- Interim President, MPR
Roesler began his media in local television, and later radio sales led him into sales management and station management in commercial broadcasting. He’s held positions in Omaha, Monterey, San Francisco, and Minneapolis with various companies including CBS Radio, and IHeartRadio. In addition, Tim helped launch a digital startup toward a national footprint. Internet Broadcasting, now Lakana, created websites for local network TV affiliates. Tim worked with companies like Hearst-Argyle, Post-Newsweek, CBS, and NBC to implement digital sales strategies, and hire digital sales managers.
Tim has been with American Public Media and Minnesota Public Radio for 19 years. Currently he is the Interim President of Minnesota Public Radio.
He holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Nebraska, a Masters in Telecommunication from Michigan State University, and executive MBA strategy coursework at the University of Southern California. He currently serves on the Nielsen Audio Advisory Council representing public radio. As an undergrad Tim was president of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. In 2013 he was recognized at UNL as an “Alumni Master” for the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. He currently serves on the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Chancellors Alumni Advisory Council.
Tim and his wife Marci live in Deephaven, Minnesota, and have two adult daughters, one in New York City, and the other in Washington, D.C.