Mar 07 2013

Obituary: Paul Griffin

paulgriffinFormer Brisbane television presenter Paul Griffin has died at the age of 64 65.  He had suffered a heart failure.

Griffin’s career dated back to the 1960s, working at regional radio station 4ZR in Roma before moving to 4KQ in Brisbane.  In 1973 he made the shift to television and during the 1970s and 1980s was a familiar face to Queensland viewers as co-anchor of National Nine News from QTQ9 in Brisbane.  He also compered the 25th anniversary special for QTQ9 in 1984.

In 1979 he won the TV Week Logie for Most Popular Male Personality in Queensland.

After leaving Nine he started up his own public relations firm, Paul Griffin Communications.

Source: Nine News, 4BC

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3 comments

    • Anon on 10 March 2013 at 12:27 AM
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    He died at the age of 65. He was born in 1947. Get it right…

    1. Thank you for the feedback. Apologies for the error although in this instance I could only be as accurate as the sources I quoted and it was 4BC that reported his age as 64.

        • Anon on 22 March 2013 at 9:48 PM
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        Thank you for editing it…I’ll let 4BC know.

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