It is usually the father’s footsteps a child follows. However, in the case of John Dickerson, it has been a different story. John Dickerson is the son of Nancy Dickerson who was the first female member of the Washington, D.C., television news corps and the only woman covering many of the iconic moments of the 1960s. And the 52-year-old has followed his mother’s footsteps and has made a name for himself
John Dickerson net worth is around $5M in 2020
John Dickerson’s career in the field of news journalism spans for over 30 years. Throughout these years, John has been associated with some of the major magazines and networks such as Slate, Time, CBS News, and so on. During his time at TIME, John served as the White House Correspondent for the magazine in which he covered the reign of President G.W Bush. As of 2020, John Dickerson’s net worth is estimated to be around $5M which is a result of his long-standing career with CBS News.
His previous stint as a columnist for Slate Magazine and the White House Correspondent for TIME has added substantially to his income. Though the official figures are kept under wraps, John Dickerson has an annual salary of $1M. John Dickerson currently serves as the correspondent for “60 Minutes” and is the co-host of “CBS This Morning.”
How A Teacher Inspired John To Become A Writer
It is quite clear that John inherited most of his mother’s talent while making a name for himself in the News Industry. Being the son of the first woman ever hired by CBS News, John has ensured that his mother’s legacy is preserved at all times. During a recent interview, John talked about how it was a high school teacher that inspired him to pick up the pen. Over the years, John has been more than just the face of CBS News. Apart from his hard-hitting reporting for the network, John is also an author and has penned down some notable works during his reign. These include books such as The Hardest Job In The World, Whistlestop, and many more
Before joining CBS News in 2009, John Dickerson has been one of the most successful reporters in the US since 1995. During that time, John majorly covered the White House Congress and Economics. His thorough and factual coverage of the news drew CBS towards him and the network immediately hired him in 2009 as an analyst. Meanwhile, John has also served as the Chief Political Correspondent for Slate Magazine between 2009 to 2015.