Jon Decker Biography
Jon Decker is an American Correspondent/Editor/Commentator working with Gray Television as a White House Correspondent and Senior National Editor since January 2021. He has been a member of the White House Press Corps since the year 1995. The year 2015 saw him being elected by his colleagues to the Board of the White House Correspondents’ Association.
Jon Decker Date of Birth / Birthday
Decker was born on the 18th of October 18, 1966, in Washington, D.C, United States. He is 55 years old as of 2022.
Jon Decker Measurements/Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Jon Decker Partner/ Wife
Decker is married to his wife, Caroline Nielson Decker. Caroline happens to work for WSP as a vice president of federal affairs. She was also previously working for Amtrack as the Vice president. She is a proud graduate of both Arizona State University and Georgetown University.
Jon Decker Kids/Children
Decker prefers to keep information about whether or not he has any children away from the public. It is therefore not known if he has any children at the moment. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
Jon Decker Relatives/ Family
Decker was born and raised in the United States. He manages to keep information about his family away from the public. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
Jon Decker Schooling/Education
Decker attended the University of Pennsylvania where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations later on. He then joined The George Washington University Law School where he obtained a Doctor of Law(J.D.).
Jon Decker Profession
Decker works with the Gray Television team where he serves the station as a White House Correspondent and Senior National Editor. He serves on the faculty of Georgetown University and the CLA School of Law where he is now an Adjunct Professor. Additionally, he also serves as a Media Fellow at the McCain Institute. He is also a proud member of the Washington, DC Bar, and also the only lawyer in the White House Press Corps.
Previously, he was also serving as the White House correspondent for Fox News Radio, SiriusXM Radio, and Reuters Television. He has also previously worked as a Washington correspondent for PBS Television’s “Nightly Business Report,” as the host for PBS Television’s “This Week in Business,” and as a business Reporter for the NBC affiliate station in Washington(WRC). This is all in addition to working as a field producer for NBC located in Miami.
Additionally, he was previously working as a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and was also an aide to the late U.S Senator John Heinz, who was born and raised in Washington, DC, and who received his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degrees with honors from the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, he also received a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School. He also studied international law at the Sorbonne in Paris.
Decker has also covered the Clinton, Bush, Obama, Trump, and Biden Administrations. This is in addition to covering 26 State of the Union Addresses, 7 Presidential elections, and the impeachments of both President Clinton and President Trump. Additionally, he has also been on the Supreme Court where he was covering some of the most important cases of the past two decades which include Bush v Gore, and NFIB v. Sebelius. This challenged the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act and Windsor v. the United States, the landmark civil rights case concerning same-sex marriage.
He has also been covering four tennis Grand Slams and has additionally served as a Commentator on the Tennis Channel. He has in addition served as a Board Member of the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation. This is in addition o serving on the Board of Governors of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
In the past two decades, he was also reporting from The Hague, Athens, London, Geneva, Jerusalem, the West Bank, Paris, and Frankfurt. Additionally, he also served in Tel Aviv, Brussels, Madrid, Stockholm, and Montreal. He was also working in Hong Kong, Seoul, Buenos Aires, Luxembourg, Singapore, the DMZ, Melbourne, Puerto Rico, Guant anamo Bay, Cuba, the Bahamas, Beijing, Milan, Havana, Panama, and Taipei. Additionally, The Columbia Journalism Review has called Jon “refreshingly self-aware-for-a-reporter.”
Jon Decker Income
Decker receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Jon Decker Net Worth
Through Decker’s career as a Correspondent/Editor/Commentator, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.