Gwen Ifill, a 2010 recipient of Quinnipiac University‘s Fred Friendly First Amendment Award, and Judy Woodruff, a 2002 School of Communications keynote speaker, have been named co-anchors and managing editors of PBS NEWSHOUR.
The news program is broadcast by more than 300 PBS stations, reaching 98 percent of the nation’s television households. It is also broadcast throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. It is also simulcasted on many NPR affiliates.
PBS NEWSHOUR, in its new format, will launch on Monday, Sept. 9 with Ifill and Woodruff in their new roles.