Erica Hunzinger is the editor of Harvest Public Media, based at KCUR.
Previously, Erica was the political/education/criminal justice editor at St. Louis Public Radio and spent 5 years on The Associated Press' Central Region editing desk. She also worked as an editor at The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, and a sports copy editor at The News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Born and bred in central Illinois, Erica branched out to the University of Missouri-Columbia for her journalism degree and earned an MA in Humanities (with an emphasis on poetry) from the University of Chicago.
She's a farmer's granddaughter, quite familiar with the smell of cow manure and processed soybeans, and tries to nurture flowers and plants in her spare time.