Posts Tagged: MPR News

Intern Highlight: Ellen Bartyzal


submitted by Sarah Eldred Meet Ellen Bartyzal, a senior at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Ellen was one of the two Eichten News Fellows this summer at Minnesota Public Radio. She applied for the program because she knew former Eichten Fellow, and they had “nothing but good things to say about their… Read more »

Community Voices: St. Paul’s Rondo Neighborhood, Moving Forward


“It’s a powerful experience to give voice to people who aren’t heard on their terms, sitting in their neighborhood and from their point of view on ways they are moving forward following this story.” – Kate Moos, Director, News Content Development Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black man, was killed during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights,… Read more »

The Power of Listening: Audience, Employees, and Community Partners Tackle Women’s Financial Security

Participants in the Women Empowering Women workshop on financial security were recruited through MPRNews’ Public Insight Network and the National Association of Black Accountants Twin Cities Chapter.  “I loved the diversity represented not just racially but the diversity in financial status as well,” commented Jess Miller, a 37-year-old who specializes in learning and development in the finance industry.

Written by Linda Miller Director, Network Journalism and Inclusion MPR News recently partnered with the Twin Cities chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) to host Women Empowering Women: A Conversation About Financial Security at MPR’s UBS Forum in downtown St. Paul. The idea for the June 29 event came from a Public Insight Network questionnaire that… Read more »

In Memoriam: Toni Randolph

November 15, 2014 Posted on Facebook by ThreeSixty Journalism: "I don't feel like I am widening the circle, I feel like I'm completing one." Toni Randolph talks about the importance of diversity in media -- and touchingly, dedicates the Widening the Circle award to her mother.

This week we’re mourning the sudden loss of our dear colleague, veteran journalist Toni Randolph. Toni’s work impacted so many people… the outpouring of memorials offer us some insight into the depth of Toni’s impact and the strength of her relationships. We’re sharing just a few of them below. Excerpts from Toni’s full obituary at… Read more »

MPR News and Next Generation Radio


Next Generation Radio is a series of one-week student radio training projects co-sponsored by NPR member stations and several journalist and media organizations. The projects are designed to give students who are interested in radio and journalism an opportunity to report and produce their own radio and multimedia stories. Our own Laura Yuen of MPR… Read more »