Posts Categorized: Press Release

U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Curtis Flowers’ Conviction

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2019 – On March 20, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Curtis Flowers v. State of Mississippi. In looking at the controversial Mississippi death penalty case, the justices examined if District Attorney Doug Evans used racial discrimination in the jury selection for Flowers’ most recent trial. The court announced… Read more »

Infamous Corporate Collapses Examined in New Podcast Spectacular Failures

Host Lauren Ober tells stories of corporate crookedness, family feuding and hilariously half-baked decisions ST. PAUL, Minn., June 3, 2019 — American Public Media, in partnership with the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, will launch Spectacular Failures – a new business podcast about the greatest corporate catastrophes – on June 17…. Read more »

APM Kids Podcast Smash Boom Best — A Brains On! Spinoff— Returns For Season Two With Epic Debate Battles

Dragons vs. Unicorns, Chocolate vs. Cheese included in this season’s debate lineup ST. PAUL, Minn., May 28, 2019 —Smash Boom Best is back in action this summer. A spinoff from American Public Media’s Brains On! – an award-winning science podcast for kids  – Smash Boom Best is a fast-paced, debate show for kids and families…. Read more »

American Public Media Announces John Birge the New Host for YourClassical’s Composers Datebook

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 17, 2019 – American Public Media (APM) has announced a new host for YourClassical’s Composers Datebook, the award-winning program about this day in classical music history. On May 1, retiring and long-time host John Zech will officially pass the baton to a well-known name at Classical Minnesota Public Radio, John Birge…. Read more »

Field Work Podcast Presents Discussions by Farmers, for Farmers

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 17, 2019 – A new podcast will soon bring together two voices in agriculture to host honest conversations about sustainable agriculture, what works and what doesn’t. Field Work is co-hosted by two Midwestern row-crop farmers and will feature farmers and other guests from across the agriculture industry every week, beginning with… Read more »

Second Season of In the Dark Nominated for Peabody Award

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 9, 2019 –The second season of APM Reports’ In the Dark was nominated today for a Peabody Award, which honors last year’s most compelling and empowering stories presented by television, radio and digital media. The nomination was reached by unanimous vote from the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors, according to the… Read more »

American Public Media to Launch Decomposed- A New Podcast Exploring the Daring Acts and Surprising Inspirations of Famous Composers

Concert pianist and host Jade Simmons’ new APM podcast shares the tales of heartbreak, scandal and sheer genius that have shaped classical music. ST. PAUL, Minn., April 4, 2019 – Concert pianist and world-class storyteller Jade Simmons will explore some of the most captivating aspects of the lives of classical composers as host of American Public… Read more »

APM Research Lab, APM Reports’ Educate, Hechinger Report gauge national opinion on government funding, assistance for colleges

Most Americans aren’t aware of decreased government funding for public colleges and universities within the past decade. ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 26, 2019 – The APM Research Lab has released the findings for a survey which asked Americans about their awareness of public college and university funding, as well as the price tag to attend these… Read more »