Executive Editor

Adam Platt

Adam Platt is executive editor at Twin Cities Business magazine, a position he has held since 2011.

Phone: 612-336-9275

Adam Platt is executive editor at Twin Cities Business magazine, a position he has held since 2011. He assigns, edits, and writes features stories, concepts and edits our Starters section, and helps set the overall editorial course for the magazine while ensuring copy is flowing as it should. A seasoned journalist-turned-editor, he attended Macalester College in St. Paul, became a staff writer and media critic for the Twin Cities Reader, moved on to become editor of Casino Executive, and then joined Mpls.St.Paul magazine in 1998, where he served as executive editor until joining TCB.

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Bestsellers: Wayzata Neighborhoods

Bestsellers: Wayzata Neighborhoods

Wayzata may be all our collective destinies, but too many of us may be trying to make it a reality at the same time, suggests Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty über-agent
Tom Barnard to Depart KQRS

Tom Barnard to Depart KQRS

KQRS’ Tom Barnard has announced he’s retiring before, but the consensus seems to be this one may stick. The Twin Cities broadcast legend and national Radio Hall of Fame inductee
The Crisis in Care

The Crisis in Care

I had the good fortune of getting to know Chuck Mooty a bit for our Hall of Fame feature this issue, and he surely lives up to the hype. I
Jason DeRusha Switching ‘CCOs

Jason DeRusha Switching ‘CCOs

WCCO-TV chief morning anchor Jason DeRusha, who announced in May he was leaving TV to pursue other opportunities, will join WCCO Radio as its PM drive host on June 27.
Is It Luxury’s Time in Minneapolis?

Is It Luxury’s Time in Minneapolis?

The casualties were stacked up like cordwood in downtown Minneapolis over the last three decades: Saks, Neiman’s, Aquavit, The Conservatory. Plus Bloomingdale’s at MOA. Our rep was set: The Twin
Press Send. Rinse. Repeat.

Press Send. Rinse. Repeat.

In 2017, Ari Fertel was buried in laundry—five children’s worth, to be exact. Her teenage son Nachshon wasn’t interested in sorting colors and whites, but he thought he might design
In Nisswa, a New Resort Takes Root

In Nisswa, a New Resort Takes Root

New tourism infrastructure is a rare thing in greater Minnesota. Factor in a short tourism season, modest “up north” pricing, and the skyrocketing cost of lakefront land, and you have
School Dazed

School Dazed

It had to happen, of course. There was no way we were going to get out of the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) without a strike. It’s been 20 years for
Residential Towers to Anchor Uptown

Residential Towers to Anchor Uptown

Plans for the long-awaited redevelopment of the former Calhoun Square have finally been revealed. Owner Northpond Partners of Chicago has partnered with Twin Cities-based Doran Companies to build 264 market-rate
Mayor Frey at a Crossroads

Mayor Frey at a Crossroads

Minneapolis has two decimated zones of commerce right now: downtown and Uptown. Downtown may not be a lost cause, but it can’t rebound until corporations reopen their offices and the