Erin Sharoni is the US Deputy Editor of DJ Mag, a Creative Director for biotech startup InsideTracker, and a media personality. Her television career as a national sports television host and anchor has included roles on CBS Sports Network and CBS Sports.com, Jim Rome on Showtime, and CNBC Sports Biz on NBC Sports Network. Erin made her debut in the sports broadcasting world as the St. John’s basketball sideline reporter on Comcast SportsNet NewYork.
Erin’s unique background makes her a 21st Century Renaissance Woman: A trained visual artist who has been drawing, painting and sculpting since she first discovered the magic of a Crayola box at age 2, her artistic endeavors eventually grew to encompass many genres, including: music, writing, dance, acting, computer media and the life sciences. Her artwork has been shown at the renowned Sotheby’s gallery in New York City, as well as the National Arts Club. She is the recipient of multiple Scholastic Gold and Silver Medals for her art and creative writing.
At age 13, Erin played the clarinet on stage at Carnegie Hall. Her love of electronic dance music soon took over, a passion cultivated growing up in the New York City club scene amid the influence of local house and techno legends Frankie Knuckles, Danny Tenaglia, Victor Calderone and regular visitors like Jeff Mills. She quickly replaced her clarinet with turntables and crates of vinyl. In 1999 she bought her first set of Technics 1200s and began DJing. Erin’s podcast mix, Bring Your Body, along with original releases, can be found here.
Born and raised in New York City, Erin’s passion for sports runs deep as an outspoken fan and an avid athlete. A staunch advocate for civil rights and equality, she is an Advisory Board member of Athlete Ally. She is a former U.S. Junior Olympic-certified swim coach, personal trainer, dancer and fitness competitor, and is an AANC Certified Nutritional Consultant. She also practices the Japanese healing art of Reiki, and is Level 2 Reiki certified. Erin surfs and snowboards to keep things exciting.
In 2010, Erin was selected as a fitness model to appear in a national advertising campaign for FILA athletic apparel, and was featured in online, print, and in-store ads for FILA Body Toning System, and online for FILA Yoga and Personal Performance apparel lines. Her ads have appeared in Shape, Fitness, Life & Style, OK!, Star, and in Dick’s Sporting Goods and Lady Footlocker stores, nationwide. Erin was also a 2012 Brand Ambassador for FILA.
Her first feature film role was in Peace After Marriage, which won Best Narrative at Tribeca: All Access (Tribeca Film Festival) in 2010.
She spent six years working in finance, at two top-tier investment banks and a leading hedge fund, before making the transition from Wall Street to a full-time career in the creative arts and technology.
Erin is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Biology at Harvard University. She recently completed Stanford University’s Genetics & Genomics Certificate Program. Erin holds a B.A. with Honors in Studio Art with a concentration in Digital Media, from Wesleyan University.
“The meaning of life is to find your gift.
The purpose of life is to give it away.”
– Pablo Picasso