Portia Bruner Biography and Wiki
Portia Bruner is an American journalist who works as an anchor and reporter for FOX 5. One of her career highs is when she interviewed the late South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, Nelson Mandela. She joined FOX 5 in 2003 as a general assignment reporter.
Portia Bruner Age and Birthday
Bruner was born on 6 July 1973 in Washington DC, the United States of America. She is of American nationality and African-American ethnicity. Her birth sign is Cancer. Bruner is 48 years old.
Portia Bruner Height
Portia is a gorgeous woman of average stature. She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches, which is approximately 1.73 meters.
Portia Bruner Weight Loss
Portia decided to lose some pounds by engaging in weight loss in 2015. She posted about this on her Facebook page.
Portia Bruner Husband, Married
Portia is a divorced woman. She has, however, not revealed the details of her previous marriage to the public. We are keeping tabs and shall update this section once information from a credible source is available.
Portia Bruner Children
Bruner has two sons from her previous marriage. She has not revealed any further information regarding her children to the public.
Portia Bruner Parents, Family
Bruner was born in D.C. and raised in Denver, Colorado. Both of her parents served in the United States Air Force. Her mother was a flight nurse while her father was a Judge Advocate Generals’ Corps. Both of them are surviving veterans of the Vietnam War.
Portia Bruner FOX 5
In July 2003, Portia joined the FOX 5 Atlanta News team as a general assignment reporter. She anchors FOX 5 News at Noon, then reports at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. for FOX 5 News. She also fills in on Good Day Atlanta and the evening weekday newscasts on a regular basis.
Portia has earned a reputation as a warm and engaging narrator who sincerely cares about the people whose lives she chronicles.
Portia focuses on breaking news, government affairs, consumer news, and human interest stories, and she appreciates providing knowledge to her viewers that they may use long after her stories have aired.
Bruner worked as a consumer reporter for WTKR-TV in Norfolk, Virginia, before joining FOX 5 News. She previously worked for WAPT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi, as a 5 p.m. co-anchor and general assignment reporter.
She began her professional career as a researcher and producer at NBC4-TV in Washington, D.C., just a few weeks after receiving her Magna Cum Laude from Howard University in 1995.
Portia was recently selected a Top 10 Finalist in Atlanta Magazine’s “Best Self Atlanta Magazine Over 40 & Fabulous” Contest for 2019. She was chosen for her dedication to community service as well as her openness about her battles with psychogenic stuttering and despair. She is a strong proponent of self-care, professional treatment, meditation, and prayer, and she frequently offers stress-reduction advice to FOX 5 viewers.
Portia has served as the Atlanta Association of Broadcast Journalists’ Vice President of Broadcast and enjoys teaching young women and aspiring journalists.
Portia Bruner Salary
There are no details showing her annual or monthly earnings. Her salary figures will be updated as soon as they are available.
Portia Bruner Net Worth
Bruner has not revealed her net worth. She is a simple person and never likes to attract public attention by publicly displaying her wealth. However, this section is under review, we will update you when details about her net worth are revealed.
Portia Bruner Illness, Stroke
On 17 October 2017, Bruner had difficulties while delivering her speech and was immediately taken to hospital. Several tests were ran and it was clear that she had no signs of a stroke. She later took more tests at Emory University Hospital where she was diagnosed with psychogenic stuttering, which is triggered by trauma. She later took a leave so as to recover.