Erik Hyrkas - Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
Erik Hyrkas is originally from the Twin Cities and completed his undergraduate at Lakeland College of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. A long time journalist, Erik has been facilitating with EERE’s Communications and Outreach through Congressional Correspondence and contributions to Solar Decathlon blog posts since February 2010. Previously, Erik interned for the American Red Cross Headquarters and HSToday Magazine as a communications assistant and news writer. Erik is a renewable energy and technology fanatic who loves to play tennis, swim and draft an occasional screenplay.