Erika is the co-author of the bestselling book, The Spirit of Silicon Valley – Journeys & Transformations Beyond Technology, available on Amazon.com. In addition, she was the creator and host of PUNCH! Media & Marketing Made Easy, a popular educational talk show on KDOW 1220am, The Wall Street Business Network. Archives of the program are available here. Currently, she also hosts a popular micro-podcast called Two Minute Marketing Tips, available on the iTunes, SoundCloud and Spotify as well as on the Three Girls Media blog.
See Erika quoted in these stories:
- “Yelm Business Named ‘Best Boutique Content Marketing Agency’ in Washington” on Nisqually Valley News
- “Get Social” in South Sound Business Magazine
- “How Instagram Stories Are Changing PR Pitching And Media Coverage” on Cision.com’s blog
- “PR Agency Perspectives: How to Explain the Press Release vs. Media Pitch to Clients” on Bulldog Reporter
- “Public Relations for Small Businesses: 6 Tips for Success” on Business News Daily
Erika is also a sought-after public speaker giving regular talks, including keynotes, at a variety of workshops, conferences and meetings on the topics of public relations, marketing and social media.
As a journalist, Erika covered Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign, the San Francisco/Loma Prieta Earthquake of 1989 and the infamous Oakland Hills fire; she also enjoyed the lighter side of TV, hosting The Simpsons and Star Trek marathons for the WB network. Following her award-winning broadcasting career, and prior to beginning Three Girls, Erika worked as Director of Media Relations for a prestigious Silicon Valley PR firm where she managed campaigns for NBC, including work with the cast of Will & Grace and Crossing Jordan. She also spent several years working for the California State Legislature as a Press Secretary.
Erika’s personal media accomplishments include more than 5,000 media placements in outlets including The Wall Street Journal, InStyle, Oprah, USA Today, The New York Times, the Washington Post, Fox News, CNN and MSNBC, as well as international press throughout Europe, Mexico and Australia.
When she’s not in the office you’ll likely find Erika hanging out with Effy, Three Girls’ Office Greeter and her four-footed bestie and cooking or baking, two of her favorite pastimes. She also enjoys planting and caring for her large veggie garden, picking organic blackberries that surround her country property, Moose Hollow, and binge watching TV shows like Deadliest Catch, Top Chef and Project Runway.
Erika is a sought after pubic speaker and gives keynotes, seminars, webinars & workshops nationwide. Some of her most popular topics include:
- Great Free & Low-Cost Public Relations Resources
- Social Media – Best Practices for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Other Top Platforms
- Blogging – How to Maximize Posts for Search Engine Optimization
- Websites – How to Optimize Yours for Better Conversion Rates
To contact Erika or book a speaking engagement call her at 408-218-2391 or email her at Erika@ThreeGirlsMedia.com.
Get to know Erika:
Favorite Pastime/ Hobby: Cooking, baking & watching TV
Favorite Food: Smoked Pork Ribs with BBQ Sauce
Random Fact About Me: I have a lovely flock of chickens
Favorite Place: Alaska, especially College fjord & the Juneau Area
Favorite Movie: The Muppet Movie
Favorite Sports Teams: Denver Broncos & Seattle Seahawks
What is guaranteed to put a smile on your face? A cozy night in bed with my hubby and dog watching our favorite TV shows