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 in his role with the APMG Board. Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and SCPR both operate as part of APMG.
“We are fortunate to add Drew’s strategic experience and his passion for public media to the APMG board,” said Jon McTaggart, CEO of APMG. “His involvement within both the SCPR and APMG boards provides valuable insights that he brings to our discussions and decision-making.”
Murphy’s work at Edison International has focused on the organization’s strategic planning processes and those of its subsidiaries. His responsibilities include the advancement of strategic initiatives and assessing new opportunities.
Murphy previously served as senior managing director at Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets. He also has held several senior executive positions at NRG Energy, Inc., including executive vice president, general counsel, executive vice president of Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions, and Northeast Region executive vice president and president.
Murphy was a partner at Hunton & Williams LLP, leading the global energy, infrastructure, and project finance practice. He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard College and earned his juris doctorate degree from George Washington University, where he was a member of the George Washington Law Review.
About American Public Media Group
American Public Media Group is the largest station-based public radio organization in the U.S., combining multi-regional station operations, national programming creation and distribution and innovative digital, social and mobile services in one organization. APMG’s operations include Minnesota Public Radio®, a 46-station network serving nearly all of Minnesota and parts of surrounding states, and Southern California Public Radio, a four-station network serving Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura County and the Inland Empire. Programs produced by MPR’s national programming division, American Public Media®, reach 19 million listeners via approximately 1,000 radio stations nationwide each week. APM is one of the largest producers and distributors of public radio programming in the world, with a portfolio that includes BBC World Service, Marketplace®, and the leading classical music programs in the nation. APM offers a diverse array of podcasts featuring the best in food, culture, entertainment, business, and investigative journalism. For more information on American Public Media Group, visit americanpublicmediagroup.org.
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