|December 9, 1964|
|Place of Birth|
|Sports presenter, tv personality|
Johannes Baptist Kerner (born 9 December 1964 in Bonn) is a German TV personality best known as a sportscaster.
Kerner was raised in Hersel, Stadtteil of Bornheim, Germany in a Catholic household. He attended boarding school at Aloisiuskolleg in Bonn and went on to study business administration in Berlin, but did not graduate.
He started his career in television at Sender Freies Berlin in 1986 first as an intern, then as a reporter for local sportscasts. From 1990 to 1992 he regularly hosted "Punkt 4 Länderreport", a national afternoon newscast on ARD.
He became known to a wider audience as a host and producer for the soccer show 'ran – Sat.1 Bundesliga' on the private Sat.1 channel when the network acquired the broadcasting rights to the Fußball-Bundesliga, the highest national soccer league in Germany. He hosted the show from August 1992 until end of 1997 in rotation with several other young broadcasters who went on to become TV personalities in Germany, including Reinhold Beckmann (who now hosts his own weekly talk show), Oliver Welke and Monica Lierhaus. For this show he received a number of awards, including a prize as the most well-liked sportscaster in 1996 and 1997 by the German sports magazine Sport Bild.
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|Race / ethnicity||White|