Posts Categorized: Press Release

The Water Main Presents Research on How Americans Relate to Water: Want to Engage Them? Start with What Matters to Them

Qualitative research from APM Research Lab, Wilder Research offers national perspectives ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 12, 2018 – American Public Media’s water initiative, The Water Main, today announced findings in a study focused on Americans’ perceptions on water, a topic for which there is little existing research. Conducted in collaboration with APM Research Lab and… Read more »

American Public Media’s Glen Nelson Center Officially Opens, Driving Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth in St. Paul

New innovation-focused center, supported by Knight Foundation, launches in downtown’s Osborn370; flagship program Lunar Startups seeks entrepreneurs for its second cohort ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 5, 2018 – American Public Media’s (APM) Glen Nelson Center has officially opened, advancing innovation, business development and activity in downtown St. Paul. The center, established through memorial gifts in… Read more »

American Public Media Names Chandra Kavati as Vice President, Content Distribution and Partnerships

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 1, 2018 — American Public Media Group today announced that it has named Chandra Kavati as its vice president of content distribution and partnerships. In this role, she will oversee the APM Distribution team, with a focus on driving audience growth within the U.S. public radio system. Kavati also will be… Read more »

U.S. Poet Laureate Brings Poetry to Podcast and Radio Audiences with The Slowdown

Library of Congress, American Public Media and the Poetry Foundation collaborate to offer daily poetry podcast launching November 26, with national broadcast on public radio stations available January 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2018 – U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith will soon bring the power of poetry to listeners across the globe as host… Read more »

Live from Here with Chris Thile Announces Additions to Ensemble

Fresh voices will inspire and energize Chris Thile’s third season as host, premiering Oct. 6 Saint Paul, Minn., Sept. 18, 2018–Some well-known names–new to public radio–will join Chris Thile on stage for the upcoming season of Live from Here. Over the past two years, Thile has brought his eclectic mix of music and guests to… Read more »

Alisa Roth Joins MPR Newsroom as Part of APM’s Call to Mind Initiative

Roth will serve as MPR News’ first reporter dedicated to covering mental health ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 11, 2018 – Call to Mind, American Public Media’s mental health initiative, is bringing increased reporting on the topic mental health to audiences with the addition of a seasoned reporter to the MPR News staff. Alisa Roth, an… Read more »

The Hilarious World of Depression Returns for a Third Season

New Season Places Special Focus on Audience Interactions ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 7, 2018 – American Public Media’s hit podcast The Hilarious World of Depression is back with new celebrity interviews and audience discussion about mental illness. Hosted by John Moe, the series brings conversation about clinical depression out of the shadows while keeping things… Read more »

Six high-growth, diverse St. Paul entrepreneurs selected to receive working space, development opportunities as Lunar Startups’ inaugural cohort

Majority of the cohort are startups led by women or a person of color ST. PAUL, Minn., July 23, 2018 – Lunar Startups, an incubator that supports high-growth entrepreneurs in Minnesota, has announced its inaugural cohort of resident organizations. The new program, which was launched earlier this year by American Public Media and is housed… Read more »

APM Research Lab launches “Representing US,” new tools in time for the hotly contested 2018 elections

Easily map and sort demographic data and voting history for the nation’s 435 Congressional Districts ST. PAUL, Minn., June 26, 2018 — Which congressional races are most likely to be influenced by the Millennial vote or Generation Z behind them? Where are the voices of immigrants most likely to play a role? How many districts that… Read more »