Jacques Mercier

Jacques Mercier
Born (1943-10-17) 17 October 1943 (age 75)
Mouscron, Belgium
OccupationWriter, television presenter
Years active1963–present

Jacques Mercier (born 17 October 1943 in Mouscron) is a Belgian writer and television and radio presenter.

The third eldest son of René and Denise Mercier, Jacques Mercier was educated at St. Joseph's College. Mercier joined RTBF in September 1963 and started hosting radio shows such as Sunday music (with Stéphane Steeman) and music for breakfast. In television he hosted programmes such as Game dictionary, Infernal Week, between 1980 until 1986 and again in 1989 he provided the French language commentary for RTBF viewers in the Eurovision Song Contest.

In November 2008 Mercier left RTBF after 45 years of working on RTBF.[1]


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