Karl Stefanovic has been announced as the new host of Good Morning Bendigo. He replaces Peter Papitto who is retiring after 45 years.

Good Morning Bendigo has been a nutritious staple of Bendigo breakfasts for the past 47 years with its beginnings at the now Hungry Jacks in Golden Square.

Karl’s new co-host Nettie Peck is excited about the new look team “I’m excited about the new look team.” Karl will also be joined by Tara Trewhella, Jeff Gook and Rod Fyffe.

Logie award-winning Ben Harrison will continue as Bendigo’s favourite weather guru. He successfully predicted the mini Eaglehawk tornado of 2003 a week before it happened.

Karl joins Good Morning Bendigo in February.