Matriarch Digital Media

Matriarch is a network that is the premiere destination for podcasts that understand, respect, encourage and uplift women.

We appreciate and celebrate women  just as we are and where we are.



Twila Dang Twila had a vision for a place online where women could go to be understood, respected, engaged and entertained. She wanted a place that appreciates women as we are, in the stage of life we’re in. And she wants you to know and trust that the content from Matriarch is for YOU. At Matriarch, we’re moms, sisters, daughters, friends, bosses, leaders, philanthropists. Women. Just like you.

Natalie Webster Natalie doesn’t shy away from sharing her personal life lessons learned through surviving growing up in Scientology, being raised in Hawaii, or the challenges that come with living in a blended family. Natalie has three grown children and two school aged stepchildren whom she is raising with her partner in life, laughter and love, Tony. Natalie is a columnist, freelance writer, media personality and podcast host at Matriarch.

Dr Eric Heegaard “Dr. E” is a Minnesota-based Gynecologic Surgeon who has been in practice for over 20 years and on the forefront of minimally invasive gynecological surgery for over a decade. After observing that many of his patients had questions they weren’t comfortable asking, he started “The Gyno Show” in 2009 as a place where women can ask questions in anonymity. The community has grown and the show evolved into “The Gyno Cast”, produced by matriarch. Dr. E has two grown children, Elena & Ian, and is now an empty-nester in the land of 10,000 lakes.

Carly Prellowitz Carly is a 40-something IT professional by day and Blogger by night. She is the author of Running on Ice, a blog that focuses on her quest to make fitness a priority as a modern, over-scheduled woman with a demanding career, marriage, three active kids, and her undying desire to perfect her slap shot. Her personal motto is that you can have your gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, and soy-free cake and eat it, too.

Antigoni Sander “Tig” loves to plan parties, cook food and share her expertise with anyone who will listen. With a formal degree in acting and a masters degree in “How To Throw A Party” from “the college of growing up with a greek mom.” Tig has worked in restaurants all over the country and spent the last decade in the Twin Cities as co-owner of her family’s restaurant and catering business. Tig has appeared locally and nationally on television as a food and lifestyle expert and records her original recipes on her blog, A Pinch of Lemon. Tig, is more than qualified to be the voice behind Cordial, Matriarch’s show about home entertaining, hospitality and all things food!

Grant Whittaker Grant is go-to fashion authority and has become a fashion personality, appearing in major news outlets, magazines, and on the radio. Today, he takes on event production, editorial direction, hosting, styling, and more through his fashion consulting and production company, Grant Whittaker Style. Whether he’s helping someone find their confidence through his personal shopping expertise or creating premier shows during Fashion Week, he is living his dream and helping others live theirs.

Karly Adams Karly is fresh blood in the radio industry, gaining new experience after much of her life being immersed in performing arts. She hopes to use her performance skills to grow the young minds of our future. Karly loves to listen to music, read and be outdoors and is happier than ever helping to make Matriarch podcasts possible.

Hope Slusar Hope is a producer that has worked with topics ranging from pop culture to restaurants to fashion and women’s health. Hope is active in improv; taking classes for over a year, supporting local theaters, and preparing to perform with her group in the near future. Hope is thrilled to share her talents and be the one Matriarch can count on for support and entertainment!

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Emily Baynard “Emmi” spends her time crafting marketing campaigns and creating social media content for small businesses. She brings a creative eye and a love of all things visual to the Matriarch brand. She hopes to keep you in the loop on all things Matriarch, #bts and otherwise!