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About Arika

aboutarika_picArika Parr has nearly two decades of experience working in media as a television & radio personality, producer, marketing director & more. Currently she can be heard on iHeart Media-St. Louis stations Wild 104.9 (Rhythmic CHR) & 100.3 The Beat (Urban AC) and seen as host of STL Live on the City of St. Louis’ STL-TV. She implemented one of St. Louis most popular and largest community events for the African American community, the Sista Strut Breast Cancer Walk (2010-2012). In 2013, she started A Parrfect Idea Company where she specializes in community engagement, youth empowerment, media relations and events. With more thousands of social media followers, Arika is connected and engaged to the community she serves.

She has been recognized for her work in media and in the community by countless organizations, including earning the 2013 African American Citizen of the Year award from the Gateway Classic Sports Foundation, awarded the Common Seal of The City of St. Louis in 2012 and has been given the 2011 Women in Media award from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.


Look for more information on Arika’s other events:

Fitness With Friends STL Expo: An appetizer of fitness, health and beauty that helps promote accountability through camaraderie with friends and work out partners. Get a sampling of the most popular fitness classes in St. Louis from instructors. My goal is to help you start and sustain a healthier lifestyle. Bring a friend or make a new one! Everything is better with friends. Inspire and be inspired. At the Fitness With Friends STL Expo you will workout, shop and repeat! Shop from small business owners in the health, beauty and fashion industries. So wear your workout clothes, bring your bestie and a few bucks. Workout. Shop. Repeat.

Babies, Bras & Girl Talk Community Baby Shower: A day of fertility education and intimate conversations around pregnancy, loss, and women’s health.


Arika’s Costumes

Photos taken by Lance Omar Thurman Photography