Posts Categorized: Press Release

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…

Is "Justice for Sale?"

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.org www.americanpublicmedia.org Is "Justice for Sale?" American Radioworks and Marketplace Highlighta Dramatic Shift in the Judiciary The Two-Part Public Radio Series Will Air on January 17 During Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace WHAT: Judges are supposed to make decisions based on a dispassionate reading of the law. Politics has no… Read more »

Public Radio Series, “The Surprising Legacy of Y2K,” to Document the History and Effects of the Computer Scare on Its Fifth Anniversary

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.us www.americanpublicmedia.us Public Radio Series, “The Surprising Legacy of Y2K,” to Document the History and Effects of the Computer Scare on Its Fifth Anniversary Joint American RadioWorks and Marketplace investigation examines the hype over Y2K and finds a direct connection to the growth of high-tech offshoring The three-part series will… Read more »

KATHRYN SCOTT NAMED SENIOR PRODUCER OF
WEEKEND AMERICA

Contact: Connie Molby (651) 290-1113 cmolby@americanpublicmedia.us www.americanpublicmedia.us KATHRYN SCOTT NAMED SENIOR PRODUCER OF WEEKEND AMERICA Veteran producer with a background in documentary films, cable news and public broadcasting will relocate to Los Angeles in January 2005 (Los Angeles) December 9, 2004 – Kathryn Scott, a veteran producer with a diverse broadcasting, production and journalism background,…