Judy Woodruff Pbs, Age, Husband, Health, Retiring and Net Worth

Judy Woodruff Biography:- Who is Judy Woodruff?

Since 1976, Judy Carline Woodruff has been a broadcast journalist for network, cable, and public television. Through the end of 2022, she served as PBS NewsHour’s managing editor and anchor. Since 1976, Woodruff has covered every election and convention for the presidency.

How old is Judy Woodruff? Age, Birthday,

Judy was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the United States of America on 1946, November 20. Woodruff’s age is 76 years old. Moreover, Judy’s official full name is Judith Carline Woodruff. Nonetheless, she celebrates her birthday every 20th November of the year.

Judy Woodruff’s Nationality, and Ethnic Background

Judy Woodruff's photo
Judy Woodruff’s photo

The Tulsa native holds American nationality by birth with a white ethnic background. READ MORE: Zeinab Badawi BBC, Bio, Husband, Children, History, Family, & Net Worth

How tall is Judy Woodruff? Height, Weight, and Other Body Measurements

Woodruff is a beautiful slim fit bodied lady with an average estimated height of 5 feet 2inches (Approx. 1.57m )

Judy Woodruff’s Parents and Siblings

Woodruff was born in the United States of America in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her parents are Anna Lee Woodruff (mother) and William H. Woodruff (father). Judy grew up alongside her parents and a sister called Anita.

Judy Woodruff’s Husband/Spouse

Is Judy Woodruff still married? Judy is married to Al Hunt. Hunt is an American journalist and a reporter who previously worked for Bloomberg View, an auditorium branch of Bloomberg News.

Woodruff and Hunt met in Plains, Georgia, during a soft football tournament between various journalists and staff of the Carter presidential campaign in 1976. They dated and their love life ended up in marriage which took place in 1980, April 5th at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.

Furthermore, Judy and Hunt are blessed with three children namely; Jeffrey (Born 1981), Lauren (Born 1989), and Benjamin (Born 1986). The couple lives to own a home near Maryland and currently resides in Washington, D.C.

Judy Woodruff Children | Daughter

Woodruff has 3 children namely; Lauren (Born 1989), Benjamin (Born 1986), and Jeffrey the firstborn (Born 1981). Judy received her firstborn, Jeffrey 5 hours after an on-air broadcast.

Judy had to slow down her workload in CNN by then since Jeffrey was born with a mild spina bifida which damaged his brain in 1998 hence becoming disabled. Woodruff’s daughter, Lauren was adopted at 4 months old from Korea.

Judy Woodruff Salary

Woodruff earns an estimated salary of $124, 580 per year.

Judy Woodruff’s Net Worth

woodruff has made a significant amount of wealth throughout her career life as a journalist. Judy’s net worth is estimated to be $2.67 Million

Judy Woodruff Pbs NewsHour

Woodruff is the serving managing editor of the PBS NewsHour network and a broadcasting journalist as well as an anchor.

From 1984 – 1990, Woodruff anchored the “Frontline with Judy Woodruff”, a documentary series that won awards on PBS. Prior thereto,
she served at the network as the senior Washington reporter for the MacNeil NewsHour from 1983 – 1993.

The talented journalist, however, shifted to CNN in 1993 where she worked as an anchor as well as a senior reporter for more than a decade. Judy covered numerous big news including “Inside Politics.” which is a weekly program.

In 2007, Woodruff returned to PBS NewsHour and received recognition as the first woman to co-anchor a national news broadcast alongside Gwen Ifill in 2013. Sad and lucky she again received recognition as a sole ancho after the death of Gwen Ifill.

Furthermore, “The Role of a Lifetime.”(Nancy Reagan), a documentary that aired on PBS also anchored by Judy in 2011. The hard-working media correspondent never slept on her work and by 2007, she cleared the project “Speak Up. Be Heard.”(Generation Next) which focused on the views of the youths in America.

Additionally, Judy has also worked with Bloomberg Television whereby she anchored the monthly show called “Conversations with Judy Woodruff.” between 2006 – 2013.

Moreover, Judy worked as the Today Show chief Washington reporter. Prior thereto, she also worked as a White House reporter at NBC from 1977 – 1982.

In 2005, Judy was a visiting fellow at Joan Shorenstein Center, Harvard University on the Policy, Politics, and Press. Additionally, she was a guest professor at Duke University’s Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy in 2006. This shows how much Woodruff has widely engaged with society and built a standing profile all through.

The interesting bit is that Judy has managed to author books like “This is Judy Woodruff at the White House” which was published by Addison-Wesley in 1982. Nonetheless, her journalism career started as a state and local government reporter in Atlanta, Georgia.

Judy Woodruff’s Other Career Interests

In addition to her media career, Woodruff is also a stung supporter of women. She is the co-founding chair of the program called International Women’s Media Foundation which focuses on supporting, promoting as well as encouraging female genders in the communication/ journalism industry the whole world.