Bob Woodruff is an American television journalist, producer, and writer who started working for ABC News in 1996 and for his contributions to journalism, he has been honored with multiple accolades including the 2008 Los Angeles Press Club’s Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism, 2007 Peabody Award for Bob Woodruff Reporting: Wounds of War-The Long Road Home for Our Nation’s Veterans, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America’s (IAVA) “Civilian Service Award” for his dedication to the nation’s newest generation of veterans (2007), and 2013 American Legion National Commander Public Relations Award.
New York City, New York, United States
Girlfriend / Spouse
Bob Woodruff has dated –
- Lee McConaughy (1988-Present) – The duo got married in 1988 and has been blessed with 4 children – Macklin (Mack) Robert (b. in 1991), Cathryn (b. in 1994), and twins Nora and Claire (b. in 2000).
- Deep-set eyes
- Tall stature
Bob Woodruff Facts
- He started his career as a bankruptcy associate at Shearman & Sterling, LLC., in New York City.
- Bob Woodruff was hired by CBS News as an on-screen interpreter during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
- In January 2006, he was wounded by a roadside bomb while covering the war in Iraq.
- He won the Radio and Television Association’s David Bloom Award for “Excellence in Enterprise” in 2006.
- Alongside his wife, Bob Woodruff co-founded the non-profit organization named the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) which has aimed at helping post-9/11 injured service members, veterans, and their families after they return home.
- The book In An Instant: A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing by Bob and Lee Woodruff was released in 2007.
- People often assume that Bob Woodruff is related to television journalist Judy Woodruff but that is not true.
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Facts of Robert Warren Woodruff
- Gender Male
- full nameRobert Warren Woodruff
- middle nameWarren
- birthplaceBloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Michigan, United States
- Date of Birth August 18, 1961
- Age 60 years 3 months
- Horoscope Leo
- Lucky Number 7
- Lucky Stone Ruby
- Lucky Color Gold
- Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
- professionTelevision Journalist, Producer, Writer
- weight74 kg or 163 lbs
- height6 ft or 183 cm
- hair colorSalt and Pepper
- eye colorGreen
- body type / buildSlim
- collegeColgate University
- motherFrances Ann
- fatherRobert Norman Woodruff Jr.
- brothersDavid Woodruff