American Public Media is the name used for the group of nonprofit organizations and is also the name of the national program production and distribution efforts of American Public Media Group, the name of the nonprofit parent organization. It is the support organization for several tax-exempt nonprofit organizations.
Similar to many large nonprofit structures, American Public Media Group’s for-profit subsidiary operates independently and helps offset the costs of running the nonprofit entities.
The structure of American Public Media Group is further described below.
APMG is a tax-exempt nonprofit parent support organization that provides administrative, financial, and human resources services to its supported organizations and divisions, American Public Media, Minnesota Public Radio, and Southern California Public Radio. APMG operates Public Radio Market under license from American Public Media.
The mission of American Public Media Group is to provide significant long-term financial strength to its supported organizations.
|Board of trustees||9|
|Number of employees on FY14 budget||42|
|Number of American Public Media affiliates on 12/1/18||989|
|Annual Report (pdf)|
480 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Web site: www.americanpublicmediagroup.org
American Public Media™
American Public Media, is the name of the national program production and distribution division housed within Minnesota Public Radio. American Public Media is the nation’s second-largest producer of public radio programs, reaching 20 million listeners nationwide each week.
480 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Web site: www.americanpublicmedia.org
Minnesota Public Radio is a tax-exempt, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that produces and acquires radio programming of community value, combines these programs into a nonprofit radio service of the highest quality for broadcast through a network of radio stations to the people of Minnesota and the upper Midwest, and reflects the culture, events, issues and ideas of the region’s people in radio broadcasts designed for national and international audiences.
MPR is a subsidiary of APMG, in that a majority of the Trustees on the Board of MPR are elected by or approved by the APMG Board, all of whom also serve on the MPR Board.
|Board of trustees||38 (including life trustees)|
|Number of employees FY14 budget||423|
|Number of radio stations||46|
|Classical music and news||1|
|News and information||24|
|The Current (adult eclectic music)||3|
|FY14 budgeted operating revenue||$93.4 million|
Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that produces and acquires programming of community value and combines these programs into a nonprofit radio service of the highest quality for broadcast to the people of Southern California and the nation, including the production and broadcast of local, West Coast and Pacific Rim news and information programming.
SCPR operates KPCC 89.3 FM in Los Angeles and Orange County, KUOR 89.1 FM in the Inland Empire, KJAI 89.5 in Ventura County, and 90.3 KVLA FM in the Coachella Valley pursuant to Public Service Operating Agreements with Pasadena City College and the University of Redlands and streams its program service worldwide on its Web site.
SCPR is a subsidiary of APMG, in that the Trustees on the Board of SCPR are appointed by the APMG Board upon recommendation of the SCPR Board. At least 75 percent of such Trustees must be residents of Southern California.
|Board of trustees||28|
|Vice Chair||Ana Valdez|
|Secretary||C. Douglas Kranwinkle|
|Number of employees FY14 budget||138|
|Number of radio stations:||4|
|FY14 budgeted operating revenue||$28.2 million|
Source: Data are copyright Arbitron, Inc. Arbitron data are estimates only.