The Current Launches New Daily Podcast
August 10, 2018
Beginning August 13, The Current will launch a new podcast delivering the day’s music news headlines. Aptly named, The Current Music News will bring The Current’s music fans a daily dose of essential updates for all genres.
The Water Main Presents Flyover from MPR News Special Edition – Down the Mississippi River
July 11, 2018
The Water Main and national call-in program Flyover from MPR News are partnering for one week this month to create a special edition focusing on one of the country’s most important bodies of water, the Mississippi River.
MPR News announces Rivers of Oil podcast
June 18, 2018
Minnesota Public Radio News announced this week that its latest podcast, Rivers of Oil, will focus on oil pipelines, through the lens of the Line 3 pipeline project in Minnesota. The trailer is now available, and the first of five episodes will publish Tuesday, June 19.
American Public Media Launches New Mental Health Initiative: Call to Mind
April 26, 2018
Coinciding with National Mental Health Month, American Public Media will launch the APM Mental Health Initiative – Call to Mind – in May. Call to Mind is a new five-year initiative created with the intent to inform and mobilize new conversations about mental health.
MPR News Podcast, “74 Seconds,” Wins a Peabody Award
April 24, 2018
MPR News has received a George Foster Peabody Award for its in-depth reporting captured in the podcast, 74 Seconds. The award is the highest honor in broadcast media and is the fourth Peabody Award for MPR News and the tenth for American Public Media Group.
The Current to Launch New Stream – Purple Current – on April 6
April 3, 2018
The new stream offers listeners the best Funk, Soul, Hip-Hop, R&B and a “whole ‘lotta Purple.”
Minnesota Public Radio Focuses on Water Issues Throughout Month of April
March 28, 2018
Minnesota Public Radio has announced a month-long series of special programs and activities designed to raise public awareness of water resources. This unprecedented focus on a single issue will take place throughout the month of April, aligning with the worldwide celebration of Earth Day on April 22.
American Public Media Group Names Michael Lewis as General Counsel
March 7, 2018
After an extensive national search, American Public Media Group today announced it has hired Michael Lewis as the company’s new senior vice president & general counsel.
MPR Announces Capital Campaign to Make Transformative Investments to Deepen and Expand Its Public Service
February 28, 2018
As it begins its next 50 years of public service, Minnesota Public Radio has embarked on an ambitious capital campaign to invest in new programming, talented people, new technology, innovation and endowment that will enable it to serve more people who are consuming media in new ways. The campaign, “Inspired by You,” is slated to raise $75 million by 2020 and, to date, has raised $63.4 million.
The Current presents Toki Wright’s new program “Wright About Now”, beginning February 28
February 22, 2018
“Wright About Now with Toki Wright” is set to launch February 28 and will air Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Central Time. The 60-minute program will explore the world of hip-hop, R&B, soul and much more.