Jenny Woodward

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Jenny Woodward is an Australian journalist.

Woodward is currently weather presenter for ABC News in Queensland.[1]


Woodward began her television career at Channel 10/4/5a in Toowoomba where she produced and directed children's programmes, variety shows and special events and was also a newsreader and weather presenter.

In 1986, Jenny joined ABC News in Queensland as weather presenter. She is believed to be Australia's longest serving weather presenter.

Woodward also conducts frequent live broadcasts, including annual broadcasts from the Royal Queensland Show (colloquially 'Ekka'). She has been the compere of the nationally televised "Spirit of Christmas" concert series at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre for seven years.

She also regularly features on ABC News 24 as a weather presenter.

In 2010, Jenny was approached by the Australian Labor Party to run as a candidate in the 2010 Australian Federal Election, but declined to change professions.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Woodward is married to husband Doug and together they have three children.

Jenny lives in Brisbane with her family


In 2004, Woodward won a Queensland Media Award. She was further honoured on 8 April 2008 when a species of Geranium was named after her. The Jenny Woodward Geranium is a pink flowered bush.


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