Jon Decker Biography
Jon Decker( Jonathan P. Decker) is an American journalist and White House, correspondent. However, since the year 1995, he has served as a member of the White House press corps and is a correspondent for Gray Television. Additionally, from the year 2014 to 2021 he was the White House correspondent for Fox News Radio. Previously, he was also a White House correspondent for the SiriusXM program and several other news organizations.
Jon Decker Age
Born in the year 1966 in Washington D.C, on the 18th of October. Currently, he is at the age of 55 years old as of 2021. He is yet to celebrate his 56th birthday this year in October 2022.
Jon Decker Height
However, he is a man of an average stature having been measured to be standing at a height of 5 feet 8 inches which is also equal to 1.74m tall.
Jon Decker Weight
So, according to his body appearance, he is estimated to be of moderate body weight. Although he has not yet disclosed any detail relating to his body mass to the public.
Jon Decker Family
He was born and raised in Washington D.C by his caring and loving parents whom he has not revealed to the public. Therefore he is an American citizen by birth having his nationality in America. Additionally, he has not disclosed any of his family members to the public that including even his siblings and other relatives.
Jon Decker Education
Apparently, he attended one of the best Universities in America which is the University of Pennsylvania after completing his high school education at Wharton School. Actually, this was before becoming a financial analyst on Wall Street for the Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. While pursuing his master’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania in International Relations he became the aid to U.S. Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania.
Jon Decker Career
Following the death of Senator Heinz, he fully pursued a career in journalism, where he first hosted a radio program on Pennsylvania public radio. As well as anchoring local cut-ins for CNN Headline News. Afterward, he then relocated to Miami, Florida, where he joined NBC Radio as their Miami correspondent, as well as The Christian Science Monitor and WTVJ, the local NBC affiliate in Miami. While there, he covered stories such as the Major League Baseball strike, and Hurricane Andrew, and reports from Cuba and Haiti.
Eventually, he moved back to Washington, D.C. to take a position as a reporter and producer of the PBS program Nightly Business Report. So that is where he covered the 1996 U.S. presidential election, and the government shutdown.
Apart from that he also became part of the White House Press Corps in 1995. Furthermore, is an elected member of the Board of the White House Correspondents’ Association. Furthermore, he was a White House correspondent for Reuters Television and SiriusXM, including for their program “White House Insider”. Apparently, in December 2014, it was announced that he had joined Fox News Radio as their White House correspondent.
Moreover, he was in a controversy in which he confronted a reporter from The Gateway Pundit, Lucian Wintrich. In addition to that, he announced to the White House briefing room that Wintrich’s news organization hated “blacks, Jews, Hispanics.”
Jon Decker’s Net worth
Presently, he has an estimated net worth of around $1 million to $5 million. This has actually amassed due to his professionalism in his career as a journalist over the years he has been active.
Today he is a White House correspondent and also a senior national editor of Gray Tv. Therefore, he has an annual salary of around $107,800 which is quite a handsome amount every year. Although this might increase depending on his level of seniority.
Presently, he is in a happy marriage with his dear wife namely, Caroline Nielson Decker who is a vice president of federal affairs at WSP. In addition to that, his wife is a graduate of Arizona State University and Georgetown University. It is not clear about their family whether they both have children this is because they have not shared it with the public.