Posts Categorized: Press Release

Comedian and Actor Tig Notaro Partners with American Public Media to Host Advice Podcast: Don’t Ask Tig

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020 — American Public Media is working with renowned comedian Tig Notaro to deliver a dose of honest advice in Don’t Ask Tig, a new podcast. Tig and her guests will do their best to answer life’s most pressing questions, from how to get over heartbreak to how to cut… Read more »

Marketplace Launches Its First-Ever Kids’ Podcast About Money

New podcast Million Bazillion helps dollars make more sense for parents and kids—featuring celebrity guest voices like Kristen Bell, Duff Goldman and LeVar Burton LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2020 — Announced today, Marketplace will debut its first-ever kids’ podcast called Million Bazillion, a show about money for kids and their families. In collaboration with popular… Read more »

Drew Murphy Named Newest Member of APM Group Board of Trustees

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 30, 2020 — American Public Media Group (APMG) has named Drew Murphy as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. Murphy is senior vice president of strategy and corporate development at Edison International. As vice chair of Southern California Public Radio’s board of trustees, Murphy will serve as SCPR representative… Read more »

American Public Media’s Award-Winning Science Podcast Brains On! Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Brains On! and the Science Museum of Minnesota explore the impact COVID-19 education has on children’s virus-related worry and fear ST. PAUL, Minn., JUNE 11, 2020— Brains On!, the award-winning science podcast for curious kids and families from American Public Media, in collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota, is the recipient of a National Science… Read more »

APM Reports’ In the Dark Wins Second Peabody Award

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 10, 2020 – APM Reports’ investigative podcast In the Dark has been honored with a Peabody Award in the Podcast & Radio category for its coverage of the Curtis Flowers Supreme Court arguments, decision and aftermath. Announced today, the Peabody Awards honor the previous year’s most compelling stories presented by television,… Read more »

Julie Andrews to Host Storytelling Podcast for Children in Julie’s Library, Launching April 29

Andrews and daughter Emma Walton Hamilton bring modern children’s literature to life in new podcast from American Public Media ST. PAUL, Minn., April 15, 2020— American Public Media presents Julie’s Library, a new children’s literacy program hosted by acclaimed actress and best-selling author Julie Andrews, along with her daughter, award-winning writer and educator Emma Walton… Read more »

Mental Well-Being & Coronavirus: Call to Mind Publishes Online Resource Guide for Mental Well-Being

Compiled credible online resources dedicated to mental wellness for individuals, organizations ST. PAUL, Minn., April 2, 2020 – In response to the widespread change induced by COVID-19 in our lives, Call to Mind – American Public Media’s initiative to foster new conversations about mental health – has launched a site dedicated to mental wellness resources.… Read more »

Valerie Coleman Named 2020 Classical Woman of the Year by American Public Media’s Performance Today

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 26, 2020 – Performance Today has named flutist and composer Valerie Coleman as the 2020 Classical Woman of the Year. The honor is granted annually to a woman who has made a significant contribution to classical music as a performer, composer, conductor, music teacher or supporter. “Valerie is an extraordinary flutist,… Read more »

MPR Canceling and Postponing Public Events March 14-April 24

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 13, 2020 — In response to growing concerns surrounding COVID-19, Minnesota Public Radio will cancel all public events beginning March 14 through April 24. This decision was made out of an abundance of caution, and in consideration of best practices recommended made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota… Read more »

Lunar Startups Welcomes Largest Cohort with 15 Companies

St. Paul, Minn., March 5, 2020 – Lunar Startups is proud to announce the companies selected to participate in Cohort 3, the largest group of high-growth, early-stage startups to join Lunar’s accelerator program. Beginning March 9, 15 companies will join a community dedicated to their success, including a year’s worth of coaching, resources, cash grants,… Read more »