Dick Johnson (reporter) Dead, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, WMAQ-TV

Dick Johnson(reporter) Dead
Dick Johnson(reporter) Dead

Dick Johnson Bio- Wiki

This is what you need to know about the late Dick Johnson born as Richard S. “Dick” Johnson. He was the morning news co-anchor and a street reporter for NBC-owned television station WMAQ-TV in Chicago since 2002. Prior to joining WMAQ-TV, he was a longtime reporter/anchor at rival WLS-TV.

Johnson won numerous awards, including the DuPont-Columbia Award (the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize) and the Emmy Award. He was also the producer for the summer play productions put on by the Community House in Hinsdale, Illinois. Johnson produced Oliver! in 2006, and one year later, in the summer of 2007, he produced and performed as Franklin D. Roosevelt in Annie.

Dick Johnson Death – Cause of Death

Johnson passed away on June 9, 2020, following days of respiratory complications. He was being treated at a northern Michigan hospital at the time of his death.

Marion Brooks, WMAQ-Ch. 5’s co-anchor tearfully announced Johnson’s death at the start of the 4 p.m. newscast.

“He had every intention of returning to work,” Brooks said. “Dick loved his job. He loved telling stories. He loved his co-workers. And most of all, he loved his family.”

Johnson, 66, was being treated at a Michigan hospital for complications related to a respiratory condition, his family told the station. His death was not related to the coronavirus.

Dick Johnson Age

Dick Johnson was born in October 1953 and was 66 years old at the time of his death.

Dick Johnson Wife

Johnson was a married man to his wife until his death in June 2020. Together they are parents of their three children. They also have two grandchildren.

Dick Johnson Education

Johnson went to New Canaan High School and later joined Trondheim Katadralskole as an exchange student. He had a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government from DePauw University.