Joshua Johnson Biography
Joshua Johnson is an American journalist and the former host of WAMU’s 1A, which is broadcast nationwide by NPR. He joined MSNBC’s The Week with Joshua Johnson in 2019 and now hosts the show. Prior to joining WAMU, Joshua co-created and aired Truth Be Told, a groundbreaking national public radio series that examined racism in America.
Joshua Johnson NPR 1A, MSNBC | Wikipedia
1A is hosted by Joshua Johnson and is produced by NPR member station WAMU 88.5 and broadcast nationally by NPR. Johnson is a rising star in public media, having most recently created and hosted the controversial national public radio series Truth Be Told, which examined race in the United States. Johnson will continue to host 1A until December 20th, 2019.
Joshua Johnson Career
He began his career in public radio by assisting in the creation of WLRN, Miami’s NPR station, and The Miami Herald’s regional news collaboration. He then spent more than five years as the morning news anchor for KQED in San Francisco.
Prior to joining WAMU, he co-created and aired Truth Be Told, a daring national public radio series that examined racism in America. Joshua has also lectured on podcasting at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, in which he is quite active. 1A was launched at a time when the news was chaotic, and it was inspired by the first amendment. It provides new insight and inquiry into the most critical topics of our time.
Joshua Johnson Age
How old is Joshua? Johnson is 41 years old as of 2021. He was born on 22 March 1980 in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States. He celebrates his birthday on March 22nd every year.
Joshua Johnson Education
Johnson earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami.
Joshua Johnson Nationality | Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Joshua? he belongs to the Mixed (African American) ethnicity/heritage. He was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, and he holds American nationality and citizenship by birth.
Joshua Johnson Height
Johnson stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m).
Joshua Johnson Family | Parents
Johnson was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, the only son of a mother a public school teacher, and a father Vietnam veteran.
Joshua Johnson Partner| Wife | Married | Gay
Johnson is openly gay and has been with his boyfriend, who owns a barbershop in San Francisco, for a long time. The National Association of Black Journalists is one of his professional associations. Johnson says he’s been branded both conservative and liberal, but he won’t share his own personal beliefs. Johnson belongs to two professional organizations: the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.
Joshua Johnson Salary
How much does he earn? Johnson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Joshua Johnson Net Worth
Johnson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.