Press Releases

“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.

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. 

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.