Erin Hawksworth

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Erin Hawksworth is a Canadian anchor and reporter. She is a former sports anchor for Sportsnet in Canada and CNN in Atlanta.[1]

Hawksworth worked for KCPQ, the Fox affiliate in her hometown of Seattle as both a sports and morning news anchor and reporter. She also worked for WFXT, the Fox affiliate in Boston,[2] WFAA in Dallas, Texas and KJCT in Grand Junction, Colorado. Hawksworth got her start as an intern for NBC, covering the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Hawksworth was also an intern in the sports department at KPNX in Phoenix, Arizona.[3]

On August 20, 2015, Erin Hawksworth joined Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate WJLA-TV in Washington, DC as its new sports anchor.[4]


Year Title Role
2015 History Channel: Revelation News Anchor/Herself[5]
2014 Mr. Clean Commercial Mother
2001 Saving Silverman Neil Diamond Fan


Erin was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, but grew up in Sammamish, Washington. Her younger brother Blake was a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Her grandfather Jack Poole, was the head of the VANOC bid committee that brought 2010 Winter Olympics to Vancouver, British Columbia. Bleacher Report named Erin Hawksworth among the 40 Most Popular Sports Reporters of 2013.[6]


Erin graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she earned an academic scholarship at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She attended both Skyline High School and Eastlake High School in Sammamish.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Erin Hawksworth TV Host Sportscaster Anchor Reporter". ERIN HAWKSWORTH. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Erin Hawksworth (bio) at WFXT". Archived from the original on August 18, 2010. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  3. ^ "Erin Hawksworth Bio at WFAA". Archived from the original on 2008-02-09. Retrieved 2008-02-12. 
  4. ^ PressBox D.C. "Erin Hawksworth Hired As WJLA's New Sports Anchor - PressBox D.C.". PressBox D.C. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  5. ^ Archived from the original on May 10, 2015. Retrieved March 22, 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Amber Lee. "The 40 Most Popular Female Sports Reporters". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 

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