“Sold a Story” wins prestigious duPont-Columbia Award
January 31, 2024
The groundbreaking investigative podcast “Sold a Story: How Teaching Kids to Read Went so Wrong” has been awarded a duPont-Columbia Award. The six-part series exposed a national literacy crisis and has led to calls for change in classrooms nationwide. Since the podcast, at least 15 states have changed laws regarding reading instruction.
Performance Today names five students for 2023-2024 Young Artist in Residency Series
November 17, 2023
Performance Today, from YourClassical and distributed by American Public Media, has announced five young musicians who have been identified for the 2023-2024 Performance Today Young Artists in Residence Program (PTYA).
American Public Media Group Announces Incoming Chief People and Culture Officer
October 10, 2023
American Public Media Group (APMG), including Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and American Public Media (APM), announce Roycie Eppler will join the organization beginning Nov. 6 as its Chief People and Culture Officer. In this role, Eppler will develop and lead equity, inclusion, diversity and access (EIDA) strategy broadly across the organization as well as head up its human resources function.
Glen Nelson Center at American Public Media Group Commits $5 Million In New Investments to the Press Forward Initiative to Strengthen Local Journalism
September 7, 2023
Glen Nelson Center at American Public Media Group (APMG) is proud to announce it is joining a coalition of 22 funders across the United States to launch Press Forward, a groundbreaking national initiative aimed at revitalizing and empowering local journalism.
Minnesota Public Radio Welcomes Isaac Thompson to Board of Trustees
May 15, 2023
Minnesota Public Radio has elected Isaac Thompson as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. Thompson currently serves as Managing Director at New York Philharmonic.
Performance Today Names Gabriela Montero 2023 Classical Woman of the Year
March 31, 2023
Performance Today, the nationally syndicated classical music radio program from American Public Media (APM), announced today that Gabriela Montero is the 2023 Classical Woman of the Year.
MPR News with Angela Davis Team Takes Home Gracie Award
March 30, 2023
The morning talk show was recognized for “outstanding programming and individual achievement created by women, for women, and about women”
James Ganley Elected to Minnesota Public Radio Board of Trustees
March 2, 2023
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) has announced that James Ganley, managing principal and member of the Investment Committee for AB CarVal, has been elected to its board of trustees.
Rock the Cradle Coming to Mia March 12
February 14, 2023
The music and art event for kids and their grown-ups will be held at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Children’s Theatre Company.
American Public Media Group Announces the 2023 Next Challenge for Media & Journalism
January 9, 2023
Finalists of the national media startup competition will connect with industry mentors and winners will split up to $130,000 in prize money.