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American Public Media Names Nancy Cassutt Managing Director, National Digital and Emerging Markets
Mike Reszler Promoted to Managing Director, Digital Strategies and Content
St. Paul, Minn. – (October 29, 2010) – American Public Media/Minnesota Public Radio (APM/MPR) announced today that Nancy Cassutt has been named Managing Director, National Digital and Emerging Markets, and that Mike Reszler, current director of digital media, has been promoted to managing director for digital strategy and content.
Cassutt will lead the APM digital team and report to Joaquin Alvarado, APM’s SVP of digital innovation. Reszler, who has been with MPR since 2007, will continue to lead MPR’s digital initiatives in his expanded role and assume broader responsibilities for developing and managing digital priorities.
“Nancy is the ideal fit to lead our digital team, with her instinct for the digital world that is changing daily,” says Alvarado. “Her experience adds to our devoted efforts to be where our listeners are, and where they are going.” Alvarado adds, “I’ve been impressed with Mike’s digital deliverables in my time here at APM and I’m excited to get the opportunity to also add him to the national team.”
Cassutt says “I am thrilled for the opportunity to join APM for many reasons but one key reason is because of the great content. APM has what so many companies want: excellent content. Excellence in content brings endless opportunities.” Cassutt comes to APM as SVP of news and content solutions at Internet Broadcasting, a Twin Cities company that creates and manages web sites for local television stations across the country. She will start on November 15.
MPR/APM is the parent company of Minnesota Public Radio, a 40-station radio network serving virtually all of Minnesota and parts of surrounding states and home to the largest and most experienced radio newsroom in the Upper Midwest, and American Public Media, one of the largest producers of public radio programming in the world with a portfolio including A Prairie Home CompanionÆ, MarketplaceÆ, Performance TodayÆ, The Splendid TableÆ, Beingô, and American RadioWorksÆ. MPR/APM programming is listened to by 16 million people each week, including more than 900,000 in and around Minnesota, and is broadcast over 800 radio stations with a total weekly listening audience of 32 million. MPR/APM’s nearly 100,000 member-strong Public Insight Network promotes deep connections between journalists across the country and the communities they serve. A complete list of stations, programs and additional services can be found at www.minnesotapublicradio.org and www.americanpublicmedia.org.