CBS News Correspondent and Contributing Editor to the Atlantic

John Dickerson is co-host of CBS This Morning. Dickerson joined CBS This Morning in January 2018. Prior to that, he was anchor of Face The Nation and CBS News’ chief Washington correspondent. Dickerson is also a contributing editor to The Atlantic, co-host of Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast and host of the Whistlestop podcast. Dickerson joined CBS News in April 2009 as an analyst and contributor. For six years, he was the network’s political director, and during the 2016 presidential campaign, he moderated CBS News’ two presidential debates. Dickerson started working in Washington in 1995, covering the White House, Congress and economics. For 10 years, he was Slate Magazine’s chief political correspondent, winning the Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency for a 2010 long-form series on risk profiled U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Before Slate, Dickerson covered politics for 12 years for Time magazine.