Jay Sonza

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Jay Sonza
Aksyon candidate for
Vice-President of the Philippines
Election date
May 10, 2010
Personal details
Born Jose Yumang Sonza
(1955-09-20) September 20, 1955 (age 61)
Macabebe, Pampanga, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Political party KBL
Spouse(s) Ma. Thelma Hernandez
Profession Broadcaster

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.[1]



In 2004, Jay filed his candidacy for Philippine Senator under the Aksyon Demokratiko political party of Education secretary Raul Roco. He lost in the said elections but became the head of UNTV 37 the year after his electoral loss.

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 the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan but lost to Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay of PDP-Laban and later, the United Nationalist Alliance.[2]

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