I woke up in this hospital and I looked up and I just thought about you guys and I thought about everything I wanted badly to come back toBob Woodruff possible Gibson replacement Jun 30, 2006
I woke up in this hospital and I looked up and I just thought about you guys and I thought about everything I wanted badly to come back toNewsman Woodruff bounces back Jun 14, 2006
I am moving on to outpatient treatment and I can't tell you what a blessing it isBob Woodruff is back home with family Apr 06, 2006
My brother has been an overachiever his entire life, and none of us expect any less in this (healing) processBob Woodruff starting to walk and talk Mar 07, 2006
It's gonna be a long road, but he's a strong guy, and he's gonna make it, and he's gonna do wellABC's Woodruff responds to stimuli Jan 30, 2006
Robert Warren "Bob" Woodruff (born August 18, 1961, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) is an American television journalist. His career in journalism dates back to 1989, but is best-known for succeeding Peter Jennings as co-anchor of ABC News' weekday news broadcast, World News Tonight in January 2006. Later the same month he was critically wounded by a roadside bomb in Iraq.
Woodruff's parents are Robert, Sr. and Fran Woodruff. Bob and his wife Lee McConaughy were married in 1988 and have four children.
He grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan where he graduated from the private Cranbrook Kingswood school in 1979. He earned a B.A. from Colgate University in 1983, where he also played lacrosse finishing his career with 184 point, second all-time at Colgate. Woodruff earned a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1987. He is an alumnus of Theta Chi Fraternity. He is fluent in German and Mandarin, as well as his native English.