Performance Today Names Five Students for 2022-2023 Young Artists in Residence Series
November 15, 2022
Performance Today (PT), from YourClassical and distributed by American Public Media, has announced five young musicians who have been identified for the 2022-2023 Performance Today Young Artists in Residence Program (PTYA).
Minnesota Public Radio Nominated For Two Upper Midwest Emmy Awards
October 5, 2022
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Upper Midwest Chapter has announced that Minnesota Public Radio has been nominated for two Upper Midwest Emmy® awards.
Rock The Garden Completes Its Run
September 28, 2022
The Walker Art Center and Minnesota Public Radio’s The Current announce the summer music festival Rock the Garden will retire following a lauded final installment this past June.
Cathy Wurzer Inducted into Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame
September 20, 2022
Cathy Wurzer, host of MPR News Morning Edition and Minnesota Now and co-host of Twin Cities PBS’s Almanac, was inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame along with four other Minnesota radio personalities on Saturday, Sept. 17. The induction ceremony took place at Pavek Museum in St. Louis Park.
Barry Gisser Named Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of American Public Media Group
August 9, 2022
American Public Media Group (APMG), including Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and American Public Media (APM), announce that Barry Gisser is the organization’s new senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Gisser succeeds Morris Goodwin who after eight years significantly increased the value of APMG’s endowment and led its investment strategy.
Rock The Cradle Returns July 10
July 1, 2022
The family friendly music and art event will take place at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Children’s Theatre Company
Carbon Sound Launches
June 16, 2022
The Urban Alternative Project funded by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting hits digital airwaves June 16, 2022.
The Current Celebrates New Staff
June 14, 2022
In addition to new program director and associate producer, The Current has also promoted a new assistant program director.
Minnesota Public Radio Receives $56 Million Charitable Gift
June 8, 2022
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR), a member of the American Public Media Group (APMG), announced today that it has received a cash gift of $56 million, the largest in the organization’s 55-year history, from an anonymous donor.
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.