Joe Johns Biography
Born in the USA, Joe Johns is an American Senior Washington Correspondent for CNN, based in the Washington, D.C., bureau where he was promoted to that position in 2014.
He previously worked for Today as an NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent and other NBC programs. He also worked for WRC-TV/NBC4 in Washington, D.C., and as an anchor for WSAZ-TV in 1980.
Johns Went to West High School in Columbus, Ohio where he was a star discus thrower. He was also a four-year scholarship track and field athlete at Marshall University and was inducted into the Marshall University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003.
He graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, and a law degree from American University in D.C.
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Johns joined CNN in 2004 where he was made the congressional correspondent responsible for covering a wide range of breaking and political news. He also served as a justice correspondent assigned to cover the Supreme Court and report on legal and crime issues.
Johns also appears on Anderson Cooper 360° and many other shows all over the network. In 2014, he was promoted to CNN’s Senior Washington Correspondent.
Joe Johns Age
Joe was born Joseph Eduardo on 17th April. His exact year of birth is not known.
Joe Johns Height and Weight
Johns stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. His weight measurements are not available.
Joe Johns Family
Joe was born in the U.S.A. The exact place of birth is not known as well as the name of his parents and siblings. He’s said to have been born to African and American parents and he spent his childhood in Columbus, Ohio.
Joe Johns Wife
Joe was married to his wife Michelle Bernard until they parted ways in 2008. Michelle was an MSNCB TV journalist and a lawyer, for several years. Their marriage story is quite interesting. Unlike other regular weddings, Joe and Michelle eloped and tied the knot in Middleburg United Methodist Church in Virginia wearing casual jeans. It is, however, not known when the couple got married.
Although the actual reason for their divorce is not yet known, Michelle made the separation evident as she newly got married. Joe, however, seems to be leading a single life, focusing on his career as he has not talked about his current love life. The couple has 2 children.
Joe Johns Career
Joe began his career in journalism in 1980 when he started working for WSAZ-TV in Huntington, West Virginia. He was a news reporter and later an anchor at the station. He later joined WSOC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 1983, he joined NBC affiliate WRC-TV where he received great recognition for his work. He became nationally known for his crime and law enforcement reporting. At NBC, Johns worked for a decade as an NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent.
He provided coverage on numerous political stories that were considered high profile including the impeachment of former President of the United State Bill Clinton. He was also the reporter that broke the story regarding House Majority Leader Tom Delay’s first indictment on conspiracy charges. He also covered the story of the Beltway Sniper and the Sago mining disaster.
Joe Johns Salary
His salary and net worth have not been disclosed.
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