Judy Woodruff to Join the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation Advisory Council

WASHINGTON, DC – The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation is proud to welcome legendary journalist Judy Woodruff to its Advisory Council. Woodruff, who emceed the Foley Foundation’s 2023 Freedom Awards Dinner in Washington, will join a distinguished group of former government officials, survivors and family members, and other external experts who support the Foley Foundation’s advocacy on behalf of American hostages and promotion of press freedom.

Foundation Founder and President Diane Foley said: “Judy has been a longtime friend to the Foley Foundation and I am grateful she has agreed to join our Advisory Council. Her exemplary record of ground-breaking journalism, support for press freedom, and commitment to promoting moral courage reflects the best of Jim’s legacy. At a moment where so many journalists are under threat around the world, simply for doing their jobs, they are fortunate to have Judy Woodruff championing their rights and their work.”

Judy Woodruff said: “James Foley stood for the best, most courageous kind of journalism and the foundation in his name works tirelessly to continue the mission he set out to accomplish. I am honored to be able to support the foundation’s mission as a member of the Advisory Council.”