John Seigenthaler Biography
John Seigenthaler is an American journalist who is currently working as a news anchor and a member of the George Foster Peabody Awards board of jurors. Seigenthaler is well known as a former weekend anchor and correspondent for both NBC and MSNBC. Most notably, he is known for his eight-year tenure as weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News.
In July 2008, he joined his family Seigenthaler Public Relations but continued to be based in New York. From 2013-2016 he worked for now-defunct Al Jazeera America. At Al Jazeera America, he was the station’s evening anchor. In relation to his education, he is a graduate of Father Ryan High School. Later on, he attended Duke University where he received a Bachelor of Science in public policy in 1978.
Following his graduation, he began his career in 1980 as a writer and producer at WNGE-TV (now WKRN-TV). From 1981-1990, he reported and produced for WSMV-TV, and also hosted a weekly public affair show. From here, he moved to KOMO-TV, where he anchored the weekend evening news.
Later on, he left the station and joined WKRN-TV where he co-anchored the station’s evening news. In September 1999, he became the main temporary co-host on Weekend Today with Soledad O’Brien. He worked as a weekend edition anchor of NBC Nightly News. His tenure at NBC News was 11+ years. After NBC, he worked for the Associated Press until joining Seigenthaler Public Relations in July 2008. In 2013, he joined Al Jazeera America as the anchorman for its one-hour prime-time news broadcasts at 8 pm.
John Seigenthaler Age
How old is Seigenthaler? Seigenthaler is 66 years old as of 2021. He was born on December 21, 1955, in Weston, Connecticut, the United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on December 21 every year.
John Seigenthaler’s Height
Seigenthaler stands at an average height and is of moderate weight. However, his exact body measurements are not known and will be updated.
John Seigenthaler Family
Seigenthaler is the proud son of John Seigenthaler Sr (father) and Dolores Watson (mother). Information about his siblings is not available. This field will be updated.
John Seigenthaler Wife
Seigenthaler married Kerry Brok in January 1992. Kerry is also in the journalism industry and together hosted the Weekend newscasts at KOMO in 1992. They are blessed with a son.
John Seigenthaler Net Worth
Seigenthaler has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million. His income is attributed to his career as a journalist.
John Seigenthaler Salary
Seigenthaler receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000-$100, 000.