Judy Woodruff

PBS NewsHour
Broadcast journalist; Educator; Nonprofit organization administrator
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PBS NewsHour, Arlington, Virginia ~Co-Anchor and Senior Correspondent. American television news anchor and journalist who has covered every presidential election since 1976. In addition to current role with PBS NewsHour, anchors a monthly program on Bloomberg Television, Conversations with Judy Woodruff. Previously served as a Senior Correspondent for CNN, anchoring the weekday political program, Inside Politics. Played a central role in the network's political coverage and other major news stories. Other roles at PBS include Chief Washington Correspondent for The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour (1983-1993) and anchor of the weekly documentary series, Frontline with Judy Woodruff (1984-1990). In 2007, completed an extensive project for PBS on the views of young Americans called Generation Next: Speak Up. Be Heard. Served as Visiting Professor at Duke University's Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy and Visiting Fellow at Harvard University's Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. Served as White House correspondent for NBC News (1977-1982). Founding Co-chair of the International Women's Media Foundation. Member of the Board of Trustees of the Freedom Forum, the Newseum, and the Urban Institute. Recipient of the cine Lifetime Achievement Award, a Duke Distinguished Alumni Award, the Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award in Broadcast Journalism/Television, and the University of Southern California Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, among others.~~
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