Anna Bonett

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Anna Bonett (born 17 August 1959) from Ħamrun is a Radio and TV presenter.

She attended the Ħamrun Primary School and St Theresa Secondary School in Mrieħel.

Once, when she was 10 years old, an Education Department officer, John Scerri, visited the Ħamrun Primary school. He told Anna to stand up and read a paragraph. Afterwards, he asked her to go to Valletta on that Saturday to begin taking part in the school broadcasts recordings for the school children. That was the start of Anna's love for reading on radio.

In September 1976, Anna started broadcasting with national station Xandir Malta. She spent twenty years there as radio announcer and presenter, and then stopped for a few years. In 2005, she returned to broadcasting by presenting the breakfast show for Calypso Radio. Shortly afterwards, she introduced the news at the station and found herself the station's news editor.

Many are the programmes she presented on radio. These include; P.O.Box 10, a request programme, and a programme with old and modern hits presented with Mario Laus Antik vs Modern (Old vs Modern).

On TV, Anna presented and produced too. She started with Inħobbok a programme for youths, then Teledisco a live discotheque in the studio, Twemmin a religious program. Għelejjel about agriculture, and Sebat Ijiem / X’Se Nuru, a programme she presented for over twelve years about the television schedule written by Lino Cassar.

On ONE TV, Anna produced Bla Aġenda a show which, at times, she also presented with Norman Hamilton.

Anna also presented events like L-Għanja tal-Poplu and Malta Hit Song Contest. She met foreign artists like Nek, Katrina (Katrina and the waves), Toto Cutugno, Christian, Albano and Michele Zarillo.

After some years, Anna returned to Radio Malta where she presented Ma’ Vincent u Anna breakfast show with Vincent Scerri. She also presented AnnaB for the summer period, an afternoon daily.