Erica Lee   Biography
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Erica Lee, an only child, was born in Brooklyn New York -- her parents moved to the suburbs of New Jersey when she was 4 -- the family moved to Rocky Mount, North Carolina when Erica was in 3rd grade -- then back to New Jersey (East Brunswick) mid-way through 5th grade. They actually stayed put for 6 years in the same house, but moved to Hollywood, Florida in time for Erica to have to make all new friends her senior year of high school -- she wasn't bitter -- her parents bought her a new Honda Civic. After high school that Honda, packed with Erica's stuff (and that set of towels her mother had been trying to unload), headed north and west to Tallahassee to attend Florida State -- all was swell. Erica was majoring in hotel and restaurant administration, when an unexpected turn of events occurred . . . she decided to pursue a childhood dream of being a deejay (and freak out her parents at the same time). Erica Lee began her radio career in Tallahassee in 1979 at WGLF-FM 104.1 "Gulf 104" (Motto: We'll hire you with no prior experience). Left after 2 years for the "big city" WPFM-FM 107.9 Panama City (not the one in Panama) -- then in 1983 moved to Jacksonville to work at WIVY-FM 102.9 for almost 7 years (2 too many). Then on to Orlando where Erica decided to give "morning drive" a try at WOMX-FM 105.1 "Mix 105.1". The "try" lasted 19 years. Erica was let go by CBS Radio on January 7, 2010.


Erica Lee named Woman of the Year


“I’m extremely grateful to everyone who helped me,” Lee told me. She cited her team, donors who showed up at fundraisers at Ember and Jack’s Steak House, and the businesses that gave her prizes for her raffles and the silent auction at the grand finale. The fundraising was personal for Lee. Her mother, Marilyn, died of lymphoma 10 years ago. And radio partner McKenzie was diagnosed with lymphoma two years ago. What’s next for Lee? “I’m going to kick back and relax for a week or so and let it all sink in,” Lee said. “My non-compete is up in less than two 
weeks, and I’m excited to see what happens next.”
Maybe this honor will remind potential employers of Lee’s popularity.


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Scott McKenzie On Erica Lee's Departure 1-8-10


Radio Return Unlikely For Erica Lee     1-3-11
The Orlando Sentinel's Hal Bodecker caught up with former WOMX-FM 105.1 morning co-host, Erica Lee. She is now Vice-President of Public Relations and Spokesperson with a company called with a company called Zealthy. She told Hal about a return to radio; "The longer I was out, the harder it was for me to imagine getting back in." The only thing that would appeal to me would be going back with Scott."


Erica Lee To Launch AIRCHECK       6-19-12
Former WOMX-FM 105.1 morning co-host Erica Lee has told All Access that she will be launching a web site for former air talent.
"Do you still get up and do show prep, even though you don’t have a station to go to?" she asks. "If you have a large, loyal fan base that will follow you to a new platform, then we have an opportunity for you! We're creating an internet network to showcase the great talent that’s been cast aside by corporate radio. At AIRCHECK, the inmates will be running the asylum! Imagine being able to use your creativity without interference from management. Whatever your fans loved about you is what we want. No specific format or demo, just content, content and more content! Even if you weren't on a morning show, there still could be a place for you at AIRCHECK. All you need is a computer and access to a studio. A home studio is fine, if your sound quality is top notch." AIRCHECK is set to launch in July.


Erica Lee Returns      6-1-13
Erica Lee will be returning to Orlando air waves beginning on Monday, June, 3 on WLOQ-FM 102.5 at 6AM.


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