Posts Categorized: Press Release

In the Dark’s Second Season Launching in May

Saint Paul, Minn., March 26, 2018 – In the fall of 2016, APM Reports produced In the Dark, a podcast that investigated a notorious child abduction case in Minnesota that had gone unsolved for 27 years. Through nine episodes, In the Dark revealed an incompetent investigation, showed the tragic effect it had on the lives of… Read more »

American Public Media Group Names Michael Lewis as General Counsel

Saint Paul, Minn., March 7, 2018 – After an extensive national search, American Public Media Group (APMG) today announced it has hired Michael Lewis as the company’s new senior vice president & general counsel. Lewis was most recently general manager and regional leader for Axiom, a global leader in innovative legal services with 17 offices… Read more »

APM Research Lab finds 37 percent of Americans “more likely” to view Minneapolis as a desirable destination following Super Bowl LII coverage

Media contact: Angie Andresen, 651-290-1373 ST. PAUL, Minn., February 19, 2018 —The APM Research Lab released the results of its 2018 National Super Bowl Survey of nearly 1,000 American adults, living in all states except the Super Bowl host state, Minnesota. The nationally representative survey was conducted during the week following Super Bowl LII, which was… Read more »

Statement From Minnesota Public Radio Regarding Garrison Keillor and A Prairie Home Companion

NOVEMBER 29, 2017 ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is terminating its contracts with Garrison Keillor and his private media companies after recently learning of allegations of his inappropriate behavior with an individual who worked with him. Last month, MPR was notified of the allegations which relate to Mr. Keillor’s conduct while he… Read more »

American Public Media Group Names Babette Apland to Lead New Mental Health Initiative

American Public Media Group (APMG) has named former HealthPartners executive Babette Apland as managing director of its new mental health initiative. The hiring of Apland marks the beginning of the organization’s ambitious five-year plan to bring public attention to mental health issues. In her role, Apland will lead a new national initiative to measurably raise… Read more »

American Public Media Receives $1.5 Million from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to Launch New Investigative Journalism Initiative  

American Public Media is receiving a $1.5 million grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to lead a new investigative journalism initiative with Southern California Public Radio (KPCC), Kansas City Public Media (KCUR), New York Public Radio (WNYC), and Public Broadcasting Atlanta (WABE). APM’s Peabody award-winning investigative and documentary group APM Reports will partner with… Read more »

Lynne Rossetto Kasper and New Splendid Table Host Francis Lam Offer Cooking Help Live on Thanksgiving Day

For nearly 15 years, listeners across the country have avoided Thanksgiving Day cooking mishaps by tuning in to The Splendid Table’s live call-in show, “Turkey Confidential.” This year marks longtime Splendid Table host Lynne Rossetto Kasper’s final year at the other end of the phone line—and she’ll be joined by the show’s new host Francis… Read more »

Hit podcast “The Hilarious World of Depression” Launches New Season

Media contact: Jen Keavy 651-290-1271 Hit podcast “The Hilarious World of Depression” returns for a second season with frank, moving and yes—very funny—conversations with comedians, authors, actors and musicians who have struggled with depression. Hosted by veteran public radio personality John Moe, the new season will feature 20 conversations with some of America’s favorite celebrities… Read more »