Judy Woodruff (born November 20, 1946) is an American television news anchor and journalist. She is also a writer. During her career, Woodruff has worked at television organizations including CNN, NBC News and PBS. She is a board member at the International Women's Media Foundation and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Woodruff had her first taste of the limelight when at age 17 she won a hometown beauty pageant and was crowned Miss Augusta Junior Miss 1963.