Ericka Andersen


Hi, I’m Ericka.

I’m an author, speaker, podcaster and entrepreneur.

Welcome new friend! I’m so excited to meet you here! I am a freelance writer, podcaster, author and mom of two living in Indianapolis, Indiana. My kids are Jacob (6) and Abby (4) and my husband is Rick.

If you’re interested in faith, culture, motherhood, politics and the intersection of it all, I’m the gal for you. I’ve published in places like the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Washington Post (dream come true!) I’m a columnist for WORLD Magazine Opinions and a freelance contributor to Christianity Today.

Love inspiring, faithful women? Got you covered! My “Worth Your Time” podcast features bold women living out big dreams for God and making a difference in the world.

Speaking of big dreams, I wrote my upcoming book for YOU friend! “Reason to Return: Why Women Need the Church and the Church Needs Women” will release this November. It’s for any woman of faith who wants to deepen her relationship with God and find a strong, Christian community in which to grow. Get updates on the release here. 

I wrote my first book “Leaving Cloud 9: The True Story of a Life Resurrected From the Ashes of Poverty, Trauma and Mental Illness,” as a testament to God’s goodness and redemption for those with even the most traumatic histories. You won’t walk away without a dose of hope and a taste of God’s love.

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I work with individuals and businesses on a variety of issues. I have over 15 years of experience as a professional writer working in digital communications at everywhere from non-profits, think tanks, businesses and on Capitol Hill.

In the past my work has been featured in the Washington Post. I previously worked for National Review magazine, was Online Media Director for Congressional House Leadership, for the Heritage Foundation and Human Events magazine. I’ve also been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Christianity Today and others.

I was selected to be featured in Washington Life Magazine’s “Young and the Guest List,” (see page 23) which spotlights rising stars in Washington, DC.

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