Jericka Duncan Biography
Jericka Duncan is a news anchor and correspondent from the United States of America. She works as a national correspondent for CBS News and a show called CBS This Morning at CBS News channel which is based in New York City. The news correspondent rose to fame in the year 2018 after revealing the text messages from Jeff Fager, after she did coverage on sexual allegations against him.
Jericka has proved to be good in covering the toughest, highest-profile stories that have hit the courts and gripped the country including the trials of Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, and Breonna Taylor. In addition, her work has won her an Emmy Award in the category of Best Morning show as well as the Best News Coverage. Jericka is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She has also worked with the Boys and Girls Club. Some of the organizations she has supported include the Black Leadership Commission on Aids and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Jericka Duncan CBS News
Since 2013, Jericka has been working as a national correspondent for CBS This Morning which is located in New York City. Duncan is known for her broadcasting and reporting skills on CBS News. Furthermore, Jericka has done coverage of stories like the historic snowstorms in Boston and the D-Day Normandy 70th anniversary. Duncan has also covered allegations against R Kelly, Billy Cosby, and Harvey Weinstein. Some of her stories also include the shooting deaths of four marines and national breaking news stories.
Jericka began her started her career in WETM-TV which is affiliated with NBC. She worked there for a short while until moving to the CBS affiliated station WIVB-TV which is based in Buffalo, New York State, where she worked for five years. In 2010, the reporter went to work at KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jericka Duncan Education
Duncan went to Aurora High School which is located in Aurora, Ohio, USA, and graduated in 2001. Afterward, she joined Ohio University in Ohio. She studied and later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2005.
Jericka Duncan Age | Ethnicity
Jericka Duncan was born on the 12th day of August in the year 1983 in Ohio, U.S.A. As of 2021, the journalist is 38 years old and her zodiac sign is Leo. In addition, she is an American Citizen by birth and belongs to the African-American ethnicity.
Jericka Duncan Height | Weight
The journalist is 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m) tall and weighs 52kg (114lbs).
Jericka Duncan Family | Parents
Duncan was born and brought up in New York City, New York, USA. She is a daughter to Ronnie Duncan and Yvonne Duncan. Ronnie is a former award-winning journalist who began his career in 1978 and celebrates his birthday on the 14th day of October every year. There is not much information regarding her mother Yvonne. Moreover, Jericka is the eldest of her two siblings, a younger sister Jasmine, and a brother Joshua. Both of her siblings are married. The correspondent often posts pictures of herself together with her parents and siblings. When she is not working she enjoys doing charity work.
Jericka Duncan Married | Husband | Dray Clark
Duncan has managed to keep her private life out of the public eye and not much is known regarding her spouse. Nonetheless, it has been rumored that she was in a relationship with a Dary Clark whom people have mistaken for Dray Clark the NBC 10 reporter. However, she has not confirmed or said anything regarding that rumor.
Jericka Duncan Baby | Daughter
Duncan has indicated in her Instagram account that she is a mother. She has a beautiful daughter whose name and age are not yet known. Every so often, the journalist shares pictures of her daughter on social media but has never revealed the father.
Jericka Duncan and Jeff Fager
In the year 2018, Duncan did coverage on sexual harassment scandals on CBS Channel. Jeff Fager who was the executive producer of a show known as 60 Minutes on the same channel was accused of inappropriately touching female CBS News staff at company events. Afterward, Jericka started receiving threatening messages from Jeff. The pressure from sexual harassment allegations from several women continued to build-up which led to Jeff getting fired. The president of CBS News announced that Jeff was fired due to violating the company policy. When Jeff was fired, Jericka got a lot of support from her CBS co-workers like Norah O’Donnell, John Dickerson, and Gayle King.
Jericka Duncan and Adriana Diaz
The CBS News president named the national correspondents Jericka and Adriana Diaz as the new anchors of CBS Weekend News. Moreover, Adriana has previously worked as the Beijing-based correspondent for CBS News and a digital journalist.
Jericka Duncan Track and Field
While studying at Aurora High School, she was a member of the basketball team as well as the track and field team. She was really good and very competitive at track and field and managed to set five records for Aurora High School. After clearing high school she went to college at Ohio University where she continued to run track and field. Additionally, Jericka was captain of the track team while in college. In 2005, the correspondent earned the NAACP Image Award of Athletics.
Jericka Duncan Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby an American stand-up comedian was accused of several sexual assaults which became highly publicized in 2014. In the year 2018, Cosby was convicted of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby was put to prison until the conviction was annulled in June 2021, by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. In November 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court was petitioned by the prosecution asking it to reverse the decision. However, the Supreme Court refused to do so. Duncan was in the courthouse watching the trials and reporting the updates. She went ahead and interviewed the comedian after his release from prison.
Jericka Duncan Sorority
The journalist did a coverage on the story of a 19-year-old Jordan Hankins who committed suicide. Jordan was a former student at Northwestern University. Jordan’s parents are suing the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority accusing them of the cause of Jordan’s suicide. Additionally, the sorority has been charged with hazing which may have caused severe anxiety and depression to Jordan making her commit suicide. The Alpha Kapha Alpha sorority was given a suspension from Northwestern’s campus in May 2017.
Jericka Duncan Net Worth | Salary
The national correspondent has made quite a fortune from her broadcasting career. She stands at a net worth of approximately $5 Million. However, her salary is not yet clear but we are doing our best to get this information.
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