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Judy Woodruff

PBS News

Recipient of the 2013 Award for Reporting

Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff is the Co-Anchor and Managing Editor of the “PBS NewsHour with Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff.” She has covered politics and other news for more than three decades at CNN, NBC and PBS.

For 12 years, Woodruff served as anchor and senior correspondent for CNN, where her duties included anchoring the weekday program, “Inside Politics.” At PBS from 1983 to 1993, she was the Chief Washington Correspondent for “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.” From 1984-1990, she also anchored PBS’ award-winning weekly documentary series, “Frontline with Judy Woodruff.”

At NBC News, Woodruff was White House correspondent from 1977 to 1982. For one year after that she served as NBC’s Today Show Chief Washington Correspondent. She wrote the book, This is Judy Woodruff at the White House, published in 1982 by Addison-Wesley.

Judy is a graduate of Duke University, where she is a trustee emerita. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, journalist Al Hunt, and they are the parents of three children: Jeffrey, Benjamin and Lauren.

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