Erica Whyte enters her first season as the Communications Coordinator of the Rochester Americans in 2016-17.
Whyte is responsible for the creation of all video and written content and will serve as the in-game host for all 38 Amerks home games this season. Whyte will also assist in road game coverage as well as represent the franchise remotely during various community events.
A native of Toronto, Ontario, Whyte joins the Amerks after spending the 2015-16 season in San Antonio, Texas, where she worked as a host for Spurs Sports and Entertainment's AHL and NBA teams, the San Antonio Rampage and San Antonio Spurs. During her time with SS&E, Whyte served as the in-game host for all Rampage and Spurs games, made community appearances and represented the franchise on major-market television in San Antonio.
Prior to making the move to San Antonio, Whyte worked as sideline basketball interviewer for the Pan Am Games in Toronto and a feature reporter for the Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL). She also spent two years as a TSN (ESPN Canada) broadcast intern and freelancer working on events, most notably the 2012 London Olympics, 2013 CFL Draft Day, 2013 TradeCentre and 2013 NCAA March Madness.
A 2014 graduate from the Ryerson School of Journalism in Toronto, Whyte currently resides in Rochester.
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