John Dickerson Biography
John Dickerson is an American journalist currently working as the correspondent for CBS News’ 60 Minutes and CBS News Senior Political Analyst. Dickeson is also a contributing editor to The Atlantic and the host of the Whistlestop podcast and co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest.
Dickerson previously co-anchored CBS This Morning alongside Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King. From 2015 to 2018, he anchored “Face The Nation”, and CBS News’ Chief Washington Correspondent. He also published his third book, the New York Times Best-Seller The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency.
John joined CBS News in April 2019, starting as an analyst and contributor. He worked for six years as the network’s Political Director and in the 2016 Presidential campaign, he moderated CBS News’ two presidential debates. At this time he was the host of ‘Face the Nation’.
In addition, Dickerson has interviewed a wide range of people including Apple CEO Tim Cook, actors Glenda Jackson and Christian Bale, author Tara Westover and musicians John Prine, Jon Batiste, and Dave Matthews.
Dickerson started working as a reporter in Washington in 1995, covering the White House Congress and economics. He then covered politics for 12 years for Time Magazine. During his last four years of service at Time Magazine, Dickerson was the magazine’s White House correspondent, covering the presidency of George W. Bush.
For ten years (2005-2015), John was Slate Magazine’s Chief Political correspondent winning the Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency for a 2010 long-term series on risk profiled Secretary of Defense James Mattis. John also won the David Broder award from the University of New Hampshire Law School.
A native Washingtonian, John graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a specialty in American studies from the University of Virginia. Despite his career as a correspondent, Dickerson is also the author of On Her Trail, and the New York Times best-seller Whistlestop: My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign History (Twelve Books).
John Dickerson Age
How old is John Dickerson? Dickerson is 53 years old as of 2021. He was born on July 6, 1968, in Washington, D.C., the United States. In addition, John celebrates his birthday every year on 6th July.
John Dickerson Wife
Dickerson is married to Anne Dickerson after dating for several years. Anne is the founder of the 15 Minutes Group, a company that specializes in media training, message development, and on-air talent training. The couple is blessed with two children.
John Dickerson Family
Dickerson is the son of C. Wyatt Dickerson and Nancy Dickerson. He has four siblings namely Jane Dickerson, Elizabeth Dickerson, Michael Dickerson, and Ann Pullion.
John Dickerson Net Worth
Dickerson has a net worth of $4 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist and writer. In addition, John receives an average annual salary of $1 million.