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.

Staff’s archive

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
Uptown Looks Up From the Bottom

Uptown Looks Up From the Bottom

Uptown has led several different lives in the last half-century, and they often ended abruptly and disruptively. But nobody remembers an Uptown that looks like Uptown today. The block and
More Cracks In SWLRT’s Alignment

More Cracks In SWLRT’s Alignment

On the day after the Met Council disclosed massive cost overruns and delays afflicting Southwest Light Rail, project managers were absorbing another body blow to the beleaguered transit extension: Residents
Seven Suspends Operations

Seven Suspends Operations

Seven, the steakhouse and nightclub anchoring the corner of 7th and Hennepin, suspended operations on January 31, citing insufficient business. “It’s simply untenable to operate a nightlife business in our
Mike Osterholm on Covid’s Next Act

Mike Osterholm on Covid’s Next Act

Michael Osterholm directs the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota. We used to know him for annual public radio appearances that reminded us
No Luck of the Irish for MSP

No Luck of the Irish for MSP

When International Airlines Group (Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia) trumpeted last week that it planned to return to North America in a big way next summer, operating roughly the same
Tracking Twin Cities Radio Ratings

Tracking Twin Cities Radio Ratings

Back in the day, the monthly release of local radio ratings was big news in a lot of American cities, including Minneapolis/St. Paul, but with the loss of media writing