This is the personal website of Bonnie D. Behrend. It is venue of digital image experiments, musings on society, culture, politics and a little business.
Bonnie Behrend is a broadcast, cable and online content professional. She has anchored, written and reported local and national television and radio news and non-fiction content for more than 20 years. Her work has taken her to Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Court TV, CBS News and the YES Network.
Website development is a frequent fascination for her. She mines the WordPress world of widgets, plugins and Thesis theme options adding digital video and image discoveries for online recreation.
Bonnie anchored business news and hosted the syndicated Bloomberg Personal Finance program at Bloomberg Television from the company’s Park Avenue studios in New York from 1996-1998. She remains an ardent supporter of the gracious corporate culture in the house that Mike built at Bloomberg LP.
Following her work at Bloomberg Television, Bonnie served as CNBC’s News Update anchor, registering as one of the top talent on what was then the world’s most well-known business news channel during the height of the longest bull market run in the history of the world’s largest economy.
In local television, Bonnie served as a consumer reporter at WFAA-TV in Dallas where the Contact 8 unit earned two investigative reporting awards during her tenure. She anchored and reported news at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, KYW-TV in Philadelphia and WHYY-TV, the Public Television station for Philadelphia. WHYY is licensed to the city of Wilmington, Delaware where Bonnie was awarded a Proclamation of Service by the city. She also produced and anchored local news and hosted a morning program called “Today in Aspen” at GrassRoots TV in Aspen, Colorado.
Bonnie is a Kiplinger Fellow. She earned her Master’s Degree in Journalism from the Kiplinger Public Affairs Reporting program at The Ohio State University where she also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications.
Bonnie was a principal actor in ”Trading Places,” working under the direction of John Landis. Other film credits include NBC’s Movie of the Week “Murder in High Places,” “Born on the Fourth of July” and “Aspen Extreme.”
Bonnie likes to play outside. She skis, hikes, bikes, rides motorcycles, rollerblades and can occasionally hit a golf ball. She is also an avid perennial gardener and frustrated domestic goddess. She is active in church and volunteer projects.