Erin Hawksworth is a global sports anchor for CNN International.

Hawksworth grew up playing basketball, softball, volleyball, track and was a competitive swimmer.

Sports are in her blood. Erin’s grandfather, Jack Poole, was the Chairman of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Her brother, Blake, was a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers. Blake now works as baseball scout for agent Scott Boras. Erin’s youngest brother, Quinn, is a grad assistant baseball coach for Oregon State University. Her father, Mark, was awarded the 2014 Assistant High School Baseball Coach of the Year and honored at Safeco Field for his contributions to youth baseball in the Seattle Area.

Hawksworth has a genuine personality and has always wanted to influence people’s lives and make a difference. She finds her work extremely rewarding and hopes to continue to connect with people.

Erin graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. She currently lives in Atlanta with her adorable shih tzu named Boss.

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