Tracey Young   Biography

WROD    WNFI    WDOQ    WBJW    WOMX    WMGF    FNN

Tracey Young's twenty years in radio were spent almost entirely in Central Florida. She started her career on the air in Daytona Beach at WROD-AM 1340 and went on to work at both WNFI-FM 99.9 ("I-100") and WDOQ-FM 101.9 ("Q102") before spending a year at a hit music station in Oklahoma City. Hired away by Nationwide Communications, she arrived in Orlando in 1986 to take the midday slot at WBJW-FM 105.1 ("BJ105"). During the eight years she held that position, surviving the format change to WOMX-FM 105.1 ("MIX105.1") in 1989, Tracey's daypart was never ranked lower than second with the station's target demo. She also produced and hosted "Community Tapestry", a public affairs program on "BJ105" and "Mix 105.1" for several years. In 1994, she left to join Dean Miuccio on the morning show at WMGF-FM 107.7 ("Magic 107.7") and remained there to partner with Shawn Burke until 1999. She participated in the planning of and co-hosted "Airlift To Kosovo", Magic 107.7ís co-promotion with WESH-TV and the Feed The Children organization, which collected over 70 tons of food and other necessities to be shipped to refugees. Tracey served as guest co-host for both the WMFE-TV fund-raising auction and the WESH-TV muscular dystrophy telethon and appeared on WKMG-TVís "Star-A-Thon '95" charity telethon . She co-hosted "Magic After Dark", a thirty-minute music video series, on WFTV. After leaving Magic 107.7, she worked at Florida Radio Network for a while before accepting a position outside of broadcasting. Tracey works at at Triad Isotopes in Orlando. 

Tracey at WBJW     courtesy of Ellis B. Feaster


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