at radio station 4MB, before moving to Wide Bay television three years later. He then worked for the ABC for almost 15 years - starting on 4th January, 1971, the same day Sesame Street hit Australian screens. Paige joined Channel Nine Queensland midway though 1985 for five years before a brief stint with Channel Ten. He returned to Nine in 1994 to take over weekend newsreader duties and within twelve months Paige was presenting the weekday news bulletin.
In 1997, Paige hosted Nine's local current affair program Eye on Queensland and has hosted a raft of local specials including; Forever Expo, The Brisbane Story, The Great Rail Journeys of Queensland, Castles in the Sand: The Story of Noosa, Queensland's Most Amazing Homes and Living With Larry. After 40 years in television Paige decided to step down from the news desk in June 2009, but missed it so much he re-signed with The Nine Network in March 2010. He now does back-up presenting and presents a retrospective on Sunday's News bulletin called, Bruce Paige Remembers.