Rod Young

Rod Young is a well-known newscaster and television personality who works for the Brisbane Bulletin. Young is an Australian journalist who is most known for being the face of Queensland Television. The well-known man is well recognized for his work as a radio broadcaster and as a househusband.

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Personal Life

Rod Young was born and raised in Brisbane. When he was just five years of age, Rod moved to Gold Coast, growing up with his grandparents. When living along with his granny and grandpa, Rod's dad and mom ran a cattle and sheep property in Meandarra at the Western Edge. Rod did her graduation in Arts from Queensland University, where he got a chance to meet his better half, Karen Berkman. Rod married Karen, and they have been living happily together with their three children at Gold Coast Hinterland.

During the year 1983, their first son was born, and soon after the birth of their first kid, Rod quit his journalism and became a household husband. His wife Karen was still in the field of television journalism. Rod was seriously looking for an excellent job, and finally, after two years, he turned back again and became a part of ABC Television. He served as the weekend weather presenter at ABC, and later in one year, Rod started to present the weekend news bulletin. Later, Young also started to present the weekday news as well. During the year 2002, October 18th, Rod Young left ABC and became Kay McGrath, working as a Channel Seven weeknight newscast co-anchor.

Rod Young and Karen were blessed with three children and spent time together relaxing at the beach. They relaxingly enjoy and have fun together with their family as well. Rod is an ardent lover of music and enjoys Rock and Roll too. Rod loves to walk longer and also goes for a ride during his free time. Karen, his wife, has been a successful journalist, and also she was a documentary maker.


Before joining Seven Network, Rod Young was the iconic face of Brisbane News in the ABC network. Rod started to work during the end of the 1970s, and his career was so successful since the beginning. He first worked at the radio station 2GO in New South Wales. Later in 1985, Rod Young got an opportunity to work as the weeknight newscaster at the ABC Network. Later in 2002, October Rod migrated to Seven News, and he anchored along with Kay McGrath. He has several years of experience in the journalism industry, and his life has been so much happier with his wife and children. She has won quite many awards and honors as well. He has brought forth much exciting news and the latest happenings to his viewers too.

Net Worth and Salary

The outstanding journalist is currently representing a new local Gold Coast bulletin based in Surfers Paradise. With such high ambitions, the journalist has a million dollars Net worth. He has, nevertheless, managed to conceal his financial information. Rod Young's net worth is in the millions of dollars based on various reports.

Quick Facts
Occupations: Journalist
Gender: Male
Description: Australian television personality
Net Worth 2021: 150 million
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Last Modified: Aug 6 2021
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