Introducing News Anchor Barbie

By Andrew Gauthier 

Los Angeles Times

Astronaut Barbie, Newborn Baby Doctor Barbie and Rock Star Barbie, get ready to answer some tough Rage_barbiequestions asked by journalist Barbie. The 125th — and newest — career path for Mattel’s 51-year-old doll is news anchor, and she’s available to join your news-gathering team as of this month.

The prospect of News Anchor Barbie was first announced at the New York Toy Fair back in February, beating out four other occupation choices — architect, computer engineer, environmentalist and surgeon — in a first-ever global vote. More…