Posts Categorized: Press Release

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 »

The New York Times, American Public Media Bring The Daily to Nine More Stations, Bringing Total to 25 Stations

ST. PAUL, Minn. and NEW YORK, June 14, 2018 – The radio edition of The New York Times’ popular podcast The Daily continues to expand its audience as nine major public radio stations have added or soon will add the program to their lineups. The Daily now airs on 25 stations across the country, including… Read more »

APM Research Lab survey: While the Supreme Court considers union policy, the court of public opinion remains deadlocked

Americans evenly split over “right-to-work” or mandating union dues, despite a majority of Americans preferring stronger unions ST. PAUL, Minn., June 13, 2018 — A new survey by the APM Research Lab has found that despite being tied in their preference for “fair share” and “right-to-work” policies, the majority of Americans think the country is better… Read more »

Lunar Startups Seeks Applications, Expands Team for First Cohort

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 30, 2018 – Earlier this year, American Public Media announced the launch of the Glen Nelson Center and its first program, Lunar Startups. Supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the new program – dedicated to supporting underrepresented entrepreneurs leading high growth startups – is seeking applications for… Read more »