Judy Woodruff Biography


Judy Woodruff

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Birth Name: Judy Woodruff
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   70 Years
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Judy Woodruff is an outstanding journalist who has been serving in the journalism field for more than 45 years. She is now at her age of 69 years and is still working actively. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. She was born to Anna Lee (Payne) Woodruff and U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer William H. Woodruff; she has a sister named Anita. She is an American television news anchor, journalist, and writer.

The confident journalist is the beauty with the brain. Now at her age of 69 years, she still looks 10 years younger. In 1963, she was the winner of hometown beauty pageant and was crowned as Miss Augusta 1963. She got graduated from the Academy of Richmond Count. Then she attended Meredith College before transferring to Duke University, there she earned a degree in political science.

Her interest and leading personality led her towards being a journalist in 1970. She commenced her career as a news anchor at then-CBS affiliate WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. She worked there for 5 years. Later in 1975, she joined NBC news and there she covered the 1976 U.S. presidential campaign of then-Georgia governor Jimmy Carter. She became the chief White House correspondent for NBC News from 1977 to 1982. She also covered Washington for NBC's The Today Show (1982-83).

She joined CNN in 1993 and hosted Inside Politics for 12 years. She returned to PBS in 2006 to work on Generation Next, a documentary about American young people and their characteristics, values, and thoughts on family, faith, politics, and world events. Along with working for such famous channels, she also published various books including This is Judy Woodruff at the White House.

Woodruff is also a founding co-chairperson of the International Women's Media Foundation. She serves at the Freedom Forum and of the Freedom Forum's Newseum on the boards of trustees. She is holding a sit on the advisory board for non-profit America Abroad Media.

Woodruff married her husband Al Hunt on 5th April 1980, who was formerly of CNN and The Wall Street Journal, now an executive editor of the Washington, D.C., bureau of Bloomberg News. The couple has three children, including a son born with Spina Bifida. They are having a stable married life.

Woodruff is of American nationality and according to the provided information, she holds white ethnicity. The magnificent journalist has a net worth of $ 3 million. She has more than 30 thousand followers on her social networking site, Twitter.

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Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

1946 20th of November

An American news anchor Judy Woodruff was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. She was born to her parents Anna Lee (Payne) Woodruff and U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer William H. Woodruff; she has a sister named Anita.


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Won the beauty pageant

1963

The confident journalist is the beauty with the brain. In 1963, she was the winner of hometown beauty pageant and was crowned as Miss Augusta 1963. Now she is at her age of 69 years and she still looks 10 years younger.

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Started her career

1970

Judy Woodruff's interest and leading personality led her towards being a journalist in 1970. She commenced her career as a news anchor at then-CBS affiliate WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. She worked there for 5 years from 1970 to 1975.

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Joined NBC news

1975

In 1975, she joined NBC news and there she covered the 1976 U.S. presidential campaign of then-Georgia governor Jimmy Carter. She became the chief White House correspondent for NBC News from 1977 to 1982. She also covered Washington for NBC's The Today Show (1982-83).

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Got married

1980

Woodruff married her husband Al Hunt on 5th April 1980, who was formerly of CNN and The Wall Street Journal, now an executive editor of the Washington, D.C., bureau of Bloomberg News. The couple has three children, including a son born with Spina Bifida.

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Joined CNN

1993

Judy Woodruff joined CNN in 1993 and hosted the program Inside Politics for 12 years. She worked there for five years until she decided that she would not renew her contract, looking toward teaching, writing, and working on documentaries.

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