Cole.jpgName: Cole Erie

Title: Director of Beverage Events

Background: Originally born a Wyoming cowboy, moved to Minnesota at age nine.


Graduated High School in 2010 from Osakis, MN.

Graduated from St. Cloud State University in June of 2015.

Earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management.

How You Got into Broadcasting: Started off as an internship to learn more about Leighton Broadcasting and marketing in general. Both Leighton and marketing ended up being a perfect match with my personality and everything else just fell right into place.

Why You Love Your Work: I truly enjoy helping businesses grow in our community. I find a sense of purpose when I am able to assist partners with their marketing strategies and exceed expectations.

Random Facts:

United States Army Veteran.

I joined the Minnesota Army National Guard at age 17 and completed one tour overseas, Operation New Dawn (2011-2012).

I have an inherent love for powersports and I thoroughly enjoy riding my Harley Davidson in my free time.

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