Judy Woodruff Elected Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

By Merrill Knox Comment

PBS’ Judy Woodruff has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Woodruff, a senior correspondent for “NewsHour,” joins the program’s co-anchor Gwen Ifill and founders Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer as members of the Academy. The 220 new members announced today include Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and actor Clint Eastwood.

“This is a great honor,” Woodruff said in a statement. “I am humbled to be counted among all the accomplished individuals who have been inducted into the Academy.”