News Anchorwoman
Portrayed by Erica Shaffer
Press Character
Character Information
Hair color: Blonde
Eye color: Brown
Occupation: Broadcast Anchorwoman
Appearance Information
Portrayed by: Erica Shaffer
First appearance: The Trail
Latest appearance: The Price of Free and Fair Election
Appearance Count: 8

News Anchorwoman is a local anchor for a news outlet; most likely the shows equivalent to CNN.


The character of News Anchorwoman is a minor recurring character for the series. Although she's never been credited as "News Anchorwoman" this character page is dedicated to all of Erica Shaffer's appearances as a broadcast journalist.


Like her colleague - News Anchorman - she reported on the murder trial of Lindsay Dwyer and it's shocking verdict as well as the sex scandal story about Congressman Jacob Shaw. Both scandals being "handled" Olivia Pope and her team of gladiators. (White Hat's Off)

Staying at the BNC news desk she went on to report to American that the President's birthday was coming up. (Defiance) Then we saw her again when she did a breaking news story about one of the hostages in East Sudan who was beheaded. (Boom Goes the Dynamite)

Several months later when Congressman Jim Struthers, along with some of his staff and DC's best fixer are held hostage by a woman wanting to know the truth about her sons death News Anchorwoman was out from behind the news desk and on the scene reporting about the dramatic story. (Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington)


Season One:
The Trail
Season Two:
White Hat's Off
Boom Goes the Dynamite
Season Three:
Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington
A Door Marked Exit
The Price of Free and Fair Election
Season Four:
Randy, Red, Superfreak and Julia
Season Five:
Season Six:
Season Seven:

Credit Note

Season One

Season Two

Season Three

Season Four