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|KBL candidate for
Vice-President of the Philippines
May 10, 2010
|Born||Jose Yumang Sonza
September 20, 1955
Macabebe, Pampanga, Philippines
|Spouse(s)||Ma. Thelma Hernandez|
Jay Sonza (born Jose Yumang Sonza on September 20, 1955 in Macabebe, Pampanga, Philippines) is a veteran newscaster and talk show host. He is currently the station manager of the terrestrial television station UNTV 37, which is owned by his former co-host, Daniel Razon.
- Get it Straight (2007–2009) (UNTV)
- Pilipinas,Gising Ka Na Ba? (2005–2007) (UNTV)
- Tapatan with Jay Sonza(1995–1998; 2000–2001; 2004–2005) (GMA Network) (RPN) (UNTV)
- Mel & Jay (1988–1996) (ABS-CBN)
- Partners Mel and Jay (1996–2004) (GMA Network)
- Balitang Balita (1992–2004) (ABC)
- Mel & Jay sa DZMM (1988–1996) (DZMM: Ang Himpilan ng Malayang Mamamayan)
- Tapatan with Jay Sonza Radio Edition (1995–1999) (Radyo Bisig Bayan)
- Pulis, Pulis Kung Umaksiyon, Mabilis (1993–1995) (DZMM: Ang Himpilan ng Malayang Mamamayan)
- Saksi (1998–1999) (GMA Network)
- Dear Deejay Jay (1981–1985) (Love Radio)-
In 2007, he was one of the nominees of BATAS party-list. In 2010, he filed his candidacy for the Vice President position for the 2010 elections. He run under Kilusang Bagong Lipunan but lost to Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay.
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