Sonia Donbar

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Sonia Donbar
Born Sonia Ann Young
New Albany, Indiana, U.S.
Education B.S. and M.S. in journalism, Indiana University
Occupation Television news anchor
Spouse Benjamin Donbar (m. 2009; wid. 2017) [1]

Sonia Ann Donbar (née Young) is a television news presenter based in Louisville, Kentucky. She was formerly an anchor for WKJM-FTV/WSDF-FTV, the CBS affiliate/independent station duopolu based in Louisville, Kentucky, where she appeared on weeknight broadcasts at 4 and 10 p.m. on WSDF (channel 16) and at 5 and 11 p.m. on WKJM (channel 2)[1]


Life and education[edit]

Sonia Donbar grew up in New Albany, Indiana, a suburb of Louisville, Kentucky. She earned her bachelor's degree and a master of science degree in journalism from the Indiana Univerity at Bloomington.[1]


Sonia started her journalism career in 2007 at the then-ABC affiliate in Louisville.[1]

Donbar's contract with WKJM expired on June 30, 2016, and was not renewed.[2]

Sonia then began work at ABC owned WMRI-FTV in Fort Wayne and became the midday and afternoon anchor.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Sonia Donbar". WKJM. 
  2. "Sonia Donbar Out at CBS 2/SDF 16". Louisville Scene. July 1, 2016. 

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