MEET OUR MENTOR:
Erica Olsen is an Emmy-winning On-air Host and Producer for CBS Local Television. Her credits include hosting the Emmy-winning music special, Lexus Amazing Performances: Artist Spotlight, as well as the Emmy-nominated music special Lexus Night Out. She has hosted the following series: Music Minute – featuring emerging indie bands, Inside SoCal – a guide to what’s new and notable in LA, Night at the Sayers Club - music series; plus, travel shows Escape to Paradise: A Trip to Aulani and AussieWeek; and served as a reporter for the Doctors On Call Phone Bank series and Emmy-winning special Tutankhamen & the Golden Age of the Pharaohs.
Erica also works as a freelance host and reporter. She has served as the pre-show host of A California Christmas at The Grove, emcee for Aviva Center and Operation School Bell Annual Galas, host of the WICT LEA Awards, and moderator of the Ultimate Women’s Expo speaker series.
Erica is the Past President of Alliance for Women in Media SoCal Affiliate, and is a graduate of the University of Kansas. She is a member of P.E.O. (Chapter G) and alumni of the Delta Gamma Sorority. She was born and raised in Nebraska, but has called Los Angeles home for over a decade. When she’s not working, she loves being in the kitchen or traveling the world exploring restaurants, art and culture.