John Dickerson Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, CBS News, Net Worth, and Salary

John Dickerson is an American Contributor, Anchor, Author, and Host working for CBS News. He joined the station in April 2009

John Dickerson Biography

John Dickerson is an American Contributor, Anchor, Author, and Host working for CBS News. He joined the station in April 2009. Dickerson anchors “CBS News Prime Time with John Dickerson.”

John Dickerson Education

After graduating from Sidwell Friends School in 1987 and earning his High School Diploma in General Education, he had to further his education. During high school he had an internship in the office of John Warner, then a U.S. Senator from Virginia. He joined the University of Virginia to pursue his career course. After completing his studies there, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree distinction in English and a specialty in American studies.

John Dickerson Career

Dickerson is an anchor, author, contributor, and host at CBS News. He anchors the news program streams live weekly Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS News Streaming Network. In addition to that, he anchors “CBS News Prime Time with John Dickerson.” He has a wide range of experience as a television anchor and correspondent, print reporter, host of several successful podcasts, and best-selling author which will inform the nightly evolution of the news program.

In addition to his anchoring “CBS News Prime Time with John Dickerson,” he is a CBS News contributor, senior national correspondent, and chief political analyst for “CBS Sunday Morning.” Furthermore, he is a multi-platform journalist who reports for all CBS News platforms and programs. He also serves as an anchor for political Special Reports and CBS News Election Coverage. In May 2021 after serving as a senior political analyst since 2019, he was named CBS News’ chief political analyst.

He joined CBS News as an analyst and contributor and has served as the Network’s political director for six years. From June 2015 to January 2018, he was the moderator and Chief Washington Correspondent of “Face The Nation.” He moderated CBS News’ two presidential debates during the 2016 presidential campaign. In addition to that, he was a co-host of “CBS This Morning” from January 2018 until May 2019. While serving as the network’s lead political analyst in 2019, he was a contributor for 60 Minutes.

Dickerson has interviewed a wide range of figures from musicians John Prine, Jon Batiste, and Dave Matthews, authors Colson Whitehead, Michael Lewis, and Tara Westover, actors Glenda Jackson and Christian Bale, and Apple CEO Tim Cook. He began his career with Time magazine covering the presidency, Congress, and economics. Dickerson was Slate magazine’s chief political correspondent from 2005 to 2015. In addition, he has covered eight presidential campaigns.

John Dickerson
John Dickerson

John Dickerson Age

Dickerson is 54 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 6, 1968, in Washington, D.C. Dickerson celebrates his birthday on the 6th of July every year.

John Dickerson Height

Dickerson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

John Dickerson Family

Dickerson was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He was raised by Claude Wyatt Dickerson, his father, and journalist Nancy Dickerson, his mother. Dickerson was brought up along with his three sisters and one brother. He grew up in McLean, Virginia, at Merrywood, a Georgian-style mansion high on a leafy bluff overlooking the Potomac River. His mother, Nancy, was CBS News’ first female correspondent.

John Dickerson Wife

Dickerson is married to his better half Anne Dickerson. Together they are proud parents of their two children. The family resides in New York City.

John Dickerson Net Worth

Dickerson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as an anchor, author, contributor, and host.

John Dickerson Salary

Dickerson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.


Through his great work, he has received several awards and honors. He is the recipient of the Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency and the David Broder Award for political reporting.


Apart from his journalism career, he is also an author. He is the author of “On Her Trail” (Simon and Schuster). The book is about his mother. He is also the author of “Whistlestop: My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign History “(Twelve Books), the New York Times best-seller. He most recently published his third book, and second New York Times bestseller, “The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency” (Random House). In addition to that, he is a contributing writer to The Atlantic and co-host of Slate’s “Political Gabfest” and “Whistlestop” podcasts.

John Dickerson CBS News

Dickerson works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Seth Doane
  2. Tony Dokoupil
  3. Jericka Duncan
  4. Vladimir Duthiers
  5. Carter Evans
  6. Pamela Falk
  7. Major Garrett
  8. Jeff Glor
  9. Catherine Herridge
  10. Caitlin Huey-Burns
  11. Ramy Inocencio
  12. Dana Jacobson
  13. Gayle King
  14. Ian Lee
  15. Lilia Luciano
  16. Michelle Miller
  17. Erin Moriarty
  18. Ed O’Keefe
  19. Meg Oliver
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