A 25-year media vet, Monica began her career as an intern at Rock station KFMF while still a student at Chico State. After becoming Research Director there, she moved to sales and continuity at local Lite Rock/Newstalk KPAY AM/FM. Through a cold-call, turned interview – Monica secured a position at CBS Radio in San Francisco and spent the next few years at KRQR and KLLC FM. After working closely with a number of Bay Area Radio Hall of Famers – she was invited to join the team at Ben Manilla Productions, creator of the House of Blues Radio Hour. In her 10 years with BMP, Monica rose from assistant, eventually becoming General Manager at BMP.
Monica has coordinated projects such as:
She was honored to accept the Keeping The Blues Alive award on behalf of the BMP Team at the Blues Music Awards in 2003.