Fátima Bernardes

Fátima Gomes Bernardes (born September 17, 1962) is a Brazilian journalist and TV presenter.[1] She joined Rede Globo in 1987 as the host of RJTV, the regional news from Rio de Janeiro and became widely known in 1989 when she presented Jornal da Globo, the late night news program. She also presented Fantástico, Jornal Hoje and Jornal Nacional, where she was the news anchor from 1998 to 2011.[2]

Fátima Bernardes
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Bernardes in 2019
Fátima Gomes Bernardes

(1962-09-17) September 17, 1962 (age 58)
Alma materFederal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Journalist
  • presenter
Years active1987–present
Notable credit(s)
Jornal Nacional
Jornal Hoje
Jornal da Globo
(m. 1990; div. 2016)
Partner(s)Túlio Gadêlha (2018-present)

Since 2012, Bernardes currently hosts a morning talk show, Encontro com Fátima Bernardes.


Bernardes studied journalism at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She began working for Brazilian newspaper O Globo in 1983. In February 1987, she joined Rede Globo as a news presenter, and in a few months she was hosting RJTV, Globo's regional news program for the state of Rio de Janeiro. In May 1989, she hosted late night news program Jornal da Globo alongside Eliakim Araújo, and from July 1989, with William Bonner, who she eventually married the following year.[1]


year TV Show Role Network Notes
2012 Encontro com Fátima Bernardes Herself / presenter Rede Globo 2012–present
Cheias de Charme (Sparkling Girls) Herself Guest Star
2014 Geração Brasil (G3N3R4T1ON BR4Z1L) Herself / ceremonialist Guest Star
Tá no Ar: a TV na TV (Okay Up: TV on TV) Herself Guest Star
2015 Alto Astral (High Spirits) Herself Guest Star


  1. ^ a b "Fátima Bernardes". Portal dos Jornalistas. Archived from the original on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Fátima Bernardes comandará novo programa e Patrícia Poeta assume JN". G1 (in Portuguese). Globo.com. 1 December 2011. Retrieved 5 February 2015.

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