Derek Thompson Bio | Wiki
Derek Thompson is an American journalist and author. He has been serving as a staff writer at The Atlantic since September 2008. Derek is also a news analyst for NPR’s national afternoon show, “Here and Now” and also a contributor to CBS News. Moreover, he is the host of the “Plain English” podcast that is aired at Ringer. Additionally, he is the author of the national bestselling book Hit Makers.
Derek Thompson Age
He was born on May 18, 1986, in McLean Virginia, in the United States of America. Derek is 36 years old.
Derek Thompson Height
He is a man of average stature. Derek stands at the height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.74 m).
Derek Thompson Family
He was born to his hardworking parents in McLean Virginia, in the United States. Derek is the son of the late Petra Kahn and the late Robert. His mother died of pancreatic cancer on July 18, 2013, after spending 16 months with the diagnosis. He has a younger sister Kira.
Derek Thompson Education
He earned his high school diploma from a local high school where he appeared in several theatrical productions at the Shakespeare Theater and also Folger Shakespeare Theater. Upon his graduation, Derek joined Northwestern University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 2008.
Derek Thompson Wife
He currently resides in the Washington District of Columbia. Derek is a member of Giving What We Can, a group of people who give 10% of their income to effective charities since 2016. However, details regarding his relationship life remain unknown. Thus, there are no previous records regarding him as single, engaged, or married.
Derek Thompson Podcast
He serves as the host of a News podcast, Plain English. Derek covers the big questions and headlines that matter to you in his new podcast. Also, he invites guests who engage the news with clear viewpoints and memorable takeaways. Additionally, the podcast contains 76 episodes as of July 25, 2022.
Derek Thompson The Atlantic
Derek has been serving as a staff writer at The Atlantic since September 2008. He is also a news analyst for NPR’s national afternoon show, “Here and Now” on Mondays and also a contributor to CBS News. Moreover, he is the host of the “Plain English” podcast that is aired at Ringer. Derek was the host of the technology and science podcast Crazy/Genius in 2018.
The podcast was nominated for an iHeartMedia Best Podcast Award in its first year. Further, he has written two cover stories for a lengthy profile of X, the research and development division of Alphabet, and “A World Without Work”. Derek also coined the term “hygiene theater” referring to the hygiene measures used during the COVID-19 pandemic that has done little to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Apart from his journalism career, he is the author of the national bestseller and winner book Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction in 2017. In 2018, the book receved the American Marketing Association’s Leonard L. Berry Marketing Book Award for being the best marketable book.
Some of Derek’s colleagues at The Atlantic include:
Jonathan Rauch – Contributing Editor
Jeffrey Goldberg – Editor-in-chief
Franklin Foer – Staff Writer
Annie Lowrey – Writer
Jemele Hill – Staff Writer
McKay Coppins – Staff Writer
Peter Beinart – Contributor
Derek Thompson Salary
He receives satisfying pay working as a staff writer at The Atlantic. Derek’s salary is $82,200 annually.
Derek Thompson Net Worth
He has worked as a professional journalist and author for some time now and through his hard work, he has gathered a decent fortune. Derek’s estimated net worth is $985,780
How Old Is Derek Thompson
Derek is 36 years old born on May 18, 1986, in McLean Virginia, in the USA.
How Much Is Derek Thompson Worth
Derek has a net worth of $985,780 attained through his professional journalism and author work.