Jericka Duncan is a CBS News national correspondent based in New York. Duncan has reported on a wide range of national stories and breaking news including; the shooting deaths of four Marines and a Navy sailor in Chattanooga, historic snowstorms in Boston, and the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy. More recently, she spent a month in Canada traveling with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team documenting its run to the 2015 World Cup title.
Jericka Duncan net worth is around $2M in 2020
Jericka’s innate ability to touch the viewers with her story has earned her several Emmy nominations, a New York State Broadcasters Association Award, and a first-place award from The Associated Press. In 2012, Jericka was recognized for commitment, dedication, and excellence and was named as the Journalist Of The Year 2012 by the Philadelphia Association Of Black Journalists.
As of 2020, Jericka Duncan’s net worth is estimated to be around $2M. This is a result of her decade-long career with CBS News where she currently serves as the national correspondent for the network based in New York.
Rise Through Racism
Jericka, the oldest amongst her three siblings, fell in love with Television at a very young age. The emulation she felt for her father and a long time sports broadcaster Ronnie Duncan was the catalyst that began Jericka’s career in broadcasting. Accordingly, Jericka received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Communication from Ohio University while breaking records as a track star. Upon graduation, Jericka marched forward with her career and landed the job of assignment reporter and anchor positions at WETMTV at Elmira, New York.
Though it seems like a smooth journey for a 37-year-old, it wasn’t. In an interview with Variety, Jericka revealed that she had battle racism throughout her graduation days. She was subjected to severe racial discrimination post her graduation which kept her away from potential jobs for a while. But the CBS reporter was equally determined to not give up and not give in to the racism that prevailed around her. Her work with WETMTV and WIVB established her career as a reporter and an anchor and brought her under the public spotlight. Duncan was recruited by CBS News in June 2010 in which Jericka officially joined the CBS 3 KYW family in Philadelphia.
Jericka Duncan Estimated Salary
Though the official figures are kept under wraps, Duncan’s estimated salary is believed to be around $60,000 per annum.
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