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American Public Media Promotes Mike Reszler
to Vice President, Digital Media
Will Oversee Digital Programming, Digital Product Development, and the Public Insight Network
(St. Paul, Minn.) March 6, 2012 – American Public Media (APM) today announced the promotion of Mike Reszler, managing director of digital strategies, to the newly-created position of vice president for digital media. Reszler will be responsible for APM’s Public Insight Network (PIN), as well as for all APM digital programming and product development.
“Mike is a strong champion of APM’s Public Insight Network, digital innovation, and high-quality journalism and programming,” said APM chief operating officer Dave Kansas. “He is superbly suited to focus our digital resources on projects and products that strengthen all three, and to help PIN and its partners deepen relationships with audiences, sources and each other.”
Reszler is a veteran journalist who has helped lead the digital transformation of many news operations, both print and broadcast, during his career. An alumnus of Knight Ridder and MediaNews Group, he’s also worked on the front lines as a reporter, managing editor, and senior editor. At Knight Ridder, he oversaw the online coverage of Hurricane Katrina, for which the Biloxi Sun Herald won the Pulitzer Prize. Reszler joined MPR in November, 2007, as managing editor for online news.
A native of Aberdeen, South Dakota, Reszler earned a B.A. from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, a M.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and he is A.B.D. in history from Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, CA.
For media inquiries, contact Jackie Cartier, APM national public relations manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-290-1543.
About American Public Media
American Public Media is one of the largest producers of public radio programming in the world, with a portfolio reaching 16 million listeners via more than 800 radio stations nationwide each week. Programs include A Prairie Home Companion, Marketplace, Performance Today, The Splendid Table, On Being, American RadioWorks and many others. American Public Media’s 140,000 member-strong Public Insight Network promotes deep connections between journalists across the country and the communities they serve. American Public Media is the parent organization for Minnesota Public Radio, Southern California Public Radio and Classical South Florida. A complete list of stations, programs and additional services can be found at www.americanpublicmedia.org.
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