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Her appearance and personality are a reference to Cruella de Vil.
She could also be the true main antagonist of Team Fortress Comics.
Roles and Duties
The Announcer wields considerable influence and power. Once thought to be the owner of both the RED and BLU Corporations, it has since revealed that Blutarch and Redmond Mann are both still alive by the Radigan Conagher´s Life extender machines. Despite their continued existence, neither of Mann brothers seem capable of handling the affairs of their respective companies; so for all intents and purposes the Announcer can be said to control them. By extension,this grants her control over every major goverment on the planet. She tends to keep her operations top secret, manipulating events from behind the scenes. Any devolopment that may chance unwated attetion is swiftly terminated whit extreme prejudice.
- The Announcer is voiced by Ellen McLain who voices GLaDOS, another villain from a Valve game
- Ellen McLain is married to John Lowrie, the voice actor of The Sniper.
- She has her own card on night at the Inventory.
- As hinted in the comics, she is speculated to be the main antagonist of the game itself (outranking the Spy).
- As mentioned by Gray Mann, she already has all of the remaining Australium on Earth.