Erica Olsen

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

CBS2 & KCAL9 Client Services Manager Erica Olsen is a versatile host and producer who has regularly appeared on both television stations over the past seven years. She is the Station Host of “Inside SoCal,” and has currently served as the Lead Host of “Inside the LA Auto Show,” a one-hour special airing on CBS2 and KCAL9. Her credits include serving as a reporter for the Emmy-winning special “Tutankhamen & the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,” host of “AussieWeek,” a half-hour special sponsored by Tourism Australia and Qantas which aired on numerous other CBS-owned stations, host of “Auto Week on CBS2,” and appearing on camera or behind the mike on behalf of numerous clients including Subway, Universal Studios, Southern California Chevy Dealers, San Diego Tourism, Legoland, Morongo Casino, WingStop, and Tillamook.

Erica also works as a freelance host and reporter. She is the Game Hub Host for Sam’s Club and has appeared on Fox Sports West as a reporter for the “Team Championship Golf” series.

Erica is the President-Elect for Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) and has served on the AWM Board of Directors since 2009. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Information Systems, and completed a study-abroad session in the Veneto region of Italy through the Consortium Institute of Management and Business Analysis (CIMBA). She has been an active member of P.E.O (Philanthropic Educational Organization) since 1996, and alumni of the Delta Gamma Sorority.

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Erica’s Picks: A Day at the Races

Until recently I had forgotten how much fun it is to spend a day at the horse races, especially Santa Anita Park.


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Jack in the Box Music Minute: Nat Dunn

Aussie singer-songwriter and recording artist Nat Dunn performs the hit “Hyper Love” acoustically for the first time ever.



Visit Utah’s Salt Lake City

Experience the greatest snow on Earth, plus the excitement of a big city in Salt Lake City, Utah!



Visit Utah’s Sundance Mountain Resort

If you like winter fun with a touch of luxury, Sundance Mountain Resort is the perfect place for you!



Erica’s Picks: Scopa Italian Roots

From the folks behind Black Market and Local Peasant comes a Westside gem: Scopa Italian Roots. This massive restaurant somehow remains incognito on Washington Blvd, but that shouldn’t come as any surprise since this group […]



Erica’s Picks: Cooking Classes at Sur La Table

Hosting Thanksgiving at your house for the first time and nervous about cooking? You may want to check out Sur La Table’s latest offering of cooking classes. From now until Thanksgiving, they offer pie baking […]



Erica’s Picks: Trois Mec Restaurant

Off the beaten path only begins to describe Trois Mec – the brain child of Chef Supermen Ludo Lefebvre, Jon Shook, and Vinny Dotolo. If you’ve figured out how to make a reservation, you’re already […]



Inside Chevy Silverado

The All-New Chevy Silverado is reengineered from hood to hitch! See why the Chevy Silverado is winning over America.



Erica’s Picks: Chef Jacobson’s Girasol

The corner of Moorpark and Bakman in Studio City has been home to many restaurants, none of which could get a following to sustain itself until, quite possibly, now. Top Chef’s CJ Jacobson opened up […]



Erica’s Picks: Mar’sel at Terranea

You’ve probably heard of a beautiful resort in Rancho Palos Verdes called Terranea, but did you know it has one of SoCal’s best restaurants on the property? Mar’sel really is as good as the website […]



Erica’s Picks: The Cronut™

These days the latest trend isn’t in fashion, but in pastries. From gourmet cupcakes to fonuts, we’re frothing at the mouth every time a new sweet hits the shelf. The trending treat right now? The […]



Erica’s Picks: All’Angolo – Inexpensive, Authentic Italian

Some of the best Italian food in Los Angeles can be found in, um, Koreatown. All’ Angolo, the latest project from Italian born Executive Chef Giuseppe Musso (formerly of Amarone Kitchen + Wine), has a […]



Erica’s Picks: Tillamook Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for FREE ice cream! Did you know that today marks the first day of National Ice Cream Month? Yep, back in 1984, President Reagan declared July as the […]



Erica’s Picks: LA Film Festival

If you haven’t been to the LA Film Festival since it’s moved to LA LIVE, you should really add it to your events calendar this summer. Not only does the Film Independent offer filmmakers 10-days […]



Erica’s Picks: Vitello’s Restaurant – Jazzy Summer Nights

Last year, Vitello’s of Studio City went through a complete facelift, and rightly so. Vitello’s had been plagued with the memory of murder for over a decade when Robert Blake’s wife was shot to death […]