Posts Tagged: culture

The CEO and the TSA: An Unlikely Moment of Gratitude

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Here at APMG we’re used to getting emails like this from our CEO Jon McTaggart. Those of us who’ve been around a while might even take them for granted. It’s just part of the culture. But I’m reminded today that it’s one of those things that makes us pretty unique… this culture of gratitude is demonstrated… Read more »

Intern Highlight: Daniel Shin

New York, UNITED STATES:  An emblem on a uniform from the Star Trek series is displayed 08 August 2006 with other costumes during a preview by Christie's at a warehouse in the Bronx borough of New York. In celebration of the series 40th anniversary, Christie's will auction over 4,000 items from the CBS Paramount Television archives from the Star Trek television shows and movies on 05-07 October in New York.  AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA  (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Hi, I’m Daniel Shin, the Marketplace Morning Report Intern for the last six months (though I recently transitioned to a Production Assistant role about 3 weeks ago). This was my first public radio internship. Prior to this, I had just recently graduated from a graduate program at CSU Northridge with a Masters in Mass Communication… Read more »

Cube Crawl 2016 @Marketplace Los Angeles

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Submitted by Jeni Hatfield Map by Kristina Lopez City Planners included: Jeni Hatfield, Raghu Manavalan, Kristina Lopez, Arjuna Soriano, Katie Long and Donna Tam     If there is one thing us Angelinos agree on, it’s that we don’t agree on which local neighborhood is best. In all fairness, there are a lot. Los Angeles… Read more »

Intern Highlight Two-For-One: Jackie Lawyer and Afua Paintsil

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submitted by Sarah Eldred Minnesota Public Radio’s 50th anniversary is right around the corner. Just a few months ago, Ali Lozoff was chosen to organize this benchmark year with celebrations, events and programs. Interns Jackie Lawyer and Afua Paintsil were hired to jump-start this enormous project. Jackie Lawyer is beginning her sophomore year at the… Read more »

Intern Highlight: Greta Hallberg

So here’s kind of a cool picture from when I was out in the field gathering some audio for the Marketplace poll stories. We went into a suburban barber shop to interview some people about how they feel about the economy. The owner had a kid and his buddy helping out in the shop and they ended up playing with some of the audio equipment. Hands down one of my favorite days on the job!

Summer’s winding down… and so is the work of some our talented summer interns. But before they’re off on their next adventures, we’d like to share a few of their experiences. In her own words, here’s Marketplace intern Greta Hallberg: “I just graduated from Miami University (Ohio) with a degree in Journalism and Economics. Marketplace is… Read more »

MPR is my friend…

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There’s something special about working for an organization that inspires this…

Making Space for Real Lives at Work

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“We want employees to feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to work.” This is the latest in a long line of inclusion phrases trending in the Diversity & Inclusion field. In plain language, it means something like “We don’t discriminate. In fact, we actually accept people’s differences. No, really!” A lot of folks take issue with this… Read more »