The Current Receives CPB Grant to Accelerate Urban Alternative Format in Minnesota
September 14, 2021
The Current, Minnesota Public Radio’s adult album alternative (AAA) station, has been named a recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s (CPB) 2021 Urban Alternative format grant.
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.
Minnesota Public Radio Announces Activities for MPR Day at the State Fair, Sept. 3
August 5, 2021
Minnesota State Fair goers are welcome to join in on the fun of MPR Day on Friday, Sept. 3, at the fairground’s Dan Patch Park. MPR Day will feature a day of free performances and conversations open to all fair attendees.
Heather Riddle Named Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer of APMG
July 13, 2021
American Public Media Group, including Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media (APM), is pleased to announce that Heather Riddle is the organization’s new senior vice president and chief development officer.
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.