Dialed In With Duchesne

Dialed in with Duchesne

A word from MPR’s President

“Dialed in with Duchesne” is a series of posts from Minnesota Public Radio’s President Duchesne Drew sharing his vision and commitments as MPR creates the future of public media by amplifying voices to inform, include, and inspire. The series will consider the complexities of our state—the great things we do together and the challenges before us—as we shape our services for you, our listeners and members.

About Duchesne Drew

Duchesne Drew is Senior Vice President of American Public Media Group and President of Minnesota Public Radio. In this role, he leads the teams that produce MPR News, The Current, APM Reports and Marketplace. Additionally, he oversees YourClassical MPR as a part of Minnesota Public Radio.

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Serving The Whole State

January 12, 2023

No media entity is better positioned than Minnesota Public Radio to tell the stories of Minnesota. It’s one of the magical things about MPR. From our founding, we’ve dedicated our work to serving the public, to imagine and deliver a service that informs and inspires everyone and helps Minnesota connect to itself. It’s a big mandate, one that’s essential to our vision, service, and purpose.