Bob Woodruff Biography
Bob Woodruff is an American reporter and journalist. He joined ABC News as a reporter in 1996. In 2006 Bob co-anchored ABC World News Tonight with Elizabeth Vargas journalist at ABC News.
Bob Woodruff Age
Bob was born on August 18, 1961, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA.
Bob Woodruff Height
He stands at the height of 6 feet.
Bob Woodruff Nationality
Bob is of American nationality.
Bob Woodruff Education
In 1979, Woodruff graduated from the private Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He attended Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, where he earned an undergraduate and played lacrosse. Later, he joined the University of Michigan Law School and earned a Juris Doctor. He worked at Shearman and sterling after graduating from law school as a bankruptcy associate based in New York.
Bob Woodruff Injury
Woodruff and Canadian Doug Vogt Canadian cameraman, were fatally injured, especially head injuries, in a roadside improvised explosive device near Taji, Iraq, of Baghdad. Both had traveled to Israel to report on the aftermath of the 2006 Palestinian elections, with an ABC News team with a schedule o that they e could meet with troops before President George W. Bush’s State of the Union. They both underwent treatment in Germany and Iraq with a joint Air and Army Force neurosurgical team before moving to the USA. Bob had to undergo an induced coma for almost 36 days as part of his recovery.
Bob Woodruff Parents
Bob is the son of Robert Norman Woodruff Jr and Frances Ann Dawson. Robert and Ann are real estate agents.
Bob Woodruff Siblings
Bob has three brothers: David Woodruff, Mike Woodruff, and Jim Woodruff.
Bob Woodruff Wife
Bob has been married since 1988 to lee McConaughy.lee serves as a writer and reporter. Together the couple is the co-founders of the Bob woodruff foundation.
Bob Woodruff Children
Bob and his wife have four children: Macklin Robert, Cathryn, and twins Claire and Nora.
Bob Woodruff ABC News
After gaining his JD, Woodruff worked at Shearman and sterling as a bankruptcy associate based in New York. In 1989 during the Tiananmen Square protests, CBS News hired him as an on-screen interpreter while Bob was still teaching law in Beijing, China. Later he left the law practice and committed to full-time correspondent working for several stations.
He joined ABC News in 1996. In December 2005, he took over as a co-anchor of ABC World News Today from Peter Jennings alongside Elizabeth Vargas. After his injury, Woodruff returned on February 27, 2007, with a focus topic on challenges affecting the treatment of wounded American soldiers. He later began anchoring for Nightline at scheduled intervals. On July 12, 2008, Woodruff began hosting a new weekly ABC News–produced newscast on the Planet Green television channel known as Focus EarthW With Woodruff. In 2014, Woodruff served as a host and reporter for ABC Sports and ESPN for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, accompanied by Rubens Pozzi, ESPN Brazil senior writer. In 2020, Bob and his son Macklin started a National Geographic show, Rogue Trip.
Bob Woodruff Salary
Bob earns an annual salary of $106 652.
Bob Woodruff Networth
Bob has a net worth of approximately $ 3 million.
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