Posts Categorized: Inside APMG Blog

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

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 »

Public Radio Inclusion: First, We Must “Do The Numbers”

Submitted by Linda Miller Director, Network Journalism and Inclusion At American Public Media, we understand our viability depends on our ability to rapidly expand efforts to become as relevant to emerging audiences as we are to our loyal listeners and members today, and to ensure that the faces, voices and programming of Minnesota Public Radio… Read more »

APM Wins Academy of Podcasters Awards

Brains On!, Codebreaker and The Dinner Party Download won awards on July 6, 2016, in their respective categories at the Academy of Podcasters awards ceremony during the Podcast Movement conference. The Splendid Table was also nominated. Like the Oscars, these awards are given by an Academy made up of influential podcasters and Hall of Fame… Read more »

In Memoriam: Toni Randolph

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 »

Making Space for Real Lives at Work

“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 »

MPR + MNTechDiversity

Minnesota Public Radio is proud to join forces with Minneapolis-based interactive firm Clockwork, led by Nancy Lyons, in its movement to address the under-representation of LGBTQ, women and people of color in tech professions. Nancy explains what it’s all about in this one minute video. Like many of the companies who signed this pledge, we… Read more »

Marketplace’s Lizzie O’Leary and Krissy Clark Named 2016 Gracies Award Winners

Los Angeles, March 21, 2016 – Marketplace Weekend host, Lizzie O’Leary, and Marketplace correspondent, Krissy Clark, were named as honorees of the 2016 Gracie Awards, presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation. The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created by women, for women and about women in all facets of media and entertainment, as… 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 »