Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews Miranda Sings

Colleen Evans as Miranda Sings

Erica Rivera spoke to Colleen Evans (née Ballinger), creator of YouTube celebrity Miranda Sings. Read how haters helped refine the quirky character in this Q&A for City Pages.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews "Rez Comedy" Documentarian

Rob "The Rez Reporter" Fairbanks and Jon "The Ojibwe Outlaw" Roberts

Erica Rivera spoke to Jon Roberts, whose documentary with fellow Ojibwe comic Rob Fairbanks was successfully funded in the final hours of its Kickstarter campaign. Read more on the City Pages blog.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Matchstick Ventures

Erica Rivera interviewed Ryan Broshar about venture capital firm Matchstick Ventures. Read more in the August 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Med Tech Innovators

Erica Rivera explored how med tech innovators support and inspire one another for Minnesota Business magazine. Read the piece in the August 2015 issue or online here.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Life Floor

Erica Rivera interviewed Jonathan Keller, CEO of Life Floor, for Minnesota Business magazine. Read the feature in the August 2015 issue or online here.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Erica Rivera Spotlights Salt-N-Pepa

Legendary female rappers Salt-N-Pepa are coming to the Twin Cities this week. Erica Rivera previewed the trio's show for City Pages here.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Lake City

Erica Rivera profiled Lake City, a Minnesotan town planning to capitalize on the beauty of Lake Pepin. Read more about the area and its attractions in the July 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Fitness Formulary

Erica Rivera interviewed Adam Southam about how he's doing e-commerce differently with supplement company Fitness Formulary. Read more in the July issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Hop Law

Erica Rivera interviewed Elliot Ginsburg, an attorney specializing in breweries. Read more in the June 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Paul Krumrich

Erica Rivera interviewed Paul Krumrich, the mastermind behind multiple ventures including Donkey Label bicycling apparel. Read the article in the June 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Erica Rivera On Bicycle Decor

Erica Rivera interviewed several Minneapolis and St. Paul residents whose passion for cycling is on display in their homes. Read why bike-themed decor is on a roll in today's Star Tribune Home section or online here.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews ARTCRANK Founder

Charles Youel by Armour Photo

Erica Rivera interviewed Charles Youel, founder of ARTCRANK, an organization that curates pop-up bike poster shows worldwide. Read about how ARTCRANK has grown and why bikes matter to businesses on the Minnesota Business magazine website here.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Seven Sundays

Erica Rivera profiled muesli maker Seven Sundays for Minnesota Business magazine. Find out how the family-owned company got on Target's shelves with a little help from Anchor Bank in the May 2015 issue.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews Ali Wong

Erica Rivera recently interviewed Ali Wong, a notoriously raunchy stand-up comic whose act has taken a turn towards the domestic. Read the Q&A on Vita.mn here.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Robert Payne

Erica Rivera interviewed Robert Payne, president elect of Meetings Professionals International (MPI). Read the profile in the Spring 2015 issue of MN Meetings + Events magazine or online here.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Wilson & Willy's

Erica Rivera spoke to John Mooty, founder of Wilson & Willy's, about how the store highlights local manufacturers. Read more on the Minnesota Business magazine website here.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Hackwith Design House

Erica Rivera profiled Hackwith Design House of Minneapolis. Read about how the company found success with a limited edition business model on the Minnesota Business magazine website here.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Erica Rivera Offers Online Dating Advice

Erica Rivera reveals 30 reasons why women don't answer online dating e-mails. Find out if you're guilty of one of the classic communication mistakes on Thought Catalog here.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Erica Rivera Previews Third Thursday: Art + Lit

Erica Rivera previewed tonight's Third Thursday: Art + Lit event at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Read the deets on Vita.mn here.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Twin Cities Telecommuters

Photo by Liz Gardner
Erica Rivera interviewed five telecommuters throughout the Twin Cities--including Robyne Robinson, Kerri Miller, and Liz Gardner--about what makes their home offices work. Read the piece in today's Star Tribune Homes section or online here.