Jason Johnson Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, MSNBC, Net Worth, Salary

Jason Johnson is an American political scientist, commentator, & writer working at MSNBC and CNN as a regular political contributor.

Jason Johnson Biography

Jason Johnson is an American political scientist, commentator, and writer working at MSNBC and CNN. He serves as a regular political contributor to the 2 networks. He is also the author of the book “Political Consultants and Campaigns: One Day to Sell”. 

Jason Johnson Age

Johnson is 45 years old as of 2021. He was born on March 14, 1976, in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 14 of March every year.

Jason Johnson Height

Johnson stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93m) tall.

Jason Johnson Family

Johnson has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Johnson has any siblings.

Jason Johnson Wife

Johnson is openly gay. However, he has not disclosed the name of his partner as he likes to keep his personal life private.

Jason Johnson Net Worth

Johnson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.

Jason Johnson
Jason Johnson

Jason Johnson Salary

Johnson earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Jason Johnson Education

Johnson attended the University of Virginia where he earned his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in government. Later on, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received a Master of Arts (M.A.) and Ph.D. in political science.

Jason Johnson Career

Johnson serves at MSNBC and CNN as a regular political contributor. Furthermore, he is the author of the book “Political Consultants and Campaigns: One Day to Sell”. Johnson also serves as an associate professor of communication and journalism at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, where he teaches courses that concentrate on international and political journalism. 

He was named the politics editor for The Source in October 2010. Furthermore, he also served as politics editor of The Root until early 2020. In addition, he was a former professor at Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio where he taught political science and communications.

He can be seen often on MSNBC, and Al Jazeera English as a commentator, and in addition, he has appeared in The O’Reilly Factor on  Fox News Channel. Furthermore, he is a regular political commentator on WYTV in Youngstown,  WKBN-TV,  WOIO in Cleveland, and WKYC in Ohio.

More to that, he often appears on radio stations such as WHYY-FM in Philadelphia,  CKNW in Vancouver, British Columbia, The Basheer Jones Show on WERE, and WCPN in Cleveland. Furthermore, he has appeared on All Things Considered and on NPR’s Morning Edition.

After referring to female African American supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders as being from “the Island of Misfit Black Girls” he became temporarily “benched” in February 2020.

His comment to female African American supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders as being from “the Island of Misfit Black Girls” made him fired from his position at The Root. While he serves at MSNBC, he has made several other noteworthy statements regarding the 2020 United States presidential election.

In legislative races in Virginia, South Carolina, and Maryland, he served as a campaign manager. In addition, he worked on the 2000 London mayoral election in the field of international and comparative politics. Prior to this, he served in Mexico and South Africa as an international election monitor.

The Wall Street Journal,  Akron Beacon Journal, The Plain Dealer, The Cincinnati Enquirer, and The Hill have all quoted him as an expert on politics. In addition, he has also made an appearance in the online edition of  Black Enterprise and Essence.

He stated that Sanders’s presidential campaign was done and that he would drop out by August in January 2019. Furthermore, he argued that billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is not an oligarch, prompting Saagar Enjeti of The Hill to characterize Johnson as a “professional wrong person” in February 2020. In July 2020, he came back to MSNBC, and he serves as a regular political panelist.

Jason Johnson MSNBC

Johnson is working at MSNBC where he works alongside other famous MSNBC anchors and reporters including;

  1. Lawrence O’Donnell
  2. Kelly O’Donnell
  3. Kristen Welker
  4. Peter Alexander
  5. Kasie Hunt
  6. Monica Alba
  7. Carol Lee
  8. Garret Haake
  9. Savannah Guthrie
  10. Marrianna Sotomayor
  11. Mike Memoli
  12. Steve Patterson
  13. Morgan Radford
  14. Lester Holt
  15. Geoff Bennett
  16. Steve Schmidt
  17. Richard Lui
  18. Cynthia McFadden
  19. Ali Velshi
  20. Kate Snow
  21. Jacob Soboroff
  22. Heldi Przybyla
  23. Josh Lederman
  24. Leigh Ann Caldwell
  25. Tamron Hall
  26. Eugene Robinson
  27. Nicolle Wallace
  28. Chuck Todd
  29. Steve Kornack
  30. Rachel Maddow
  31. Yasmin Vossoughian
  32. Joshua Johnson
  33. Lindsey Reiser
  34. Alicia Menendez
  35. Chris Jansing
  36. Savannah Sellers
  37. Brian Williams
  38. Alex Witt
  39. Cori Coffin
  40. Kendis Gibson
  41. Ayman Mohyeldin
  42. Katy Tur
  43. Andrea Mitchell
  44. Craig Melvin
  45. Hallie Jackson
  46. Stephanie Ruhle

Jason Johnson Social Media Platforms

Johnson is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 238k followers on Twitter, and over 10k followers on Instagram.

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