Erica Olsen

Headshot_2016Erica 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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Jack in the Box Music Minute: CLEOPOLD

Erica Olsen interviews Cleopold about his new EP Altitude and Oxygen. Cleopold performs “Down in Flames” on this week’s Jack in the Box Music Minute.



Erica’s Picks: Beauty Travel Essentials

The summer is flying by, but for those of you with a vacation still on the horizon, here is a must-have list of beauty travel essentials for summer! My makeup artist, Amy Weissenberg and I […]



Jack in the Box Music Minute: MAGGIE ROSE

Erica Olsen interviews musician Maggie Rose as she performs “Love me more” on this week’s Jack in the Box Music Minute. Maggie explains how “Love Me More” is a song written about her journey to discover her own self-worth.



Angeleno’s Live & Dine LA

Erica Olsen goes behind the scenes of Angeleno’s Live & Dine LA event held at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. With an exclusive interview with Chef Yousef Ghalaini from FIG Restaurant in Santa Monica. For more information visit



Sawdust Art Festival

Jay Grant, President of the Sawdust Art Festival talks with Station Host Erica Olsen about this year’s 50th Anniversary in Laguna Beach. For more information visit



Jack in the Box Music Minute: HAILEY KNOX

Hailey Knox, Singer/Songwriter, performs “Geeks” on this week’s Jack in the Box Music Minute. This September Knox is going on her first tour ever with American Singer/Songwriter Charlie Puth.



Jack in the Box Music Minute: ANDY CLOCKWISE

This week’s Jack in the Box Music Minute showcases artist Andy Clockwise as he performs “I’ve arrived.”



Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

Feld Entertainment has the ultimate circus experience right here in Los Angeles! The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Out of This World playing the Los Angeles area July 14th thru August 17th.



Jack in the Box Music Minute: T.O.L.D.

This week’s Jack in the Box Music Minute features “T.O.L.D” as they perform “Master of the Species.”



Jerome’s Fountain Valley

Check out Jerome’s Furniture’s newest location in Fountain Valley! Erica Olsen speaks with Jerry Navarra – get the details here.



Legoland Ninjago

Ninjago The Ride is now open! With Cutting edge technology, you’ll be able to throw fireballs, shoot lightening, and create ice blasts!



Inside Closet World

Erica Olsen talks with Closet World Designer, Helen, to see just how easy it is to re-design and organize your new closet. Call 1-888-45CLOSET to get started now!



Jack in the Box Music Minute: THE HEAVY

On this week’s Jack in the Box Music Minute The Heavy performs – Since You’ve Been Gone. Erica Olsen Reports.



Yudi Bennett’s Act of humankindness

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.



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