Erin Hawksworth is a journalism “Jill of all trades”. Currently, she can be found on CNN anchoring “World Sport” from CNN Center in Atlanta.
Hawksworth spent over one year in Toronto covering the entire NHL as a sports anchor for Rogers Sportsnet. While there, she did extensive coverage for the Toronto Blue Jays and the MLB Postseason.
In 2010, Hawksworth joined KCPQ-TV in her hometown of Seattle, where she started as a sports anchor and reporter and was later promoted to morning news anchor. She also edited and produced her own sportscasts. Hawksworth also provided Seahawks and Mariners pre and post-game commentary on Q13 FOX.
Hawksworth got her start in news at WFXT-TV in Boston where she spent two years as a general assignment reporter.
She cut her pearly whites in the sports world as a sports reporter for WFAA-TV in Dallas, where she interviewed some of the biggest names in college and professional sports. Many of her live reports and interviews with Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers and Dallas Mavericks have become YouTube hits.
Hawksworth got her professional start at KJCT-TV in Grand Junction, Colorado 2004, beginning as a general assignment reporter and working her way up to anchor in short order. During her time at KJCT-TV, Hawksworth won a Colorado Broadcasting Award for Best News Series.
Prior to her time in Colorado, Erin was behind the scenes at the 2004 Summer Olympics for NBC Sports.
Hawksworth can also lay claim to one of the more eventful internships on record. During her internship with NBC Dateline in Washington, DC, Hawksworth found herself in the midst of the DC Sniper Attacks in 2002.
Hawksworth’s brother Blake is a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hawksworth’s father is a high school baseball coach, and her grandfather, the late Jack Poole, was the Chairman and CEO of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Hawksworth is a Vancouver, British Columbia native who has spent most of her life in Sammamish, WA.