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Portia Bruner Profile
Portia Bruner is an American Reporter and Anchor who is currently working for Fox 5 Atlanta. At the station, she anchors FOX 5 News at Noon, then reports for FOX 5 News at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Additionally, she fills in regularly as an anchor on Good Day Atlanta and the evening weekday newscasts. Bruner joined the FOX 5 Atlanta News team as a general assignment reporter in July 2003. She previously worked as a reporter for WTKR-TV in Norfolk, Virginia.
Portia Bruner Age
Bruner is 50 years as of 2023. She was born on 6th July 1973, in D.C Washington, and raised in Denver, Colorado. She celebrates her birthday on the 6th of July every year.
Portia Bruner Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Portia Bruner Family
Bruner was born in the United States of America where her father served as a judge advocate general (JAG) in the U.S. Air Force and her mother was a flight nurse in the Air Force. She has not revealed the names of her parents. However, research is ongoing we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Portia Bruner Husband and Children
Was married but she has not revealed the name of her ex-husband. The couple divorced and she is a single mother to her children, Solomon and Asa.
Portia Bruner Career
From the legendary Nelson Mandela to giggling children on the playground, Bruner loves talking to people whose stories leave an impression on viewers and make a difference in the lives of others. Bruner has built a reputation for being a compassionate and dynamic storyteller who genuinely cares about the people whose life events she is covering. She specializes in breaking news, government affairs, consumer news, and human interest stories and enjoys giving her viewers the information they can use long after her stories air.
Moreover, Bruner loves to share her money-saving shopping tips. Her “Bargains with Bruner” features spotlight the treasures she and FOX 5 Atlanta viewers find in thrift shops across metro Atlanta. Prior to joining FOX 5 News, Portia was the consumer reporter for WTKR-TV in Norfolk, Virginia. Before her work in Virginia, she was a 5 p.m. co-anchor and a general assignment reporter for WAPT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi. She started her professional career as a researcher and producer in the Consumer News Unit of NBC4-TV in Washington, D.C. Just a few weeks after she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Howard University in 1995.
Portia Bruner Bio
Born in D.C. and raised in Denver, Colorado, Portia has proudly called South DeKalb County home since 2002. Portia was recently named a Top 10 Finalist in the 2019 “Best Self Atlanta Magazine Over 40 & Fabulous” Contest. She was selected for her commitment to community service and for her candid disclosure of her struggles with psychogenic stuttering and depression. She is a passionate advocate for self-care, professional therapy, meditation, and prayer and often shares stress-management tips with FOX 5 viewers.
Portia has served as the Vice President of Broadcast for the Atlanta Association of Broadcast Journalists and enjoys mentoring girls, young women, and aspiring journalists. While she has received several awards for her community service and storytelling her most rewarding job title is “Mother”. She has two wise, witty, and wonderful sons who are the muse for her popular “Morning Mommy Moments” post on Facebook.
Portia Bruner Illiness
On the morning of October 11, 2017, Bruner couldn’t get her voice out at all. She began slurring her words and sounded like she was having a stroke. She was rushed to the ER, and her brain scans were clear. Additionally, there was no sign of a stroke an aneurysm or a blood clot. She went on to get more tests at Emory University Hospital and neurologists found nothing wrong with her physically. They then diagnosed her with psychogenic stuttering brought upon by trauma.
Portia Bruner Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at Fox 5 Atlanta.
Portia Bruner Net Worth
Bruner has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor and Reporter.
Portia Bruner Social Media Platforms
Bruner is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 10k followers on Twitter, 13k followers on Instagram, and 18k followers on Facebook.