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John Donvan

John Donvan

Who is John Donvan?

John Donvan is a journalist, author, broadcaster, and debate moderator. John Donvan is the host of the Intelligence Squared US Debate, which also has a podcast. In addition, John is an ABC News contributor.

Early Life and Childhood

John Donvan was born in the United States in 1955. John’s age is 67.

He grew up in New York City, New York, in the United States.

Education Details

John Donvan graduated from Regis High School in 1973, where he earned his high school diploma.

Furthermore, John earned his bachelor’s degree in English and Classics from Darmouth College in 1977. He also holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, class of 1980.

Professional Career

Donvan is the host of the Intelligence Squared US debate, a platform that brings together experts to debate proposals on serious topics of public interest that can be heard on NPR, Fora Tv, and as a podcast on Podchaser.

In addition, Intelligence Squared US employs Oxford Union-style debates. Furthermore, John has hosted and moderated the debate since 2008.

Aside from his work as a host and debate moderator, he is an avid storyteller who debuted his first one-man show “Lose the Kid” in Washington, D.C. in September 2013.

Furthermore, his work as a journalist, moderator, and broadcaster has earned him a slew of honors, including two Cine Golden Eagles, four Emmy Awards, and a slew of Overseas Press Club Awards.

John was also honored by the Media Action Network for Asian-Americans and the National Association of Black Journalists.

In 2017, John was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction for his 2016 book, In A Different Key: The Story of Autism, which he co-authored with Caren Zucker.

John Donvan
John Donvan in an interview. Source: interlochenpublicradio

While working for ABC News, he also worked briefly for CNNN as a foreign correspondent covering politics and culture in the Middle East and Europe.

He was an anchor and reporter for WMTW-TV before joining ABC News. Previously, from 1977 to 1978, John worked as the news director for WLIS-AM Radio.

Furthermore, he began his journalism career as a radio intern for WGCH Radio.

Net Worth and Salary

John Donvan’s annual salary is $108,000.

John has amassed a substantial fortune over the years with no lingering doubts. John is worth $2.5 million.

Relationship Status

John Donvan has a happy marriage with his wife Ranit Mishori. John and his wife are the proud parents of two grown-up children.

Body Measurements

He stands taller than average. John is 6 feet 1 inch tall ( approx 1.83m ).

Social Media

His Twitter handle is @JohnDovan.

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  • In 1955, John was born in the United States.
  • He is a broadcaster, journalist, debate moderator, correspondent, and host from the United States.
  • Since 2008, John has also served as the host of the Intelligence Squared US Debate.
  • He has also worked as an ABC News correspondent and writing consultant since 1989.
  • John is 6 feet 1 inch tall ( approx 1.83m ).