Press Releases

MPR News Names Stephanie Curtis Director of Programming

September 30, 2019

MPR News has named Stephanie Curtis as Director of Programming after an extensive national search. A veteran of the MPR newsroom, Curtis currently serves as Senior Producer of Audience Development and Engagement, a role she’s held since 2016.

David Safar Named Managing Director of The Current

August 29, 2019

After an extensive national search, The Current has appointed David Safar to lead the station as Managing Director, a new role that will oversee the long-term strategy, product development, and planning of The Current.

The Current Joins AAA Stations Nationally in Celebrating International Women's Day

March 6, 2019

The women of The Current will present a day of programming celebrating women-identifying artists and their music, and across the nation, several AAA stations will join in celebrating International Women’s Day – a day dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women globally – with all-day lineups of music by women, special online content, guest interviews and in-studio sessions.

The Current Names Brittany Lind as Duluth Local Show Host

March 4, 2019

The Current announced today it has hired Brittany Lind as host of the Duluth Local Show. In her role, Lind will oversee operations and lead audience engagement efforts and community partnerships at stations in Ely, Grand Marais, Hibbing, Hinckley and Duluth.

The Current Promotes David Safar to Head of Music, Artist and Label Relations

January 29, 2019

The Current announced it has promoted music director, David Safar, to the new role of Head of Music, Artist and Label Relations for The Current. In this new role, David is responsible for leading the direction of the music on The Current, The Current’s streams, and curation on digital platforms.