Shaniqua Manning anchors the news on NWCN and KING 5 Weekends. Shaniqua also anchors the weekly NorthWest Families segment on NWCN, highlighting issues of importance to families in the region.
Previously, Shaniqua was an anchor for WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, NC. During her time with WXII Shaniqua focused on issues affecting children. Her reports on unlicensed day care providers and school bus dangers prompted changes in local policy and state legislation. Shaniqua has previously worked in 24 hour cable news as a reporter for NewsChannel 8 in Washington, D.C. Shaniqua joined the team at NWCN in April 2005.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, she received her broadcast journalism degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and graduated with honors. Shaniqua and her family live in the Seattle area.