Facts of Judy Woodruff
|Full Name:||Judy Woodruff|
|Age:||74 years 0 months|
|Birth Date:||November 20, 1946|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
|Birth Place:||Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.|
|Father's Name:||William Henry Woodruff|
|Mother's Name:||Anna Lee Woodruff|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Al Hunt|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 2 inches (1.57m)|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Bra Size:||34 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
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Judy Woodruff is an American broadcast journalist who has worked in network, cable, and public television news since 1976.
Currently, she is working as an anchor and managing editor for the PBS NewsHour.
Judy Woodruff: Bio, Age, Nationality, Ethnicity, Parents
Judy Woodruff was born on November 20, 1946, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the U.S. She holds American nationality but her ethnicity is unknown.
Talking about her family, Her father’s name is William Henry Woodruff and her mother’s name is Anna Lee Woodruff. As per her sibling, she has a sister named Anita.
Judy Woodruff attended Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She initially pursued a degree in mathematics. In 1966, after a couple of years, she transferred to Duke University.
Further, she decided to study journalism in her senior year and then, she graduated from Duke with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1968.
Body Measurements: Height, Eye, Hair
She has a height of 5 feet 2 inches tall and has a weight of 56 kg. She has a green color eye with blonde hair. She has a slim body built with the measurements of 34-25-35 inches for her waist, breast, and hip.
Judy Woodruff: Relationship, Husband, Children
Woodruff is a married woman. Her husband’s name is Al Hunt who is a columnist and former reporter. They got married on April 5, 1980, in St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.
They first met during a softball game between journalists and staff of the Carter presidential campaign in Plains, Georgia in 1976.
The couple is blessed with three children named Jeffrey (1981), Benjamin (1986), and Lauren (1989). They adopted Lauren when she was four months old from Korea.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
She is active on social sites on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 34k followers on Facebook, over 3k on Instagram and 111k on Twitter.
Professional Life and Career
She started her career in 1968 by working as a secretary at the news department of the ABC affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia (WQXI-TV). In 1970, she abandoned the ABC affiliate and joined the CBS affiliate WAGA-TV and worked as a reporter.
In 1975, She moved to NBC, where she worked as a general-assignment reporter based in Atlanta. In mid-1983, Woodruff joined PBS and became the chief Washington correspondent for The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.
Woodruff left the NewsHour in 1993 to move to CNN. In June 1993, she started anchoring the political talk show Inside Politics, and the international news program The World Today together with Frank Sesno.
In 1995, when the daily world affairs program CNN WorldView launched, Judy and Shaw become the host. In June 2005 Woodruff left CNN after her contract expired in order to teach, write, and work on a long-form television project.
Woodruff returned to The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer as a special correspondent in 2006 and became a senior correspondent in February 2007.
In September 2013, Woodruff became co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour, presenting the program with Gwen Ifill on weekdays and alone on Fridays.
In February 2016, Woodruff and Ifill moderated the sixth Democratic presidential debate but Ifill died in November 2016 and woodruff became the sole anchor of the NewsHour.
She has also written the book named This Is Judy Woodruff at the White House, in which she has described her experiences working as a journalist.
1)Joan Shorenstein Barone Award (1986)
5)Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media (1995)
8)Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award (2003)
11)Gaylord Prize for Excellence in Journalism and Mass Communication (2012)
14)Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism (2017)
She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.