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Whit Johnson
Whit Johnson
Born
Whitney C. Johnson

(1982-06-28) June 28, 1982 (age 37)
ResidenceNew York City, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Alma materSan Francisco State University (B.A.)
OccupationJournalist
TelevisionKSL-TV
KNDO
KNDU
CBS News (2009-2012)
KNBC (2012-2017)
ABC News (2018-present)
Andrea Fujii (2007-present)
Children2

Whitney C. "Whit" Johnson (born June 28, 1982) is an American journalist and Co-Anchor of the weekend editions of Good Morning America

Early life

Johnson was born and raised in San Francisco, California. His career has taken him through four states and Washington, D.C.. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. degree in Television and Radio Broadcasting. Johnson credits his stepfather TV and radio host Dean Edell for introducing him to the world of broadcasting.

Career

Early in Johnson's career, he was an evening weekday anchor and reporter for KSL-TV, an NBC-affiliate in Salt Lake City, Utah. He began his on-air career as an evening weekend anchor and reporter for KNDO / KNDU, the NBC-affiliated duopoly Yakima / Tri-Cities, Washington.

Johnson joined CBS News, as a network correspondent and fill-in anchor in 2009. He earned many accolades for his reporting in the White House, Capitol Hill and on foreign policy issues.

Johnson joined KNBC in 2012, as a general assignment reporter, he traveled to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, reporting from Boston for Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential run, he covered the Washington D.C. Navy Yard mass shootings and the Asiana flight 214 crash landing in San Francisco International Airport. In June 2014, he joined Today in L.A., as co-anchor alongside Daniella Guzman replacing Michael Brownlee who was moved to the station's noon newscasts and Michelle Valles who was moved to the weekend morning newscasts. Johnson announced on December 13, 2017 that he was leaving KNBC to pursue other interests.

Johnson started on-air on ABC-TV's Good Morning America, as a correspondent and co-anchor in March 2018. In addition, he debuted on ABC World News Tonight on March 21 2018.

On September 29 2018 it was announced that Johnson would take over as Co-Anchor of the weekend editions of Good Morning America

Johnson's first day on Good Morning America was on September 30 2018

Personal life

Johnson lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife, married on August 11, 2007, Andrea Fujii, an employee of KCBS-TV / KCAL-TV, with his two daughters.[]

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