Whit Johnson biography
Stephen Whitney “Whit” Johnson is an American journalist and co-anchor of the weekend editions of Good Morning America and anchor of the Saturday edition of ABC World News Tonight. Johnson is also a substitute and substitute anchor for Good Morning America and ABC World News Tonight.
Johnson was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a BA in Television and Broadcasting. Whit began his professional career in 2005 as a reporter and weekend night anchor for NBC affiliate KNDO/KNDU-TV in Yakima, Tri-Cities, Washington. He then moved to KSL-TV where he served as a reporter and weeknight anchor.
Johnson joined CBS News in 2009 as a news correspondent and substitute anchor. While there, he covered national news such as the White House and the Capitol. He also broke Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s story at various stops in the Middle East and interviewed her minutes after the news broke that Muammar Gaddafi had been killed. In 2012, Johnson joined KNBC in Los Angeles as an anchor and general reporter. During his time at KNBC, Johnson reported on two Olympics, including the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In addition, he also co-hosted the network’s Emmy-winning special report on the Opening Ceremony in Rio. Additionally, Whit was a part of Today in LA, as a co-anchor alongside Daniella Guzman. Furthermore, he won the Golden Mike Award for Best Daytime News Broadcast in 2017. Furthermore, Whit joined ABC News in 2018 as a correspondent. While there, he covered the groundbreaking arrest of the suspected Golden State Killer; the crucial 2018 midterm elections. After a few months, he took over as co-anchor of the weekend editions of Good Morning America.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Johnson worked as ABC News’ lead correspondent, providing much-needed news and information to viewers. In addition, he also covered the 2020 presidential election cycle, covering Arizona election week and the Democratic Party primaries. In 2021, it was announced that Johnson would become the Saturday anchor of ABC World News Tonight, replacing Tom Llamas, and would continue to co-host Good Morning America on weekends.
Whit Johnson age
Whit is 40 years old in 2023. He was born on the 25th of June 1982, in San Francisco, California, United States. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on the 25th of June every year.
Whit Johnson’s Wife
Johnson is married to his wife Andrea Fujii. Andrea works as a reporter for ABC News. The couple exchanged vows on August 11, 2007. The duo is the mother of two daughters. The family lives in New York.
Whit Johnson family
Whit was born and raised in San Francisco as the only child of his parents. His father was adopted in 1950 in Salt Lake City. Johnson’s mother is of Caucasian/European descent. His parents separated years ago when he was still young. His mother encouraged him to take a DNA test, which helped his father trace his roots and history.
Whit Johnson Net Worth
Johnson has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars. This includes your money, income and assets. His main source of income is his career as a journalist, which has allowed him to lead a comfortable life.
Whit Johnson Salary
Whit earns an average salary ranging between $45,000 to $100,000 USD per year.