Name: 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.
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.