Yann Barthès

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Yann Barthès
Born (1974-10-09) 9 October 1974 (age 42)
Chambéry, France
Occupation Television journalist

Yann Romain Barthès (born 9 October 1974) is a French journalist, TV presenter and producer, best known for hosting the television programme Le Petit Journal and Quotidien.

Life and career[edit]

Barthès first studied English at the University of Savoy in Chambéry before reorienting to journalism by integrating, between 1995 and 1998, the "Sciences of Information and Communication Institute" at the Bordeaux Montaigne University, in Bordeaux. Barthès became a journalist in 2002 on the show + clair, a weekly program dealing with media issues, which aired on Saturday afternoons on Canal +.

In 2004, he joined Le Grand Journal, for which he presented a nightly segment entitled Le Petit Journal People (The Little News Report - Celebrities). From 2007, he also presented Le Petit Journal Actu (The Little News Report - Current Events). In 2011, Le Petit Journal became a separate program, with Barthès as the main presenter. On 9 May 2016, it was announced that Barthès would be leaving the show after 23 June 2016.[1] On the same day it was announced that Barthès and his team would begin two new programmes to be broadcast on the channels TMC and TF1 later in the year.[2] The daily show Quotidien was first broadcast on TMC on 12 September 2016.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "L'animateur Yann Barthès quitte "Le Petit Journal" de Canal+". L'Express (in French). May 9, 2016. Retrieved May 9, 2016. 
  2. ^ Delcambre, Alexis; Piquard, Alexandre (9 May 2016). "Yann Barthès et son équipe passent sur TF1 et TMC". Le Monde (in French). Retrieved 9 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Audrey, Kucinskas (23 August 2016). ""Quotidien", l'émission de Yann Barthès, débarque le 12 septembre sur TMC". L'Express (in French). Retrieved 30 August 2016.