William Bonner (newscaster)

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William Bonner
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William Bonner
William Bonemer Júnior

(1963-11-16) 16 November 1963 (age 55)
Alma materUniversity of São Paulo
OccupationJournalist, Publicist, Anchor
Years active1985–present
Notable credit(s)
Jornal Nacional
Jornal da Globo
Jornal Hoje
Fátima Bernardes
(m. 1990; div. 2016)

Natasha Dantas (m. 2018)

William Bonemer Júnior (born 16 November 1963), known professionally as William Bonner, 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.


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 at Radio Usp FM, after that moved toTV 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; in April 1996, he became lead anchor of Jornal Nacional, a news program that airs from Mondays to Saturdays on Rede Globo, alongside Renata Vasconcellos.

Personal life[edit]

Bonner and Fátima Bernardes are parents of triplets: Beatriz, Laura, and Vinicius. The end of their marriage was announced on August 29, 2016 on Twitter. He lives in Rio de Janeiro Bonner authored the book "Jornal Nacional: Modo de Fazer", a tribute to the 40 years of Jornal Nacional news program that documents the making of the show.[2]

News programs[edit]

Stand-in presenter[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.purepeople.com.br/noticia/william-bonner-e-natasha-dantas-se-casam-em-cerimonia-intima-em-sao-paulo_a241692/1
  2. ^ "Paulistanos elegem os lugares e pessoas que são a cara de São Paulo". Veja São Paulo.

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