Erica Olsen is an Emmy-nominated On-air Host for CBS Local and has been the Station Host for CBS2/KCAL9 since 2009. Her credits include hosting Music Minute – weekday series featuring emerging bands performing in LA, Inside SoCal – guide to what’s new and notable in LA, Night at the Sayers Club – music series, Lexus: Music Uncovered and Lexus Night Out – music specials surrounding the GRAMMYs, Level 8 at The Grove – summer concert series, Inside the LA Auto Show – yearly event special, AussieWeek – travel special on Australia. Plus, she’s served as a reporter for the Doctors On Call Phone Bank series and Emmy-winning special Tutankhamen & the Golden Age of the Pharaohs. She also appears on camera on behalf of numerous clients.
Erica is the Past President of Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) SoCal Affiliate, and is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a degree in Business Administration and emphasis 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.
In her spare time, she can be found scoping out new restaurants, hiking with her dog Caesar, and listening to live music.
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Yudi Bennett, Co-Founder of Exceptional Minds, shares her act of humankindness. Exceptional Minds is a non-profit vocational school for young adults with Autism, which teaches animation and visual effects to ultimately help students gain future employment.
June Collison, President of Dignity Health – Community Hospital of San Bernardino shares her act of humankindness. See how June helps the students from Lincoln Elementary School.
On this music minute, The Soft White Sixties perform “Sorry to Say” and vocalist, Octavio, tells us how they got their unique band name.
Singer/Songwriting Grant-Lee Phillips performs “Smoke and Sparks” on this week’s music minute at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica.
This week’s Jack in the Box Music Minute features “Goldroom” who recently performed at Coachella 2016. Station Host Erica Olsen interviews band member Josh Legg.
Debbie Bell, employee of Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, shares her gracious act of humankindness with Station Host Erica Olsen.
This week’s featured performer is Alle Norton aka Cellars performing “Nighttime Girl.” Cellars will take you back to the 80’s with this unique performance.
Erica Olsen talks with Jerry Navarra from Jerome’s Furniture in the Dream Shop at their newest Anaheim location.
Dr. William Sloan from Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital shares his inspiring act of humankindness about how he helped his patient overcome his fear of surgery.
Erica Olsen interviews singer/songwriter Paul Hammer from Savoir Adore as they perform “Giants” at No Vacancy for this week’s Music Minute.
Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt — with all the Disney princesses from Snow White to the latest jewel—Rapunzel.
Maureen McBride, founder of Fred’s Future, shares her act of humankindness. Submit your story of humankindness at CBSLA.com/Hellohumankindness
AMSOIL Arenacross is the most intense racing on the planet! Coming to the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario April 1st and 2nd. Get your tickets at AXS.com.
Run River North performs “Run or hide” at the World Arts stage in Culver City, CA for this Jack in the Box Music Minute.