Scott Alan "Scott McKenzie" Friedman Biography
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Scott was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1956.  He began his career at WNKO-FM 101.7 in Columbus in 1978, using the air name Scott Friedman. Then it was on to WTHZ-FM 103.1, Tallahassee in 1986, where Scott met his wife to be, Fran.  In 1989, Scott and Fran headed to WXGT-FM 92.3 in Columbus, Ohio. Then Scott spent a year at  WZOU-FM  94.5 in Boston, then on to Orlando and WOMX-FM 105.1. Scott  spent his first month on the morning show with long-time Orlando personality Alan Spector. Then on October 29, 1990, Metro Traffic Services' Erica Lee joined the "MIX 105.1" morning show as the newscaster. On January 3, 1991 Scott McKenzie was named the new morning show host, with then newscaster, Erica Lee.  In 1994, 1995 and 1996 Scott McKenzie and Erica Lee were nominated as "Personalities Of  The Year" by Billboard Magazine.
Scott and Erica Together for 15 Years  6-8-06
Scott McKenzie and Erica Lee celebrate fifteen years together on WOMX-FM 105.1 on June 8. They are commemorating the event with a private concert for listeners with Hootie and the Blowfish tonight at Universal CityWalk.

Mix Morning Team Ink New Deal  
 1-31-07
The morning duo of Scott and Erica on WOMX-FM 105.1 have signed a new contract that will keep them on the CBS owned station until the year 2011. 
A bit of history of Scott and Erica
October 29, 1990 Erica Lee joins the "MIX 105.1" morning show from Metro Traffic Services. 
January 3, 1991 Scott McKenzie is named the new morning show host. He is first introduced to his newscaster, Erica Lee. This is the beginning of the "Scott and Erica Show". 

A Closer Look At Scott and Erica   8-22-07
WOMX-FM 105.1's Scott McKenzie and Erica Lee have been the morning team for 16 years. Scott was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1956.  He began his career at WNKO-FM 101.7 in Columbus in 1978, using the air name Scott Friedman. Then it was on to WTHZ-FM, Tallahassee in 1986, where Scott met his wife to be, Fran.  In 1989, Scott and Fran headed to WXGT-FM in Columbus, Ohio. Then Scott spent a year at  WZOU in Boston, then on to Orlando and WOMX-FM 105.1. Scott  spent his first month on the morning show with long-time Orlando personality Alan Spector. Then on October 29, 1990, Metro Traffic Services' Erica Lee joined the "MIX 105.1" morning show as the newscaster. Erica grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey and moved to Florida in 1975. She has worked at stations in Jacksonville, Panama City and Tallahassee. Erica is a Florida State University alumni. On January 3, 1991 Scott McKenzie was named the new morning show host, with then newscaster, Erica Lee.  In 1994, 1995 ands 1996 Scott McKenzie and Erica Lee were nominated as "Personalities Of  The Year" by Billboard Magazine. In January of 2007, Scott and Erica signed a new contract that will keep them on the CBS owned station until the year 2011.

A Milestone For Scott and Erica
  10-28-08
Congratulations to WOMX-FM 105.1's Scott McKenzie and Erica Lee on the celebration of their 18 years together on Orlando's airwaves. We've added a short bio of the duo.  
Biography

Scott & Erica Together Again at least for a couple of hours!     5-10-10
Erica Lee former WOMX-FM 105.1 co-host of The Scott and Erica Show on will partner again with Scott McKenzie from 5PM to 8PM on Thursday at "Ember" at 42 W. Central Blvd. in Orlando. Erica, who was fired in January, is campaigning for 2010 Central Florida Woman of the Year. She hopes to help raise $50,000 in 10 weeks for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. You can visit cfl.mwoy.llsevent.org/EricaLee to help.

Mix 105.1 extends Contracts    11-29-11 
CBS Radio and WOMX-FM 105.1 has announced that morning talent Scott McKenzie has signed a multi year contract extension. At the same time Program Director Bobby Smith has also announced that Morning Show producer and cohort Jay Edwards has also signed a new multi year contract.

Scott McKenzie On The Mend      6-17-14 
On the WOMX-FM 105.1 website Scott McKenzie of  "The Morning MIX" is battling non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, once again. We wish Scott a speedy recovery. Read Scott's blog here.

Scott McKenzie Returns      6-25-14  
On the WOMX-FM 105.1 website, Scott McKenzie announces his return to "The Morning MIX" tomorrow (Wednesday). Scott and family credit the audience "...with such an immeasurable amount of love, support, and encouragement"... Read Scott's latest blog here.   

Scott McKenzie Under Hospice Care   8-7-15
WOMX-FM 105.1 morning host Scott McKenzie has been off the air for a bit over a month. He and his family have been in Philadelphia attempting to be accepted into a clinical trial. From Scott's blog at Mix 105.1 "...
 the reason I was in the hospital for so long is that this was our final viable attempt. With my body so beaten up by cancer and chemo, it had to work, or we had to face a hard reality." "...Final healthcare arrangements have been made, and now we begin the focus on my comfort as I say my goodbyes." "Im currently hooked up to an oxygen tank to help me take full breaths, but its my dream to be able to make it back in the studio with the other corny goofballs for a brief goodbye, and to hold down that microphone on switch one more time."

Scott McKenzie Passes     8-11-15
Scott McKenzie, morning show host for 24 years at WOMX-FM 105.1 has lost his battle with cancer. Scott was 59. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Fran Lesser Friedman, and his daughter Lauren. MIX 105.1 says Wednesday morning's show will be in tribute to Scott. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 10:30 am at Congregation Ohev Shalom, 613 Concourse Pkwy South, Maitland. McKenzie's family asks that people consider making donations to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, The Children's Miracle Network and the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, in lieu of flowers.


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