Joshua Johnson Biography and Wiki
Joshua Johnson is an American journalist, anchor, and reporter currently working for NBC News as a Host of The Week with Joshua Johnson on MSNBC. He joined and began serving at MSNBC as an anchor in 2019. Previously, Johnson hosted the NPR nationally distributed show 1A produced by WAMU. While working at KQED, he co-created and hosted the radio series Truth Be Told, which investigated racism in America.
Johnson started his broadcasting career as an anchor/reporter for WLRN and the Miami Herald. He helped launch the innovative partnership. Johnson worked as a weekend assignment editor for WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach and WTVJ-TV in Miami before joining public radio. He previously worked for WPBT-TV in Miami as a pledge host and grant writer, launching a young adults’ personal financial project for the “Nightly Business Report.”
Joshua Johnson Age
Johnson was born on March 22, 1980, in West Palm Beach, Florida, in the United States. He is 41 years old. Johnson celebrates his birthday on the 22nd of March every year.
Joshua Johnson Height
Johnson stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches tall (1.93M).
Joshua Johnson Education
After graduating high school, Joshua attended the University of Miami in 1998. He later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting and Theatre Arts. While there, he anchored the five o’clock news on WVUM-FM. Johnson was named Top Five Outstanding Senior students at the school of Communication.
Joshua Johnson Parents and Family
Johnson was born and brought up by his parents in West Palm Beach, Florida, in America. Therefore, he holds American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. His mother worked as a public school teacher and his father was a Vietnam veteran. During his childhood, Johnson got inspired by journalists of African-American descent including Bernard Shaw, and Ed Bradley.
Joshua Johnson Partner
Joshua has proudly come out as a gay man. His partner owns a barbershop in San Francisco. Johnson supports gay marriage since he is a member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.
Joshua Johnson Husband and Spouse
Johnson is married to his partner and they both live in San Francisco. The couple has been in a long-term relationship. They have kept their personal lives private from the public eye. We are conducting our research and this section will be updated with more information about Johnson’s husband and wife.
Joshua Johnson MSNBC and Wikipedia
He joined NBC News in 2019 and currently serves as an anchor and host of The Week with Joshua Johnson on MSNBC. He formerly hosted the NPR Radio nationally distributed show 1A produced by WAMU for two years. Prior to joining WAMU, Joshua co-created and broadcast Truth Be Told, a bold national public radio series that explored racism in America. Joshua also taught podcasting at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.
After six years as an anchor/reporter in South Florida, Johnson joined KQED as its new morning newscaster in 2010. He was involved in the founding of WLRN Miami Herald News, a unique collaboration between WLRN Public Radio and The Miami Herald. Joshua covered policy, science, and government stories as an afternoon anchor and general assignment reporter. He appeared on NPR newscasts, CBS Radio News, American Public Media’s Marketplace, and PRI’s The Takeaway on a regular basis.
Johnson landed his first job as a weekend assignment editor for WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach, and WTVJ-TV in Miami. He worked briefly for WPBT-TV in Miami as a pledge host and grant writer, launching a young adults’ personal financial project for the “Nightly Business Report.” Joshua is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and SAG-AFTRA, a professional organization that represents a variety of content providers.
Joshua Johnson 1A
Before joining NBC News, he was based in Washington D.C Metro area. There Johnson worked as the former host of the new national talk show 1A on NPR. The show succeeded the long-running Diane Rehm Show. He also hosted Truth Be Told, a show about race in America, during his time there.
Joshua Johnson Leaving MSNBC
Johnson is scheduled to depart those duties to take on a larger position with NBC News Now, where he will host a daily program in the fall. He has been hosting a primetime program on MSNBC weekend schedule and also on The Choice.
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Joshua Johnson Salary
He receives an estimated annual salary of $100,000 working as MSNBC anchor and host of The Week with Joshua Johnson.
Joshua Johnson Net Worth
Working as a journalist, Johnson has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He has been working in the radio and television industry for quite a while. He relies on his profession as a primary source of income.
Is Joshua Johnson Married
He is gay and married to his partner. The couple has been in a long-term relationship lives in San Francisco. Because he is a member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, Johnson supports gay marriage.
How Old Is Joshua Johnson
He is a 41-year-old NBC News journalist. He was born in the United States on March 22, 1980, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Where Is Joshua Johnson
Currently, he works for NBC News as a host of The Week with Joshua Johnson on MSNBC. Johnson joined NBC from NPR Radio where he hosted 1A produced by WAMU for two years. He has anchored Truth Be Told, a bold national racism series on NPR.
Who Is Joshua Johnson
He is a journalist who works for NBC News and hosts The Week with Joshua Johnson on MSNBC. In 2019, he joined MSNBC and began working as an anchor. Johnson previously presented the nationally syndicated NPR show 1A, which was produced by WAMU.