Judy Woodruff Bio,  Age, Husband, Kids, Salary, PBS, CNN, Salary and Net Worth

By | June 24, 2021

Judy Woodruff Biography

Judy Woodruff an American journalist working as a news anchor and the managing editor at PBS NewsHour. She has been working with Cable Network since 1976 and has covered every presidential election and convection since then. She has also interviewed as many heads of state and moderated US Presidential debates.

Judy Woodruff Age

Judy was born on 20 November 1946 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America.

Judy Woodruff PBS NewsHour

Judy joined the local television news in Atlanta immediately after graduating from Duke University in 1968. She was then 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.

In September 2013, she became co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour, presenting the program with Gwen Ifill on weekdays and alone on Fridays. Besides the NewsHour itself, the duo also presented PBS coverage of special events, including presidential conventions, election night, and States of the Union.

In February 2016, Woodruff and Ifill moderated the sixth Democratic presidential debate. When Ifill died in November 2016, Woodruff became the sole anchor of the NewsHour. PBS initially sought a replacement for Ifill, but in March 2018 formalized Woodruff’s position as “solo anchor”. During the 2020 presidential election season, she was one of the moderators of the sixth Democratic debate.

Judy Woodruff CNN

Judy joined 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.

Woodruff left CNN in June 2005 after her contract expired in order to teach, write, and work on a long-form television project. During her time at CNN, she moderated numerous presidential primary debates, namely three Republican debates and one Democratic debate during the 2000 campaign season and one Democratic debate during the 2004 campaign season.

Judy Woodruff Salary

Woodruff earns an annual estimated salary of between $75,709

Judy Woodruff Net Worth

Judy has an estimated net worth of $8 million

Judy Woodruff Height and Weight

Judy stands tall at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57m) and has an average body weight.

Judy Woodruff Husband

Judy is married to Al Hunt Jr, an American journalist, formerly a columnist for Bloomberg View, the editorial arm of Bloomberg News. The pair got married in 1980 and together they have three children, Jeffrey (1981), Benjamin (1986), and Lauren (1989).


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