David Johnson Biography
David Johnson is an American Award -Winning anchor working for WPXI as a co-anchor. He joined the station in January 1985.
David Johnson Age / Birthday
Jackson is 67 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 3, 1957, in Jacksonville.
David Johnson Height / Measurements
Johnson is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.
David Johnson’s Partner/ Husband or Wife
Johnson is lawfully wedded to his wife, Nancy Polinsky Johnson. They dated for a while before getting married. They both met in Atlanta at WSB-TV, Nancy used o work at WQED during pledge breaks and cooking shows. She owns Shady Ave magazine since 2009 and also works as an editor and a publisher.
David Johnson’s Kids / Children
Johnson and his wife, Nancy are proud parents of two sons, Michael and Eric. He manages to keep information regarding his kids away from the limelight. However, we will update this information about his children once it’s available.
David Johnson’s Family / Relatives
Johnson was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and was raised near Daytona Beach. He manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether he has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.
David Johnson Career
Johnson co-anchors Channel 11 News at 5, 6, and WPXI Tonight alongside Lisa Sylvester. Also, he anchors the News on PCNC at 7 p.m. In Pittsburgh TV history, he was part of the longest-running anchor team with Peggy Finnegan prior to his retirement in 2020, and both got named Broadcasters of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters for 2016.
Furthermore, they also earned the 2015 Press Club of Western Pennsylvania’s President’s Award for career achievement in journalism. Johnson anchored the noon news and filed reports for the 6 p.m. news. He then changed his position to evening news anchor in 1989.
He received a Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting at the University of Florida. Johnson worked on the air in Gainesville, Chattanooga, Orlando, Atlanta, and Jacksonville. He has won a number of Pittsburgh Press Club Golden Quills, an Emmy Award for his work at WPXI, and other regional and local honors.
Johnson has reported major national stories, including 9/11, the Democratic National Convention in 1988, the Oklahoma City bombing, the 1989 San Francisco earthquake, and space shuttle launches. The Quecreek Mine rescue is his favorite because he reported it from start to finish and it ended with all nine miners alive.
He has volunteered weekly at the National Council of Jewish Women’s Children’s Waiting Room at the Family Court building, babysitting the children of litigants and jurors since 2002. Also, he has a long history of volunteer work with St. Barnabas Health.
David Johnson Salary
Johnson receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
David Johnson’s Net Worth
Through Johnson’s career as a co-anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
David Johnson WPXI
Johnson works with WPXI where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Lisa Sylvester
- Gordon Loesch
- Katherine Amenta
- Susan Koeppen
- Jennifer Tomazic
- Liz Kilmer
- Alyssa Raymond
- Lori Houy
- Lauren Talotta
- Stephen Cropper
- Jessica Faith
- Scott Harbaugh
- Stephanie Allison
- Alby Oxenreiter
- Jenna Harner
David Johnson Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Johnson is active on his social media accounts. He has about 19k followers on his Facebook Page, about 14.1k followers on his Twitter account, and around 3556 followers on his Instagram account.