David Johnson Biography/Wiki
David Johnson is a skilled American Journalist who is currently working at WPXI-TV as an anchor. He anchors at 5, 6, and WPXI Tonight with Lisa Sylvester. Johnson also anchors the News on PCNC at 7 p.m.
David Johnson Age
How old is Johnson? He is 57 years as of 2023. Johnson was born on 3 July 1957. He celebrates his birthday on 3 July every year.
David Johnson Education
Johnson earned his first degree from Daytona Beach Community College in 1977. He then transferred to the University of Florida and earned a Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting.
David Johnson Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
David Johnson Family
Johnson was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida the United State. However, he has not revealed information regarding his family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
David Johnson Wife
He is married to Nancy Polinsky Johnson. The two began dating in 1984. Polinsky is the owner of Shady Ave magazine since 2009 where she also serves as an editor and a publisher.
David Johnson Children
The two are blessed with two all-grown sons; Michael and Eric. Johnson has not disclosed further information concerning his sons. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
David Johnson Career
Johnson was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and grew up near Daytona Beach. He graduated from the University of Florida and earned a Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting. As soon as he finished studying he began his career in television. Johnson worked on the air in Gainesville, Jacksonville, Chattanooga, Orlando, and Atlanta.
It was in Atlanta at WSB-TV that he met his wife, Nancy, who can be seen on WQED during pledge breaks and cooking shows. The two are blessed with two sons, Michael and Eric. He was part of the longest-running anchor team in Pittsburgh TV history, along with Peggy Finnegan before her retirement in 2020, and together they were named Broadcasters of the Year for 2016 by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters, the first anchor team so honored.
The two also received the 2015 Press Club of Western Pennsylvania’s President’s Award for career achievement in journalism. Since January 1985, Johnson has worked at WPXI when he came to Pittsburgh from Atlanta. He anchored the noon news and filed reports for the 6 p.m. news and then was promoted to being an evening news anchor in 1989.
He has won an Emmy Award for his work at WPXI, and also a number of Pittsburgh Press Club Golden Quills and other regional and local honors. Johnson has covered major national stories, including the Democratic National Convention in 1988, space shuttle launches, the 1989 San Francisco earthquake, the Oklahoma City bombing, and 9/11, among others. Johnson considers the Quecreek Mine rescue his favorite because he covered it from start to finish – and it ended with all nine miners alive.
Since 2002, David 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. In addition, he has a long history of volunteer work with St. Barnabas Health. Johnson and his wife are proud to call the great city of Pittsburgh their home and are delighted that their two sons are native Pittsburghers.
David Johnson Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his broadcasting career.
David Johnson Social Media Platforms
Johnson is very active on all social media accounts and he is often seen posting on his platforms. He has over 14.2k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.