Posts Categorized: Press Release

THINK GLOBAL: PUBLIC RADIO PRODUCERS UNITE TO LEAD A WORLDWIDE CONVERSATION ON LIVING IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY

Contact: Suzanne Perry (651) 646-8791 suzanneper@msn.com www.americanpublicmedia.org THINK GLOBAL: PUBLIC RADIO PRODUCERS UNITE TO LEAD A WORLDWIDE CONVERSATION ON LIVING IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY Public radio stations nationwide will broadcast documentaries, features, commentaries, global call-ins and public forums on topics ranging from the environment and economics to migration and music May 16-22 on the air;…

American Public Media, Nation’s Second Largest Public Radio Company, Announces It Now Serves 14.6 Million Listeners Each Week, a 14 Percent Audience Increase

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org American Public Media, Nation’s Second Largest Public Radio Company, Announces It Now Serves 14.6 Million Listeners Each Week, a 14 Percent Audience Increase (St. Paul, Minn.) April 11, 2005 — American Public Media announced today that the number of listeners tuning into its national radio programming and to… Read more »

Minnesota Public Radio News to Air One-Hour Radio Special "What Happened at Red Lake?"; Discovering New Details in Monday’s Tragic School Shooting in Northern Minnesota

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org Minnesota Public Radio News to Air One-Hour Radio Special "What Happened at Red Lake?"; Discovering New Details in Monday’s Tragic School Shooting in Northern Minnesota Program to Broadcast on Public Radio Stations Nationwide Friday WHAT: Minnesota Public Radio News from American Public Media created a national radio special… Read more »

American RadioWorks, American Public Media’s National Documentary Unit, Takes Listeners Inside a Supermax Prison Where the Nation’s Toughest Gangs Control Crime Far Beyond Prison Walls

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org American RadioWorks, American Public Media’s National Documentary Unit, Takes Listeners Inside a Supermax Prison Where the Nation’s Toughest Gangs Control Crime Far Beyond Prison Walls "Locked Down: Gangs in the Supermax" airs beginning late March (Los Angeles) March 22, 2005 — American RadioWorks (ARW), the national documentary unit… Read more »

American Public Media’s Weekend America Names Amanda Aronczyk as New York-Based Arts Reporter and Editor

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org American Public Media’s Weekend America Names Amanda Aronczyk as New York-Based Arts Reporter and Editor (Los Angeles) March 8, 2005 — American Public Media’s Weekend America is pleased to announce the addition to its staff of Amanda Aronczyk, as its New York-based Arts Reporter/Editor. She will begin Monday,…

American Public Media Collaborates with Best-Selling Author James McBride

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org American Public Media Collaborates with Best-Selling Author James McBride (Los Angeles) February 16, 2005 — Best-selling African American author and musician James McBride is collaborating with American Public Media and its new national program, Weekend America, to pilot a new urban variety public radio program named The Corner…. Read more »

Public Radio’s Being Presents
"Moral Man and Immoral Society: The Public Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr"

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org Public Radio’s Being Presents "Moral Man and Immoral Society: The Public Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr" Radio and Web project to document boundary-crossing theologian and public policy shaper February 10-16 National Endowment of Humanities funds Being special program, with expanded Web site and resources for public radio listeners and…

Authors and radio documentarians Stephen Smith and Catherine Ellis
to present Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches
During Their Minnesota Book Tour

Contact: Christina Schmitt (651) 290-1449 cschmitt@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org Authors and radio documentarians Stephen Smith and Catherine Ellis to present Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches During Their Minnesota Book Tour Book-and-CD set and radio documentary share a compelling oratory history, including speeches from Booker T. Washington, Martin Luther King and Jesse Jackson…

Jim Russell to Head New Program Development for American Public Media

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org Jim Russell to Head New Program Development for American Public Media (St. Paul, MN and Los Angeles, CA) — American Public Media and Minnesota Public Radio today announced that Jim Russell will become Senior Vice President and General Manager of New Program Development for American Public Media, the… Read more »

American Radioworks and Marketplace Expose the Tension Between Technology and Privacy in Radio Special "No Place to Hide"

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org American Radioworks and Marketplace Expose the Tension Between Technology and Privacy in Radio Special "No Place to Hide" Hour-long special to broadcast on public radio stations nationwide in January; shorter report to air during Marketplace on January 19. WHAT: Almost every aspect of our lives is being recorded…