Tracey Young   Biography


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 now works for the Volusia County Division of Corrections.

Tracey at WBJW     courtesy of Ellis B. Feaster

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