Tony Dokoupil Profile
Tony Dokoupil is an American news anchor/reporter working for CBS. He joined CBS News in the year 2016. He is thrilled to work with the CBS news team.
Tony Dokoupil Career
Dokoupil serves at CBS as a co-anchor of CBS This Morning. Previously he was a news correspondent for CBS News and MSNBC. Dokoupil earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from George Washington University and a Master’s degree in American Studies from Columbia University. His research has been featured on both CBS News programs and networks.
Dokoupil interviewed a number of prominent musicians, entertainers, and news writers, including First Lady Hillary Clinton, comedy legend Steve Martin, and music sensation Dolly Parton. His cover stories for CBS Sunday Morning include segments on the scourge of suicide, the potential and challenges of electronic cigarettes, and a successful recovery facility for opioid and alcohol-addicted airline pilots.
As a regular correspondent for CBS This Morning and CBS Evening News, he wrote on the legalization of drugs, data privacy, and the second amendment. In addition, Dokoupil worked as a replacement anchor for CBSN, CBS Weekend News, and CBS This Morning.
After three years at NBC News, Dokoupil joined CBS News, where he was the MSNBC reporter most recently. He was the network’s main writer on a number of major national stories, including the Paris Climate Deal and the Flint Water Issue. It also covered the 2016 democratic primaries. From 2007 to 2013, Dokoupil was a senior writer at Newsweek and The Daily Beast, where he was mentioned on NBC’s Today, ABC’s 20/20, and NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
Dokoupil is also the author of the widely acclaimed book The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana (Doubleday, 2014), a memoir in which he described his father’s experiences in marijuana smuggling in the 1970s and 1980s.
Quick Facts About Tony Dokoupil
|Full Name||Tony Dokoupil|
|Age||41 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Tony Dokoupil Age
Dokoupil was born on December 24, 1980, in Connecticut, United States (he is 41 years old as of 2021.) He celebrates his birthday on the 24th of December every year.
Tony Dokoupil Height
Dokoupil stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Tony Dokoupil Family
His mother, Ann, worked as a teacher, while his father, Anthony, was a merchant of marijuana. His family moved to Miami shortly after he was born. Dokoupil and his mother moved back to Maryland when he was six years old.
Tony Dokoupil Wife and children
Dokoupil is married to a fellow broadcast journalist Katy Tur since October 2017. The couple welcomed their first child together, a son, on 13 April 2019 who they named Teddy Dokoupil. He has two children from a previous relationship.
Tony Dokoupil Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CBS, Dokoupil earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Tony Dokoupil Net Worth
Dokoupil has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million- $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.
Tony Dokoupil CBS News
At CBS News Dokoupil works alongside;
- Jeffrey Pegues
- Jamie Yuccas
- Susan Zirinsky
- Mireya Villarreal
- Bill Whitaker
- Holly Williams
- Omar Villafranca
- Peter Van Sant
- Imtiaz Tyab
- Jonathan Vigliotti
- Tracy Smith
- Susan Spencer
- Bob Schieffer
- Serena Altschul