John Dickerson CBS News, Bio, Age, Height, Mother, Wife, Book, Salary and Net Worth

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John Dickerson Biography

John Dickerson is an American journalist who currently serves as the CBS News Chief Political Analyst and Senior National Correspondent in New York City, NY since May 2021. Most recently, Dickerson was co-host of CBS This Morning from Jan 2018 – May 2019 and 60 Minutes Correspondent from May 2019 – May 2021. Dickerson joined CBS News in April 2009, as an analyst and contributor.

John is also an author. He recently published his third book, and second New York Times Best-Seller The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency published on June 16, 2020.

John Dickerson Age

Dickerson is 54 years old as of the year 2022, he was born John Frederick Dickerson on 6 July 1968, in Washington, D.C., United States of America. His birthday is on June 6th every year. He is an American by nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity.

John Dickerson Height

Dickerson stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall (1.8 m).

John Dickerson Education

After his elementary education, Dickerson attended Sidwell Friends School and graduated in 1987. He then joined The University of Virginia in the same year (1987) and graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor’s degree in English, literature with distinction, and a specialty in American Studies.

John Dickerson Family

Dickerson was born and raised by his parents journalist Nancy Dickerson (mother) and his father Claude Wyatt Dickerson in Washington, D.C., United States of America. He grew up alongside his three sisters and one brother in McLean, Virginia, at Merrywood, a Georgian-style mansion high on a leafy bluff overlooking the Potomac River.

When John was fourteen, his parents divorced, and he moved in with his father. His mother, Nancy Dickerson, was a decorated CBS News’ first female correspondent. John is the author of “On Her Trail” (Simon and Schuster), a book about his mother. Unfortunately, his mother died in 1997.

John Dickerson Mother

Nancy Dickerson (his mother) was the first female member of the Washington, D.C., television news corps and the only woman covering many of the iconic moments of the 1960s. She was the first reporter to speak to President John F. Kennedy after his inauguration; she was on the National Mall with King during the march on Washington, D.C.; she had dinner with Johnson the night after President Kennedy was assassinated; she received a phone call from a rambling President Nixon regarding an earlier press conference addressing the Vietnam War; and she even threw a party for President Ronald Reagan days before his inauguration

John Dickerson Wife

Dickerson is married to Anne Dickerson, who is the Founder & CEO of 15 Minutes Group in New York City. It’s a company that specializes in media training, message development, and on-air talent training. The duo attended the same college (The University of Virginia) whereby they graduated in 1991. Anne is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee.

The couple married in 1995 when Anne was 25 years of age in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares two children. Dickerson and his family reside in New York City, United States.

John Dickerson Children

John together with his wife are blessed with two children; Brice Dickerson and Nancy Dickerson (named after her grandmother). However, he has not disclosed the ages of his children. We are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.

John Dickerson Salary

Dickerson earns an average annual salary of $1 million. However, journalists’ salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. Dickerson has been with CBS News since April 2009 hence through his proceeds from his work as an anchor/reporter, he has been able to accumulate this great salary.

John Dickerson Net Worth

Dickerson’s net worth is estimated to be $4 Million as of 2022. He has accumulated his fortunes through his primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses he has invested in.

John Dickerson CBS News

Dickerson currently serves as the CBS News Chief Political Analyst and Senior National Correspondent in New York City, NY since May 2021. Most recently, Dickerson was co-host of CBS This Morning from Jan 2018 – May 2019 and 60 Minutes Correspondent from May 2019 – May 2021.

Previously, he served as the host of Face the Nation on CBS News from June 2015 to January 2018 and the political director of CBS News from November 2011 to January 2017. Dickerson joined CBS News in April 2009, as an analyst and contributor. For the first six years, he served as the Network’s political director.

Dickerson has also worked at Slate Magazine as a Political Correspondent from Sep 2005 to 2015. He has covered the last seven presidential campaigns. Before he began working at Slate, Dickerson began his career with Time magazine, where he covered politics for Time magazine for 12 years and was a White House Correspondent for the final four years from January 2001 to June 2005 and as Washington Correspondent from January 1995 to January 2001.

Dickerson has conducted interviews with a wide spectrum of people in addition to  his political work, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, actors Glenda Jackson and Christian Bale, authors Colson Whitehead, Michael Lewis, and Tara Westover, and musicians John Prine, Jon Batiste, and Dave Matthews.

He has won the David Broder Award for political reporting as well as the Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency.

John Dickerson Book

Dickerson is an author. He recently published his third book, and second New York Times Best-Seller The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency published on June 16, 2020. His other books are; Whistlestop: My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign History published on August 2, 2016 and On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News published on Oct 23, 2006, a book about his mother.

John Dickerson Political Party

Dickerson is very secretive when it comes to his political affiliation. He has not shared any information with the public regarding his political party, however, we will update you as soon as the information is available.

Why did John Dickerson leave face the nation

John was a moderator of Face the Nation from June 2015 to January 2018. He was replaced by Margaret Brennan. However,  the appointment fulfilled the division’s goal of finding a woman for the job, sources say. Dickerson was moved to CBS This Morning to replace Charlie Rose after credible allegations of sexual harassment surfaced at Rose’s PBS program production house.

John Dickerson Body Measurements and Facts

  • Full Names: John Frederick Dickerson
  • Career / Profession: Journalist
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Age: 54 years old as of the year 2022
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Date of Birth: 6 July 1968
  • Place of Birth: Washington, D.C.
  • Birthday: July 6th
  • Body Measurements: Under Review
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches tall (1.8 m)
  • Weight: Under Review
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Anne Dickerson
  • Children: Brice Dickerson and Nancy Dickerson
  • Net Worth: Estimated to be $4 Million as of 2022
  • Salary: Average annual salary of $1 million

John Dickerson House

Dickerson resides in New York City, NY, United States of America.

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