William Bonner (newscaster)

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William Bonner

Bonner with president Dilma in 2011
BornWilliam Bonemer Júnior
(1963-11-16) November 16, 1963 (age 48)
São Paulo, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
EthnicityCaucasian
EducationUniversity of São Paulo
OccupationJournalist, Publicist, Anchor
Years active1985–present
Notable credit(s)Jornal Nacional anchor
(1996–prsesent)
ReligionCatholic Church
SpouseFátima Bernardes
(m. 1990)
Children3
 
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William Bonner

Bonner with president Dilma in 2011
BornWilliam Bonemer Júnior
(1963-11-16) November 16, 1963 (age 48)
São Paulo, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
EthnicityCaucasian
EducationUniversity of São Paulo
OccupationJournalist, Publicist, Anchor
Years active1985–present
Notable credit(s)Jornal Nacional anchor
(1996–prsesent)
ReligionCatholic Church
SpouseFátima Bernardes
(m. 1990)
Children3

William Bonemer Júnior, known professionally as William Bonner (born 16 November 1963, in São Paulo), is a Brazilian newscaster, publicist and journalist. He is the current editor-in-chief and anchorman of Jornal Nacional, the most-watched Brazilian news program, aired by Rede Globo.

Biography

He graduated with a degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Advertising and Publicity from the School of Arts and Communication, University of São Paulo (ECA-USP). He began his professional career in 1983 in advertising.

In 1985 he began working on TV Bandeirantes in São Paulo, as an announcer and presenter. In June 1986, he moved to Rede Globo in São Paulo, where he was the editor and presenter of a local television news show, SPTV. In 1988 he also became host of Fantástico. The following year he moved to Rio de Janeiro. He presented Jornal da Globo between 1989 and 1992 alongside Fátima Bernardes. Between 1994 and 1996 he was editor-in-chief and newscaster for the program Jornal Hoje. Since April 1996, the Jornal Nacional, a news program that airs nightly on Rede Globo alongside Patrícia Poeta.

Bonner and Fátima are parents of triplets Beatriz, Laura, and Vinicius, and live in Rio de Janeiro. Recently, Bonner released the book Jornal Nacional: Modo de Fazer, a tribute to the 40 years of Jornal Nacional that documents making the show.[1]

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