• Betsy Woodruff is an American journalist, political reporter and TV news anchor
• She graduated from Hillsdale College, majoring in English in 2012
• Her career in journalism started in 2011 with an internship at the “Washington Examiner”
• She is not related to Judy Woodruff or Bob Woodruff
• She is engaged to Jonathan Swan, an Australian journalist


Betsy Woodruff is an American journalist, political reporter and TV news anchor. She gained her popularity in 2015 thanks to her job as a political reporter for “The Daily Beast”. She was born on 31st October 1989, so her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Her hometown is Purcellville, Virginia, and is of Caucasian ethnicity. In 2012, she graduated from Hillsdale College, majoring in English; she had been interested in journalism from an early age.

Betsy Woodruff’s career

Her career in journalism started in 2011 when she still was at college; she had an internship with the “Washington Examiner”. One year later, she obtained a William F. Buckley scholarship from the “National Review Institute”, and worked there for two years before returning full-time to the “Washington Examiner”. After that she worked for Slate.com., and as a reporter for the Toledo Free Press. She started working for “The Daily Beast” in March 2015, and she still works there in 2019 as a Political reporter.

Her fields are equity division, government law requirements and movement. As a political correspondent, she broadcast a big part of the 2016 presidential campaign, all the way to Capitol Hill. She also made an appearance in many shows such as: “Morning Joe”, “Fox Business” and “Hardball with Chris Matthews”.

Is Betsy Woodruff related with Judy Woodruff and Bob Woodruff?

Betsy Woodruff is commonly assumed to be the daughter or relative of Judy Woodruff or Bob Woodruff. Apart from their last name, the only other connection between them is their career, an interesting fact that  three people with the same last name also have the same occupation.

Betsy Woodruff

Judy Carline Woodruff is a famous broadcast journalist; she has a sister, Anita. She is married to Al Hunt, who is a former reporter and columnist, and they have 3 kids, Lauren, Benjamin and Jeffrey. Judy Woodruff has been active since 1976. Currently, she is anchor and managing editor of the “PBS News Hour”. Since the win of US president Jimmy Carter, she’s covered every presidential election, and interviewed quite a few presidents. She’s also mediated US Presidential Debates.

Robert Warren Woodruff is a television journalist. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1983. In 1989 he was teaching law in China, then was hired by CBC News as an on-screen interpreter. Soon after that, he quit practicing law to become a correspondent, and in 1996 he started working for ABC News. In 2006 he was hurt in an explosion in Iraq. He has a non-profit foundation which carries his name, and is dedicated to helping veterans and their families after their return home.

He is married to Lee McConaughy, and they have four children: twins Nora and Claire, Macklin Robert and Cathryn.

Who are Betsy Woodruff’s parents?

Betsy Woodruff is the daughter of Scott Woodruff and Jane Tharp Woodruff; they married on 9th July 1983. She has a brother named Chris, and sister, Jane. Her parents are her biggest fans. Her father worked at Patrick Henry College Bookstore, and her mother, who graduated from the University of Missouri, majoring in Marketing, is a housewife.

Chris Woodruff works at Life Raft International as an executive director, and her sister Jane works at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig. Her parents don’t like to live a public lifestyle like their daughter. However, her mother seems to really enjoy social media, since she shares a lot of photos of her family and herself. She also posted a picture of Betsy and her boyfriend proclaiming their love.

Is Betsy Woodruff married? Who is her husband?

Betsy Woodruff isn’t married, but she is engaged to her long-term boyfriend Jonathan Swan, an Australian journalist.

The couple announced their engagement on 11th March 2018 with a picture of them showing their engagement rings. Her fiancé is also a political reporter, and works for information the website Axios and American National News. Before that, he worked as a national reporter for “The Hill”, a political newspaper based in Washington. He covers topics of misuse of government money, and political presidencies. He won a Wallace Brown Award, and has appeared in the same shows as his wife-to-be.

How rich is Betsy Woodruff? Her Net Worth

It’s estimated that at “The Daily Beast” she earns approximately $75,000 a year, and it’s estimated that her net worth is close to $1 million, as of late 2019.

Betsy Woodruff’s body measurements, physical aspect, hobbies and favorite things

Betsy Woodruff is 5ft 5ins (169 cm) tall, weighs 120lbs (55kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-24-34. She has brown hair and hazel eyes; her shoe size is 7 (38 EU). Betsy enjoys shopping, travelling and reading, and loves Italian food. Her favorite color is pink. Her favorite actor and actress are Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet.

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Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

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