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Ericka Andersen has been a freelance writer and digital media marketing professional for over 12 years. She writes about addiction, church planting, mental health, politics, policy, culture, fitness and more a variety of publications in including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, National Review, The Daily Signal, Scary Mommy and The Federalist. She is a regular contributor at Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC.)
She hosts the “Worth Your Time” podcast, featuring inspiring women living out big dreams and making a difference in the world. The podcast is generally faith-based and seeks to highlight the stories of women living and loving others well.
Ericka is currently a freelance writer, podcast host and stay-at-home mom. Previously, she was the Digital Marketing Director at the Independent Women’s Forum. Prior to that, she was the Digital Director at National Review magazine and the Online Media Director for GOP House Leadership under Vice-President Mike Pence. She also worked as the Digital Manager at The Heritage Foundation for four years.
Ericka lives in Indianapolis, Indiana and is married to Rick and has two children, Jacob and Abby.
Her first book, “Leaving Cloud 9: The True Story of a Life Resurrected From the Ashes of Poverty, Trauma and Mental Illness” was released from Harper Collins publishers in 2018.
She has been featured in the Washington Post for her work.
Ericka was selected to be featured in Washington Life Magazine’s “Young and the Guest List,” which spotlights rising stars in Washington, DC:
Ericka has has appeared HLN to talk about the opioid crisis and her book, and on NBC to discuss social media trends. In the past, she has also appeared on Fox News and MSNBC and regularly hosts Facebook Live interviews with newsmakers. She was formerly a regular contributor on social media concepts at The Huffington Post and has appeared multiple times on HuffingtonPost Live.
She was chosen as one of Washington D.C.’s Top fitness writers in The Washingtonian. She is a frequent speaker and panelist as a digital media expert at conferences and events around the country.