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Jericka Duncan | Biography

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  • Full Name Jericka Duncan
  • Occupation News correspondent, Television Host
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace New York, USA
  • Birth Date Aug 12, 1983
  • Age 38 Years, 3 Months
National Correspondent and Host of the Sunday Edition of the 'CBS Weekend News'

Jericka Duncan | Biography

Joined CBS News in 2013

In 2013, Duncan was hired by CBS News as a national correspondent. She has covered significant topics such as sexual misconduct allegations against R. Kelly, Bill Cosby, and Harvey Weinstein; the shooting murders of four Marines and a Navy sailor in Chattanooga; the 70th anniversary of D-Day and Normandy; and a range of national breaking news stories. 


Jericka Duncan is a national TV news correspondent for CBS News in New York City. 

Who Is Jericka Duncan?

Jericka Duncan is an American news correspondent for CBS News. She currently anchors the CBS Weekend News and is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. 

Throughout her career, Duncan has done some remarkable work and also received some awards.

She has also received 'Best Spot News Coverage,' from the 'New York State Broadcasters Association Award,' an 'Emmy award' for 'Best Morning Show,' and the 'Broadcast Journalist of the Year' from Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists.

How Old Is Jericka Duncan?

Jericka Duncan was born in New York, the USA, on August 12, 1983. She is 38 years old as of 2021.

Early Life and Education

Duncan graduated from Aurora High School in 2011. While in high school, she was on the basketball team, track, and field team. She set five records for her high school as a track and field competitor. 

Duncan completed her bachelor's degree from Ohio University in 2005. In college, she pursued a communications degree while continuing to run track and field. Likewise, Duncan was also the caption of the track team. In the same year of her graduation, she received the 'NAACP Image Award' of Athletics.

Later, she earned a Juris Master's degree in American legal studies from Liberty University.

Father 

Her father's name is Ronnie Duncan. In June 2017, on the occasion of father's day, Duncan shared a picture with her father on Twitter. 

Early Career 

Upon graduating in 2005, Duncan started her professional career as a TV reporter for the NBC affiliated television station WETM-TV in Elmira, New York. Later, she began reporting for WIVB-TV, a CBS-affiliated television station in Buffalo, New York. 

In 2010, Duncan moved to KYW-TV, a CBS O&O station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and worked there for three years. In 2011 and 2012, she covered the Philadelphia basement kidnapping where she reported about four adults being held captive and their social security checks being stolen by their detainer. This case helped Duncan win the 'Associated Press' first-place award and receive nominations for a 'Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award.'

CBS News

In 2013, Duncan was hired by CBS News as a national correspondent. She has covered significant topics such as sexual misconduct allegations against R. Kelly, Bill Cosby, and Harvey Weinstein; the shooting murders of four Marines and a Navy sailor in Chattanooga; the 70th anniversary of D-Day and Normandy; and a range of national breaking news stories. 

In 2018, she reported on the White House in Washington, DC. In 2020, Duncan reported from Pennsylvania for the presidential election. While there, she interviewed Breonna Taylor's mother and broke the news that no one would be prosecuted directly in Taylor's death. Duncan was also one of the first network journalists on the ground in Alabama to cover the state's most restrictive abortion bill since Roe v. Wade. 

Since 2020, Duncan has been working as an anchor along with Adriana Diaz for CBS Weekend News. Diaz anchors the Saturday broadcast from Chicago, and Duncan hosts the Sunday broadcasts from New York. 

Is Jericka Duncan Married?

There is no information about Duncan's husband or her marital status. However, she has a daughter named Journey. Any information about Journey's father has not been revealed. 

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