MPR News Announces New Programs and Schedule Changes to Better Serve More Minnesotans
June 15, 2021
MPR News today announced it will create a new, daily Minnesota news magazine program, launch a new weekly program devoted to books and ideas, and make changes to its programming lineup as part of the newsroom’s strategy to invest in programming that meets the changing needs of its audiences.
MPR News Welcomes Vicki Adame as Report for America Journalist, Covering Minnesota’s Latino Communities
June 1, 2021
Reporter Vicki Adame has joined MPR News as the newsroom’s Report for America journalist, focusing on the coverage of Minnesota’s Latino communities.
MPR Programming Recognizes One Year Since George Floyd’s Death
May 24, 2021
MPR News, The Current and YourClassical MPR present special programming the week of May 24.
Minnesota Public Radio Welcomes Jeannine Befidi, Mike Palmer, Bryan Phillips & Mandy Tuong to Board of Trustees
April 20, 2021
The Minnesota Public Radio Board of Trustees has elected Jeannine Befidi, Mike Palmer, Bryan Phillips and Mandy Tuong as its newest members. The four valuable additions to the board represent a wide array of industries and areas of expertise, ranging from development and law to communications and financial strategy.
Sarah Glover Named MPR News Managing Editor
April 19, 2021
MPR News is pleased to welcome Sarah Glover, an accomplished journalist and media industry leader, as the newsroom’s managing editor, beginning today.
Minnesota Public Radio, American Public Media Complete the Inspired by You Campaign with Over $98 Million Raised, Exceeding Five-Year Goal
March 1, 2021
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and American Public Media (APM) announced today the successful completion of Inspired by You, an ambitious five-year campaign designed to address the rapidly changing digital landscape and make transformative changes to better serve audiences in Minnesota and beyond.
The Current Names Jade as the Station's Music Director
January 28, 2021
The Current is pleased to announce Jade as the station’s new Music Director. Jade has been a part of The Current’s team since 2008, getting her start as an overnight host. She can be heard on The Current weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will continue hosting her regular midday shift in addition to her responsibilities as Music Director.
MPR News Named Report for America Host Newsroom
December 10, 2020
MPR News has been selected as a host newsroom with Report for America, a national service reporting program. The assigned journalist will focus on telling solutions-related stories that offer new perspectives on immigration and highlight people within the Latino community.
American Public Media Group Supports Launch of Lunar Startups as an Independent Nonprofit to Build a More Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
November 12, 2020
American Public Media Group (APMG) announced that Lunar Startups, a program of the organization’s Glen Nelson Center, is launching as an independent nonprofit with a mission to create a more equitable entrepreneurial ecosystem. Thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, APMG’s Glen Nelson Center served as Lunar Startups’ program incubator for the past three years, making it possible for Lunar to now scale its impact as an independent entity.
Joe Goetz Named Music Director of Classical MPR
November 5, 2020
Classical MPR has announced Joe Goetz as its new music director. As Classical MPR’s music director, Goetz will oversee daily programming needs and classical music selections and will serve on the team dedicated to driving Classical MPR’s long-term strategies and goals, as well as those for American Public Media’s national classical programming.