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.