Who is Betsy Woodruff?
Betsy Woodruff was born on 31 October 1989, in Purcellville, Virginia USA, and is a journalist, best known for working as a reporter and writer for “The Daily Beast”. She’s also appeared on various political-related talk shows to give commentary.
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The Wealth of Betsy Woodruff
How rich is Betsy Woodruff? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $600,000, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism. According to several sources, she earns a salary upwards of $70,000 annually thanks to her work with “The Daily Beast”. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Is She Related to Judy Woodruff
Another personality that people have speculated that she is related to is journalist Bob Woodruff, who is known for his work as a part of “ABC News” and “ABC World News” and on other networks, covering topics such as elections and other political news. Betsy later mentioned that they are distantly related, but are not really acquainted. Betsy advocates that her rise in the world of journalism is not through her namesakes, but her own efforts.
Education and Career
She was also heavily involved with other newspapers as a part of her internship, namely the “Toledo Free Press”, “National Review”, and the “Washington Examiner”. She had her first internship at the “Washington Examiner” in 2011, and was then offered a William F. Buckley Fellowship at the National Review Institute, which she remained a part of for two years. She then returned to the “Washington Examiner” as a political writer, and was eventually hired as a political reporter for the “Daily Beast”. She also covers topics such as law enforcement, events on Capitol Hill, and immigration. Thanks to her exposure, she has been invited onto shows on MSNBC and the Fox Business Network.
Betsy is very close with her family, which has supported her journalism career for a longtime. Her mother is a former bookstore assistant at the Patrick Henry College Bookstore. She also has a brother who works as an executive director at Life Raft International and lives in Thailand with his family, and a sister who works at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, in Leesburg, Virginia.
For her romantic relationships, Betsy married Australian journalist Jonathan Swan, who is known for working as a national political reporter for Axios. The two met in Washington D.C. while Jonathan was working as a reporter for the local political newspaper – “The Hill”. He is a radio producer too, and has covered numerous topics regarding Capitol Hill as well as the current presidency. He’s also appeared on various shows, including “PBS NewsHour”, “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and “Special Report with Bret Baier”. The two announced their engagement on Facebook, and were married in February 2018.
Betsy Woodruff on Social Media
Similar to numerous journalists, Betsy is highly active online through social media, particularly on Twitter. She mainly expresses her opinion on current events, and also updates her followers on the latest in news. Her Tweets are not only limited to Capitol Hill, but she also keeps up to date on the latest in international news. She rarely posts any personal pictures aside from her one private picture. She has a Facebook account too, but it is private and only shows information to her friends, so public information on her Facebook page is very limited. Numerous videos of her can also be seen online through the website YouTube, which mainly shows clips of her television appearances.