Marissa Blahnik

Marissa is managing editor of Rewire and an award-winning digital and broadcast media producer. She identifies as a Leo, a Jersey girl, and a musical theater fanatic.

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What to Know Before Buying Your First Home

Video by Trevor Vaubel Whether you’re renting or living with your family, if your name isn’t on the […]

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5 Ways to Know if Your Business Idea is Any Good

You think it’s a million-dollar business idea, and maybe your buddy does too. But does your big dream […]

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A Spot of Tea with a Side of Soul at Heritage Tea House

For Raeisha Williams, the idea of opening a female-owned small business was never a question. Growing up, she […]

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Vetiver Solutions Makes a Social Impact and Wins Big

A team of college students from the University of Minnesota combined their talents and passion for social change […]

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Optical Shop Eyes All Over Focuses on Equity

“Life is too short to wear ugly glasses,” said Teri Focht, owner of Eyes All Over, an optical […]

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Composting Can Make You Feel Better About Your Garbage

It’s no small feat to get a group of people, big or small, to adopt new behaviors. Thankfully, […]

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What Executive Assistant Jobs Can Do For Your Career

New grads and job changers are often confronted with a similar dilemma: do you take your first job […]

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Listen: America From Scratch the Podcast

“America From Scratch” is a web series created to get people talking. Each video debates a provocative question […]

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Craft Ginger Beer Company Farmer Willie’s Navigates Rebrand

This story starts with a coastal goat farmer and ends with an alcoholic superbrew. At the midpoint of […]

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Should We Have a President?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we have a president? We spend a lot of time […]

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Six Ways to Make a Difference This Earth Day

In the nearly 50 years since Earth Day launched with 20 million Americans taking to the streets in […]

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Park & Diamond Build a Better Bicycle Helmet

By Marissa Blahnik Going from a rough idea to product launch is a wild ride for any entrepreneur. […]