TF1’s “13 Hours” 32 Years Star Jean-Pierre Pernaut Died

Jean-Pierre Pernaut posing on the set of the French television channel TF1 in Paris on February 22, 1988.

“I will arrest my last “”13 hours», He confided Parisian On the eve of announcing his ultimate newspaper at TF1 on December 18, 2020, an average of 5 million viewers followed him daily for 32 years. Tears for Europe’s hottest noon news presenters have already been dictated by cancer. Jean-Pierre Pernaut died Wednesday, March 2, at the age of 71, and his wife Nathalie Marquay-Pernaut’s agent announced to Agence France-Presse on Wednesday.

“Tom, Lou, Olivier and Julia’s father died of lung cancer.” She said Wednesday afternoon, minutes before TF1 confirmed the disappearance of a journalist.

“13 hours” man

In particular, don’t talk about the expression he hated, “long illness,” since the meeting with Natalie Mercy, Miss France in 1987, who overcame leukemia. Married in 2007, they had two children, Tom and Lou, who joined the two eldest sons of Julia and Olivier, the first union with Dominique Bonnet. With the latter team manager, they shared the same passion for cars.

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Jean-Pierre Pernaut, who had surgery for prostate cancer in 2018, returned seven months later until he was imprisoned and was concealed at his home in Louveciennes (Yvelines) for 83 days. He had surgery for lung cancer in July 2021, but his second was affected in November and was inoperable.Since then, this practicing Catholic has wanted to share his fight as follows: Life afterC8, December 9, 2021, his first unfaithfulness to TF1 in his 45-year career.

Graduated from Lille Journalism School (ESJ) in 1975, then Picard Mail, In this way, the future “JPP” first appeared on the screen in August 1972, at the age of 22 at the time of the ORTF. Before joining the channel on January 6, 1975, when I was contacted by TF1.

He took over from Eve Muroshi until 1:00 pm on February 22, 1988. While the TF1 Patrick Le Lay boss asks him to play in close proximity, Jean-Pierre Pernaut has the idea of ​​creating a network of correspondents (currently consisting of 19 offices and 150 journalists). I’m waiting. As a result, five months after his arrival, his “13 hours” never left first place, even after Marie Sophira Karau took over him in January 2021.

This proximity that ensures its success is not disguised. Like those watching him, Jean-Pierre Pernout speaks without a prompter, drives his car, “cap”, Pushing abusive and shopping for him … despite the good salary he envisions.He dares to talk about money how much does it cost (From July 1991 to May 2010).

At the same time, he supports his hierarchy. “In 33 years, the TF1 boss has never called me. “”We have to do that “”He guarantees concentration September 25, 2020.

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But critics merge. He was accused of exacerbating the competition between the state and Paris, regularly targeting Parisian journalists born in Amiens (Somme) on April 8, 1950 and raised in Quevauvillers (650 inhabitants). increase. He has been accused of being a populist above all else. “If it’s a populist who is interested in people, I’m.”He answers In France today February 6, 2015.It doesn’t react ” conservative “ He is proud to have “I felt the danger of the” Yellow Vest “two years before anyone else.” ((((concentration, September 25, 2020). “The stroke of Pernaut’s genius was to understand that the public has been hungry for ecology, credibility and true value since the 1980s.” Writer Michel Houellebec Map and territory (Flamalion, 2010)

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The “JPP” trademark remains in the local press, from shoe stores to bakeries. 4 of Francois Mitterrand, Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy, Emmanuel Macron (François Hollande refused), even if he was one of the first Westerners to enter the banned area of ​​Chernobyl on April 22, 1990. When interviewing a person’s head.

After leaving JT, journalists launched, a regional heritage platform, and hosted “Jean-Pierre and you” at LCI on Friday. In addition to his activity as an author (Regional yearbook, 33 years with you … Published by Michel Lafon) and his passion for theater (he co-authored) Matignon trap When Presidential system).

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Born April 8, 1950 in Amiens (Somme)

Presenter of “13 heures” of 1988-2020 TF1

He died on March 2, 2022 at the age of 71.