Is Jericka Duncan married? However, she is currently dating Dary Clark. Many people have mistaken Dary Clark as NBC 10 reporter Dray Clark. Duncan is blessed with a daughter. She is having a busy schedule because of her career which unwillingly made her allot less time for her family. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Duncan:
Who is Jericka Duncan?
Born as Jericka Duncan, she landed the planet on August 12, 1983, which makes her age be 37 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is an American journalist who is known for being a national television news correspondent for CBS News.
During her long journalism career, she has covered multiple major national stories. She appeared into the headlines when she came public with texts from the former chairman of CBS News Jeff Fager (born on December 10, 1954) after covering sexual allegations made towards him in 2018.
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Early Life and Education
Duncan was born in 1983 and her place of birth is in Aurora, Ohio, the United States of America. Talking about her family background, she is the daughter of Ronnie Duncan. On January 19, 2020, she posted a photo with her father with the caption “No this is not my date, it’s my dad:)” She has also wished her father through Twitter on June 17, 2018, on Father’s Day.
Regarding her education and academic achievements, she went to Aurora High School from where she received her graduation in 2001. She was active on sports and was a member of the school’s basketball team as well as in the track and field team. After completing her high school graduation, she went to Ohio University from where she received her degree in Communications.
While being enrolled at the university, she turned as the captain of the track team. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications in 2005. The same year, she earned the NAACP Image Award of Athletics.
Career and Professional Life
Duncan started working for the NBC-affiliated television station WETM-TV in 2005 in Elmira, New York. Later, she moved to the CBS-affiliated television station WIVB-TV and started reporting in Buffalo, New York. She started working for CBS O&O station; KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2010. She made a big breakthrough in her journalism career by turning as the national correspondent for CBS News in 2013.
She is noted for reporting several national stories and events including the 70th anniversary of D-Day in 2014. She also reported on the Washington Navy Yard shooting and the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. While reporting on Jeff Fager’s story of sexual harassment, she received threatening texts which she exposed in September 2018.
The National Association of Black Journalists praised her efforts and playing a crucial role in promoting Me Too movement. She was also praised by her CBS coworkers including John Dickerson (born on July 6, 1968), Norah O’Donnell (born on January 23, 1974) and Gayle King (born in December 1954).
American journalist Jericka Duncan isn’t married. She is in a relationship with Dary Clark. She tries to keep her personal secrets and relationship history out of the public’s attention. One can easily explore her professional life but most of her personal life details are kept behind the curtains.
CBS News’ national television news correspondent Jericka Duncan stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 7 inches. She weighs about 54 kilograms which makes her possess a healthy/ fit BMI calculation. Short hair is one of her distinctive features. She is active in sports from her school days which is the main reason behind her fitness for which she adopts a healthy lifestyle. She is brave and can easily face all the challenges that come in her professional path. Her body statistics are said to be 32-26-35 inches.
Salary and Net worth
Jericka Duncan has an estimated net worth of 1.8 million USD. She is active in the media industry for more than a decade and has already covered major national issues. She has earned multiple awards for her contribution to the journalism industry including the “Best Spot News Coverage” award in 2007 provided by the New York State Broadcasters Association Award.
She also received the local “Best Morning Show” Emmy award in 2008. She also gained first place award from the Associated Press for covering the Philadelphia basement kidnapping, or the “Basement of Horror” case. The coverage allowed her to grab a nomination for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award.