Ericka Sóuter is a contributing editor at Mom.me, one of the most popular destinations for lifestyle and parenting articles on the Internet. It’s her job to speak to moms across the country and stay on top of the issues and trends families face today. As such, she frequently appears on Good Morning America, Nightline and other national broadcasts to discuss the news and controversies most affecting parents and kids.
Previously, she was a news and entertainment editor at CaféMedia’s high traffic mom site, TheStir.com. Prior to focusing on parenting news, she was on staff at Us Weekly. As a features writer there, she worked on numerous cover stories about film, music and television stars. She began her journalism career at People magazine writing music reviews, celebrity profiles and human-interest stories. Later, she moved to the special issues department where she focused on popular franchise issues like Sexiest Man Alive, Hottest Bachelors and The World’s Most Beautiful People.
Before becoming a magazine writer, Ms. Sóuter took a short detour into the world of advertising, accepting a post at the Chicago based agency Leo Burnett as an account executive on Kellogg’s Cornflakes, Frosted Mini-Wheats and Rice Krispies Treats. Her ad world claim to fame: she was on the team that created the talking Frosted Mini- Wheat.
Ms. Sóuter received her B.A. from Georgetown University and a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her work can also be found on the pages of Cosmopolitan, Essence and Self. A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, she currently lives in Manhattan with her college sweetheart husband Caleb and her precocious, superhero-loving son Lex.
About Ericka Sóuter
Ericka Sóuter is contributing editor at Mom.me, one of the most popular destinations for lifestyle and parenting news on the Internet. She frequently appears on Good Morning America, Nightline and other national broadcasts to discuss the latest issues and controversies affecting parents, kids and families. Read More.