Judy Woodruff, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Judy Woodruff

Television anchor and writer

Date of Birth: 20-Nov-1946

Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Profession: news presenter, journalist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Judy Woodruff

  • Judy Carline Woodruff (born November 20, 1946) is a U.S.
  • broadcast journalist, who has worked in network, cable, and public television news since 1976.
  • She is currently anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour.
  • Woodruff has covered every presidential election and convention since the race that culminated in the win of 39th U.S.
  • president Jimmy Carter.
  • She has interviewed several heads of state and moderated U.S.
  • presidential debates.After graduating from Duke University in 1968, Woodruff entered local television news in Atlanta.
  • Thereafter, she was named White House correspondent for NBC News in 1976, a position she held for six years.
  • She joined PBS in 1982, where she continued White House reports for the nightly news program the PBS NewsHour, formerly The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, in addition to presenting another program.
  • She moved to CNN in 1993 to host Inside Politics and CNN WorldView together with Bernard Shaw, until he left CNN.
  • Woodruff left CNN in 2005, and returned to PBS and the NewsHour in 2006.
  • In 2013, she and Gwen Ifill were named official anchors of the PBS NewsHour, succeeding founding presenter Jim Lehrer.
  • Woodruff and Ifill shared managing newsgathering duties until Ifill's death from cancer in 2016.
  • Woodruff succeeded Ifill as the program's sole main presenter.

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