|Portrayed by Erica Shaffer|
|Portrayed by:||Erica Shaffer|
|First appearance:||The Trail|
|Latest appearance:||The Price of Free and Fair Election|
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)