Erica Bachelor, self describes herself as southern sweet tea with a hint of lemon. Erica was born in Louisville, Ky., raised in St. Louis, Mo., and later in South Florida. A journalism and advertising graduate of Pepperdine University, Erica is not only a host, but actress, producer cook and event planner.
Erica has spent the last several years in La La Land, a.k.a. Hollywood, on the red carpets covering the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards and the Oscars. She has also appeared in several regional and national commercials. Erica has produced numerous events such as the WPBA Championship and the Steve Mizerak Championship, which was broadcast on ESPN. She has delivered entertainment news on various mediums and interviewed countless numbers of celebrities on and off the red carpet. She has also appeared in several independent films and TV shows.
Erica, entered the world of sports in 2014 when she joined Back9Network as a co-host of “The Turn,” the network’s flagship show about golf, pop culture, entertainment, news, debate and fun. Appearing in over 95 live shows filming five days a week, she interviewed the top in the golf and golf lifestyle industry.
Erica’s a major foodie! Her family has owned and operated restaurants since she was 8 years old. She grew up watching Chefs prep and prepare food, as well as assist her late brother who was a chef. Although not classically trained, Erica prepares unique dishes that incorporate her southern roots and holistic lifestyle. To hone her skills and increase her knowledge, Erica is constantly involved in culinary classes. She works closely with her father in their restaurants today, and is the Vice President and Principal of Marketing and Public Relations of Bachelor Companies, which owns and operates hotels, restaurants, and real estate. She is also the President of The Brendon P. Bachelor Foundation for Sports and Education, and spends her free time cooking, hiking, floral arranging, traveling, and blogging.