Posts Categorized: Press Release

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 »

Field Work podcast returns for Season Two

Co-hosts Mitchell Hora and Zach Johnson are back March 11 to talk farming ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 26, 2020 – Field Work will return next month with a second season dedicated to new discussions about agriculture, sustainability and the experiences of those on farming’s front lines. Season Two launches March 11 with weekly episodes dropping… Read more »

Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Chamique Holdsclaw hosts new podcast about athletes and mental health in Tremendous Upside

New series from the team behind The Hilarious World of Depression to be launched by APM Podcasts and HealthPartners next month ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 16, 2019— Former WNBA player and Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame member Chamique Holdsclaw continues her mental health advocacy in Tremendous Upside, a new podcast from American Public Media, to… Read more »

The Splendid Table Presents Turkey Confidential 2019 on Thanksgiving Day

The Turkey Confidential hotline goes live November 28, Noon-2 p.m. ET, Call 1.800.242.2828 ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 13, 2019­ —The Splendid Table returns with its beloved annual public radio call-in show of holiday storytelling and last-minute cooking advice in Turkey Confidential. Tune in live with host Francis Lam and his cast of culinary talent on… Read more »

The Hilarious World of Depression Returns for Season Four

Show creator and host John Moe continues to bring awareness to mental health issues through frank and funny discussions. ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 26, 2019⁠ — American Public Media’s award-winning hit podcast The Hilarious World of Depression returns for a new season to destigmatize mental illness through conversations with comedians, actors, authors and musicians. Hosted… Read more »

New York Times Food Columnist Melissa Clark Hosts American Public Media’s New Food Podcast: Weeknight Kitchen

ST. PAUL, Minn. Aug. 21, 2019 — Melissa Clark, a food reporter and columnist for the New York Times, NYTCooking and a regular contributor to American Public Media’s The Splendid Table – a weekly food program celebrating the intersection of culinary and culture –  is taking audiences into her own home with Weeknight Kitchen, launching… Read more »

American Public Media Hires Liliana Kim as Managing Director of Podcasts

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug 5, 2019 – American Public Media today announced new leadership at the helm of its podcast division. Starting August 19, Liliana Kim will take over as managing director of APM podcasts. As managing director, Liliana will lead APM’s current podcast portfolio, which includes Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Too Beautiful to Live,… Read more »

APM Reports to Release Three New Audio Documentaries

Emily Hanford’s investigation on a problematic approach to reading instruction among three new reports on education in America ST. PAUL, Minn., July 23, 2019 –APM Reports, the documentary and investigative unit of American Public Media, will release three new audio documentaries that look at the latest issues in education and how students learn. The stories… Read more »