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John Dickerson is a CBS News reporter, journalist and hosts 60 Minutes. John is married since 1995. Together, the couple have two children.

Relationship Facts of John Dickerson

John Dickerson is married to Anne Dickerson.
He is father of Two (Brice and Nancy Dickerson).
John Dickerson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of John Dickerson?

John Dickerson is happily married to Anne Dickerson after dating her for several years.

His wife is the founder of the 15 Minutes Group, a company that specializes in media training, message development, and on-air talent training.

They married in September of 1995. Together, they have also welcomed two beautiful children, Brice Dickerson, and Nancy Dickerson.

Since their wedding, the couple has been sharing many beautiful moments together and also spotted together on several occasions.

Who is John Dickerson?

John Dickerson is a veteran American journalist. He is the popular host of Face the Nation on CBS News. Currently, he is a correspondent for 60 Minutes.

Furthermore, he also holds the position of political director of CBS News, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, and a political columnist for Slate magazine.

Prior to Face The Nation, John was the chief political correspondent at Slate and also covered politics at Time magazine for 12 years.

John Dickerson: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Dickerson was born on July 6, 1968, in Washington, D.C., United States. Currently, his age is 52.

He is the son of Nancy Dickerson (father) and C. Wyatt Dickerson (mother). His mother was also a journalist. He has a brother, Michael Dickerson, and three sisters: Elizabeth Earls, Ann Pullion, and Jane Dickerson.

His nationality is American and ethnicity is Anglo-Saxon.

Furthermore, John grew up in McLean, Virginia, at Merrywood. Talking about his childhood, he was brilliant in the study.

Concerning his education, John was extremely talented in academics. He attended Sidwell Friends School in 1987. Later, he completed his graduation in English with distinction from the University of Virginia.

John Dickerson: Career, Profession

John Dickerson began his career at Time magazine. During his tenure at Time magazine, he covered politics. Furthermore, he has also spent his last four years as its White House correspondent. Prior to Face The Nation, John was the chief political correspondent at Slate.

John has served as a political correspondent at Slate. Moreover, he came into the spotlight after as he began to host Face The Nation in 2009.

In November 2011, John was appointed as Political Director of CBS News. Additionally, he has also appeared on The Al Franken Show on Air America Radio every Wednesday.

Besides this, he used to be the regular guest on NPR’s Day to Day. His notable shows include PBS’s Washington Week and the Slate Political Gabfest, and a weekly podcast with David Plotz and Emily Bazelon.

On June 7, 2015, he came as the host of Face the Nation. Furthermore, he has also written a book entitled Whistlestop: My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign History.

On May 10, 2019, CBS News President said that John will fill in for a week (week of May 13, 2019) on the CBS Evening News after the current anchor Jeff Glor left. Since May of 2019, he is a correspondent for 60 Minutes.

Honors/ Awards

John is the recipient of the Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency. Similarly, he also received the David Broder award for political reporting.

John Dickerson: Net Worth, Salary

This journalist’s net worth is estimated at around $4 million and his salary is estimated to be $100,000.

Back in 2013, John was dragged into a controversy after he shamelessly defends his statement for Slate magazine, in which he stated that President Obama “can only cement his legacy if he destroys the GOP.”

Later, he defended his statement regarding the GOP. Apart from that, there are no rumors regarding his personal and professional life.

Body Stats: Height, Weight

He has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs is 61 kg. Furthermore, he has blue eyes and blond hair.

Social Media

John Dickerson is pretty active on social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. He regularly gives the update and posts photos and videos on his social accounts.

Currently, he has more than 2.01 million followers on Twitter and has more than 24.6k followers on Instagram account. He has over 134.7k followers on Facebook account.

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