Our mission is to share informative media about the people in our communities and expert contributors who highlight the best our region has to offer. We strive to bring attention to the unique and exciting stories that make the Pacific Northwest such a vibrant and fascinating place to live.

We’re proud to have been featured in a number of local media outlets, including:

  • KREM2
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • The Inlander magazine
  • Spokane-Coeur d’Alene Living magazine

At Trending Northwest, we believe that everyone has a story to tell, and we’re dedicated to sharing those stories with our readers. We’re honored to have been recognized by these esteemed media outlets, and we look forward to continuing to bring you the best in Pacific Northwest news and entertainment.

See our spotlight on KREM2 below:

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Trending Northwest Magazine Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Celebrate Local, Women-Owned Magazine’s 1st Anniversary at the Spokane Club

[Spokane, Washington, January 2024] Trending Northwest Magazine, a dynamic and locally owned publication by Erin Peterson and Melissa Berry, is excited to announce its 1st anniversary celebration. The event will also mark the launch of the magazine’s fourth issue. This milestone event is scheduled for February 1, from 5:30 to 8 PM at the Spokane Club.

Within just a year of operation, Trending Northwest has distinguished itself as one of the fastest-growing multimedia and public relations company in the Inland Northwest. Its commitment to delivering quality content and engaging with the community has set a new standard in the region’s media landscape.

Erin Peterson, reflecting on the past year, shares, “From the moment I wake up until I go to sleep, my day is filled with tasks that keep our content rolling. We’re deeply involved in everything from social media to event planning. It’s a labor of love, and seeing our community’s support makes it all worthwhile. I’m especially grateful to our contributors and collaborators who have been instrumental in our growth.”

Melissa Berry adds, “We are overwhelmed by the support from the Spokane community. Their feedback confirms that Trending Northwest is exactly what they were looking for – a magazine that not only showcases the best of Spokane but also its bright and inclusive future.”

Trending Northwest is honored to partner once again with the Spokane Club for this celebration. The Spokane Club, with its rich history and commitment to the future, is the perfect venue to commemorate this milestone.

The anniversary party is not just a celebration of the magazine’s success but also an acknowledgment of the community’s support and contributions. Ticket sales for the anniversary event are now open and can be purchased at Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trending-northwest-magazine-winter-awards-gala-tickets-763524872447 

Viewers, readers and listeners can enjoy Trending Northwest on all major platforms, including:

Partnering sponsors in the event include Whole Body Wellness Aesthetics, the Spokane Club, Electric Photoland, and Gonzaga Dance

Trending Northwest Magazine Launches in Spokane, WA With Cross-Platform Model

A Collaborative Magazine Focused on Showcasing the Inland Northwest’s Best is Here

[Spokane, Washington, January 2023] Following the success of their incredibly popular local social media accounts, Erin Peterson and Melissa Berry, have launched a new regional magazine — Trending Northwest. After four digital editions became an instant success, Peterson and Berry are excited to announce the launch of the quarterly print edition and distribution of Trending Northwest (TNW)

Trending Northwest focuses on sharing the best of the Northwest lifestyle, and highlights diverse voices. Trending Northwest has harnessed the power of social media, digital media and print to create a layered multimedia experience that boasts local resource guides, a companion podcast with expert commentary about trending topics, and narrative works by notable local residents. 

Erin Peterson, founder of Trending Northwest, said: “Growing up in the Inland Northwest, raising a family here and seeing the thriving growth our area has experienced has been deeply inspiring to me personally and professionally. So many industries have expanded and we are passionate about supporting the dynamic people and businesses that call the Northwest home. It is our mission to showcase the best our region has to offer so that readers have a one-stop shop for quality recommendations and can keep up on market trends.”

Trending Northwest will cover Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, Montana, and Alaska,” explains Melissa Berry, founder of Everyday Spokane. “The Pacific Northwest has consistently been one of the fastest-growing areas of the country. Keeping up with those changes can be challenging, but our contributors work to share the best of the region to help readers find memorable activities, helpful products and to interview and meet people making a difference.”

Viewers, readers and listeners can enjoy Trending Northwest on all major platforms, including:

  • Social media like Instagram, Facebook & more 
  • Our award-winning podcast, “Trending Northwest”
  • Our digital magazine, TrendingNorthwest.com
  • And now, the print edition of our magazine, Trending Northwest

With Trending Northwest, readers will get the inside scoop on the best of Northwest life from a variety of perspectives. 

For more information, please visit our website here: trendingnorthwest.com


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Erin Peterson, Publisher & Co-Founder, 208-771-4234, [email protected]

Melissa Berry, Director of Digital Content & Co-Founder, 509-903-8749, [email protected]


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Erin Peterson grew up in Post Falls and attended Post Falls High School, and was involved in a wide variety of leadership and activities. She became a professionally certified educator at Lewis-Clark State College – earning the Provost’s Award for academic achievement and community service. After teaching for five years, now she is an award-winning local influencer, podcaster and digital strategy educator with a passion for equity and inclusion. Erin has been published and featured in a wide variety of local publications including the Spokesman Review, The Inlander, Spokast, Spokane Talks, and has served as a feature editor at Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living magazine.
Melissa Berry has lived in the Pacific Northwest for eight years, primarily in Spokane, Washington. Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Melissa fell in love with the Pacific Northwest after graduating from Gonzaga. After working in emergency management and disaster preparedness, she now co-hosts the popular and award-winning podcast, Trending Northwest, along with Erin. Melissa has been featured in Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living magazine, Spokast, Spokane Talks, and the Inlander and runs the successful local website, Everyday Spokane, a companion to Trending Northwest.