Press Releases

Karen Richard Elected to MPR Board of Trustees

February 9, 2022

Minnesota Public Radio has elected Karen Richard as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. Richard is the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Andersen Corporation.

Star Tribune Partners with Minnesota Public Radio to Expand “Star Tribune Connect” Program, Providing Grants to Underrepresented Businesses

October 1, 2021

Star Tribune Media Co., Minnesota’s largest media company, today announced that it has expanded Star Tribune Connect, an innovative program to accelerate the growth of minority-owned businesses through advertising and marketing collaboration. Building on the success of the first year of Star Tribune Connect, the expansion is fueled, in part, by a partnership with Minnesota Public Radio,

The Current Names Diane Miller as New Local Show Host

August 18, 2021

The Current today announces the hire of local musician and journalist Diane Miller as host and producer of The Local Show. As the new voice of the show, Miller will offer The Current’s listeners a regular lineup of the best in Minnesota’s vibrant local music scene.

Jean Taylor Named President & CEO of American Public Media Group

August 11, 2021

American Public Media Group’s (APMG) Board of Trustees announced today the selection of Jean Taylor as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of APMG. A search committee appointed by the Board led a rigorous, national search in partnership with Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in partnering with mission-driven clients. Taylor will begin her duties as CEO on Aug. 23.