Joshua Johnson (Journalist) Bio, Age, Gay, Partner, salary and Net Worth, MSNBC

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Joshua Johnson Biography

This is what you need to know about Joshua Johnson, an American journalist. Johnson is known for being the former host of 1A, which is produced by WAMU and nationally distributed by NPR. In 2019, he joined MSNBC.

Joshua Johnson Age

Joshua Johnson was born on March 22, 1980, in West Palm Beach, Florida, in the United States. He is 40 years old as of 2020.

Joshua Johnson Height

Johnson stands at a height of  6′ 4″ (1.93 m).

Joshua Johnson Partner

Johnson is openly gay and is in a relationship with his partner whose identity is not known. However, his partner owns a barbershop in San Francisco. They are in a long-distance relationship for now.

Joshua Johnson Salary

Johnson is believed to be receiving an annual approximated salary of between $76,099-$91,723. This is according to the annual average salary of a news anchor at CNBC.

Joshua Johnson Net Worth

Johnson has an approximated net worth of $250K – $500K U.S dollars. His career as a news anchor and writer is the primary source of his income.

Joshua Johnson Family

Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, Johnson is the only son of a public school teacher and Vietnam veteran. Johnson started showing interest in journalism at an early age and he was inspired by African American journalists such as Ed Bradley, Bernard Shaw, and Dwight Lauderdale.

Joshua Johnson Education

Johnson is a graduate of the University of Miami and started his career in public radio working for a collaborative project between WLRN and the Miami Herald, from 2004 to 2010.

Joshua Johnson Career

Johnson joined KQED in 2010, where he served as morning newscaster until early 2016. He hosted the radio series Truth Be Told in 2010, produced by KQED and distributed by Public Radio International. Truth Be Told dealt with issues of race in America, and four episodes were broadcast nationally.

Johnson was also a substitute host of KQED’s Forum and taught courses in podcasting at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He guest-hosted The Diane Rehm Show for two days, in September 2016, and in November, Rehm announced Johnson would be taking over her time slot.

Johnson announced on December 2019 that he would be leaving 1A to become an anchor for MSNBC in 2020.