After receiving her communications diploma from the College of Wisconsin, Erica Michelle Levy determined to enter into the identical occupation as her father, Howard Levy. Earlier than his passing in 2007 from prostate most cancers, he labored as a lawyer and a TV producer for NBC Common, which gave Levy some perception into the enterprise. After graduating and shifting to New York, she landed a job in 2001 as a producer on the set of Geraldo Rivera’s CNBC present “Rivera Dwell.” On the time, Levy was 26, and her soon-to-be husband was 58. A romance ensued shortly after, and the 2 dated for 2 years earlier than tying the knot.
Levy and Rivera mentioned ‘I do,” on August 10, 2003, amongst their many family members contained in the Central Synagogue in Manhattan. On the time of her marriage ceremony, Levy was employed by her husband’s firm, Maraville Productions. In that function, she was extra palms on with Rivera’s initiatives, serving as government producer on one other of his many applications: ”Geraldo’s Voyager: From Roots to the Rain Forest,” which aired on the Journey Channel.