Pierre Bruneau retires on June 16 after 46 years as a presenter at TVA.
The journalist announced at 5pm on Thursday. He said he was now ready for a “well-considered retirement”.
However, viewers will see him in another role during this fall provincial election campaign.
“I still have a passion for work. Coming to work has never been a job, it is a daily pleasure. But after 45 years of attention in TVA, in 50 years of journalism, I feel a little shady and enjoy life with Jeanette and my family. I am healthy and have simple happiness in my life, ”he said.
“I thank you at home for your loyalty … It is a privilege to be welcomed into your home for so many years, from generation to generation. ⁇
In addition, Pierre Bruneau will continue to be the motivator, administrator and spokesperson for the Charles-Brunau Foundation.
Respect / Mathieu Deshais
Pierre Karl Péladeau, interim chairman and CEO of Groupe TVA, paid tribute to Pierre Bruneau in a statement.
“Bear, you are an exceptional man who is respected by your peers and loved by the public. For the past 46 years I have been proud to count you in a large Quebec family. Thanks to your interest and your professionalism, you have been able to take TVA News Service to new heights, ”he said.
Mr. The Péladeau news anchor stressed the need to underline the “very special bond” that has succeeded in uniting “Quebecs of all generations”.
“It’s an integral part of their daily lives, going with them every evening with toughness, fit and humanity.”
Pierre Bruno began his career as a journalist at CFDA Radio in Victoriaville in 1972. After working for CJTR Trois-Rivières Radio, he worked at CKAC Montreal from 1973 to 1980.
He joined TVA (then Télé-Métropole) in 1976 as a news anchor.
Since 1978, he has hosted TVA 12h and LCN and TVA’s 4:30 pm, 5pm and 6pm bulletins.
Ben Belos / Journal de Montreal
From the Polytechnic massacre to the blizzard, Pierre Bruno went with the audience through these remarkable events, including the September 11 attacks and the recent Govt-19 epidemic.
– 23 Art Cups
Sebastien Saint-Gene / QMI Agency
– Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2002
– Decorated by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Order of Merit in 2003
– Decorated by the National Order of Quebec in 2008
– Decorated by the Order of Canada in 2012
– Distinguished himself by the 2021 Raymond-Sarat Prize, the accuracy of his language, his vocabulary and the clarity of his expression.
“Pop culture practitioner. Award-winning tv junkie. Creator. Devoted food geek. Twitter lover. Beer enthusiast.”