Roger Johnson Bio, BBC, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Roger Johnson?

British, Journalist and Presenter, Roger Johnson, works with BBC where he serves station as a Journalist, newsreader, and presenter. He has been working with the station since 1997.

Roger Johnson
Roger Johnson

Roger Johnson Date of Birth / Age

Johnson is approximately 50 years as of 2022 although his exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Roger Johnson Height

Johnson stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Roger Johnson’s Parents and Siblings

Johnson  was born in the former mining village of Chesterton, in Staffordshire in 1969, and grew up in the market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme (also in Staffordshire). He is the son of BBC Radio Stoke commentator Nigel Johnson.

Roger Johnson Spouse / Wife

Johnson has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Johnson is married or not but the information will be updated once available.

Roger Johnson Kids / Children

Details regarding whether or not Johnson has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Roger Johnson Education

Johnson was educated at Newcastle-under-Lyme School, an independent school in his hometown of Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, followed by the University of Birmingham and the University of California, Berkeley.

Roger Johnson Career

Johnson joined the BBC after university – working as a reporter at BBC Radio Solent and BBC Radio Manchester. His first television role was as a sports journalist on BBC South’s news program South Today. During this time he was also the relief presenter for Sally Taylor and worked for several other BBC Television outlets. He was named Royal Television Society Regional Sports Presenter of the Year in 2002  and was nominated on three other occasions.

He left BBC South in September 2011 after 14 years to replace Gordon Burns as the main anchor on North West Tonight, originally alongside Ranvir Singh and then Annabel Tiffin. In April 2014, Johnson anchored coverage of the 25th Anniversary Service for the Hillsborough Disaster.  Johnson and the BBC team won the award again in,2015 for a compilation entry. The program also won the award in 2017 for a compilation of coverage of the Manchester Arena Bombing, in which Johnson played a leading role. BBC North West Tonight, presented by Johnson, was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for News Coverage in 2014 and again in 2017.


Johnson works with WICZ where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Martine Croxall
  2. Reeta Chakrabarti
  3. Fiona Bruce
  4. Tina Daheley
  5. Victoria Derbyshire
  6. Huw Edwards
  7. Christian Fraser
  8. Joanna Gosling
  9. Jane Hill
  10. Geeta Guru-Murthy
  11. Mishal Husain
  12. Faisal Islam
  13. Stephen Sackur
  14. Lyse Doucet
  15. Yalda Hakim
  16. Ben Brown
  17. Jon Sopel
  18. George Alagiah
  19. Emma Barnett 
  20. Marcella Whittingdale

Roger Johnson Achievements

He was nominated as Nations & Regions Presenter of the Year at the Royal Television Society Journalism Awards innorthwest2019 and was the winner of the Broadcast Presenter Award at the O2 Media Awards NW in 2018. From 2009 to 2011, he was a regular relief presenter on the BBC News Channel, presenting a variety of shifts during the week and at weekends. He broke the news of the death of singer Amy Winehouse. . Johnson has also been a regular reporter on the BBC’s Match of the Day and Final Score programs.

He was part of the Match of the Day reporting team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.. Since 2012, he has been a regular presenter of BBC Breakfast on Sundays. He has also presented the Friday, Saturday and Bank Holiday editions of the program. Johnson is a patron of Willowbrook Hospice in Prescot on Merseyside, England. He was also a patron of Southampton charity the Rose Road Association’s ‘Change My Life’ appeal  and was a supporter of Naomi House Children’s Hospice, for whom he hosted a range of fund-raising events. He has also anchored the BBC’s regional Children in Need coverage (south or north west) since 1998.

How Much Does Roger Johnson Earn?

Johnson earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Roger Johnson Worth?

As a journalist and presenter, Johnson has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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