Portia Bruner Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, FOX 5, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Portia Bruner Biography

Portia Bruner is an American FOX 5 ATL Journalist, Howard Grad, Thriftstore Aficionado. She has been working at the FOX 5 Atlanta News team as a general assignment reporter, since joining the team in July 2003.

Portia Bruner Age

Bruner is 48 years old as of 2021. She was born on July 6, 1973, in D.C. Washington and raised in Denver, Colorado. She celebrates her birthday on July 6th every year. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Portia Bruner Height

Bruner stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Portia Bruner Family

Bruner has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Bruner has any siblings.

Portia Bruner Husband

Bruner was married but she has not displayed the name of her husband. The couple divorced and she is a single mother to her children, Solomon and Asa.

Portia Bruner Net Worth

Bruner has an estimated net worth of about $ 1 million- $5 million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.

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Portia Bruner Salary

Bruner earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45, 000 to $ 110, 500.

Portia Bruner Education

In 1995, Bruner graduated ‘Magna-Cum-Laude’ from Harvard University and has made South DeKalb County home for more than a decade. She became part of the University’s newspaper.

Portia Bruner Career

Bruner anchors FOX 5 News at Noon, then reports for FOX 5 News at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. She as well fills in regularly as an anchor on Good Day Atlanta and the evening weekday newscasts. She has built a reputation for being a compassionate and dynamic storyteller who genuinely cares about the people whose life events she is covering.

Portia specializes in government affairs, breaking news, consumer news, and human interest stories and also likes giving her viewers information they can use long after her stories air.

She as well loves to share her money-saving shopping tips. Her features spotlight the treasures that FOX 5 Atlanta viewers and she find in thrift shops across metro Atlanta.

Prior to joining FOX 5 News, She was the consumer reporter for WTKR-TV in Norfolk, Virginia. Before her work in Virginia, she became a 5 p.m. general assignment reporter for WAPT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi, and a co-anchor. Portia began her professional career as a researcher and producer in the Consumer News Unit of NBC4-TV in Washington, D.C.

She was recently named a Top 10 Finalist in the 2019 “Best Self Atlanta Magazine Over 40 & Fabulous” Contest. She was selected due to her commitment to community service and for her candid disclosure of her struggles with psychogenic stuttering and depression. Besides, she is a passionate advocate for self-care, meditation, professional therapy, and prayer and often shares stress-management tips with FOX 5 viewers.

Portia Bruner Illness

On August 27, 2018, it was clear to the Atlantans who wondered what happened to Portia, who disappeared from the air during that whole time and until October 11, 2017, when her speech slurred, and she started sounding like she was having a stroke. She was diagnosed with psychogenic stuttering, or stuttering brought on by trauma. That’s when her team asked her to tell them about her life. “The conclusion was, ‘That’s a lot of stress. That’s a lot of emotional trauma. And it sounds like you’re not managing it well.

Portia Bruner Fox 5 Atlanta

Bruner is currently working at Fox 5 Atlanta where she works alongside other famous Fox 5 Atlanta anchors and reporters including;

  1. Phil Kent
  2. Randy Travis
  3. Alex Whittler
  4. Janice Yu
  5. Christine Sperow
  6. Doug Evans
  7. Alyse Eady
  8. Deidra Dukes
  9. Denise Dillon
  10. Morse Diggs
  11. Cody Chaffins
  12. David Chandley
  13. Courtney Bryant
  14. Ryan Beesley
  15. Katie Beasley
  16. Claire Simms
  17. Russ Spencer
  18. Dale Russell
  19. Ken Rodriguez
  20. Aungelique Proctor
  21. Ron Gant
  22. Buck Lanford
  23. Lori Geary
  24. Tom Haynes
  25. Emilie Ikeda
  26. Janelle King
  27. Dana Fowle
  28. Natalie Fultz
  29. Joanne Feldman
  30. Marc Teichner
  31. Sharon Lawson
  32. Paul Milliken
  33. Kelly Price
  34. Kaitlyn Pratt