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Woodruff to Step Down From PBS NewsHour

Veteran journalist will leave as anchor after midterms, work on specials, projects for WETA-TV

(Newser) - Judy Woodruff fans, enjoy the next seven months or so. That's about how long the PBS NewsHour anchor will remain at the helm, with plans to step down sometime after the midterms, she announced to program staffers in a memo cited by Deadline . Two sources confirm to Variety that...

PBS Names First Female Co-Anchor Team on TV

Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff make history

(Newser) - That bastion of no-nonsense reporting and sensible blazers, the PBS NewsHour, will make history next month when it debuts its new anchor team: two women. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will be the first all-female anchor team on a nightly network newscast (that's team—Katie Couric was TV's...

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