Whit Johnson Bio, Career, Education, Age, Family and Net Worth

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Who is Whit Johnson?

Whit Johnson ( Whitney C. Johnson) is an American journalist, currently working as a co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America and he also anchors the Saturday edition of ABC’s World News Tonight.


He started his early career as an evening weekday anchor and reporter for KSL-TV the NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City, Utah. After that, he joined KNDO/KNDU where he started his on-air career as a weekend evening anchor and weekday reporter. In 2009 he joined CBS News as a correspondent and a substitute anchor. While working at CBS most of his reports focused more on the White House on Capitol Hill and foreign policy issues.

However, Johnson later left CBS and joined KNBC in 2012, where he was working as a general assignment reporter. While working as a general assignment reporter he traveled to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, where he was reporting from Boston for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential run.

He went ahead to cover the Asian flight 214 crash while landing in San Francisco International Airport and also the Washington D.C Navy Yard mass shootings After two years he joined Today LA on KNBC-TV as a co-anchor together with Daniella Guzman.

After Michael Brownlee was moved to the station’s noon newscast and Michelle Valles moved to the weekend morning newscast , The duo took over as the new co-host of Today LA . On December 13, 2017, he confirmed that he was leaving KNBC to venture into other interests. While he was hosting Today in LA, the show won the Golden Mike awards for the Best Daytime News Broadcast in 2017. More in 2013. Whit received a Los Angeles Emmy for a multipart investigation into reported scams at auto repair shops.

A Photo of Whit Johnson
A Photo of Whit Johnson

ABC’s Good Morning America

In March 2018 was the first time he appeared on the ABC News program Good Morning America as a correspondent as well as co-anchor. On March 21, 2018, he made his debut on ABC World News Tonight March 21, 2018.

Furthermore, on September 29, 2018, ABC News announced that Johnson was going to be the new co-anchor of the weekend editions of Good Morning America. His first day on Good Morning America was on September 30, 2018. After three years, on February 1 2021 ABC confirmed that Whit was going to be the Saturday anchor of ABC World News Tonight. He took over the position from Tom Llamas who was leaving the network. However, he will continue to anchor the Good Morning America on the weekends.

Since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, he has been the lead correspondent for ABC News. Updating viewers with the latest and vital information they need to know. He also covered the 2020 presidential election, covering Arizona and the primaries for the Democratic Party. Whit has also anchored ABC breaking news coverage and special events for the network. He also anchored ABC news when Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was killed.

Whit Johnson’s Age

He was born on June 28th, 1982, he is currently 38 years

Whit Johnson’s Family

He was born and raised in San Francisco, California, however, he has managed to keep information about his family background private.

Whit Johnson’s Education

He attended the San Francisco State University with BA degree in Tv and Radio Broadcasting. He thanks his stepfather who is a TV and Radio host Dean Edell for introducing him to the world of broadcasting.

Whit Johnson’s Spouse

He got married on August 11, 2007, to his wife Andrea Fuji who is an ABC News reporter and the couple currently lives in New York.

Whit Johnson’s Kids

The couple has been blessed with two daughters.

Whit Johnson’s height

He stands at 1.8m tall

Whit Johnson’s Net worth

Johnson earns a salary of $54k annually, his net worth is estimated to be around $950, 000.

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