Posts Tagged: inclusion

Baking – and raising money – for the future of journalism

Submitted by Marianne Combs, Arts Reporter and Producer, MPR News I love a good bake sale – especially when it’s for a cause I can really get behind – and October’s bake sale at MPR will go down as one of my all-time favorites. Each year MPR participates in a fundraising campaign for ThreeSixty Journalism,… Read more »

Talking the talk: Can the parlance of public media drive inclusivity?

by Eric Garcia McKinley Engagement and Inclusion Senior Research Analyst/ACLS Public Fellow I am now eight weeks into my new job in public media. The position is exactly as new to American Public Media Group as I am: Senior Research Analyst for Engagement and Inclusion (read more about it here). My general assignment is to… Read more »

Community Voices: St. Paul’s Rondo Neighborhood, Moving Forward

“It’s a powerful experience to give voice to people who aren’t heard on their terms, sitting in their neighborhood and from their point of view on ways they are moving forward following this story.” – Kate Moos, Director, News Content Development Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black man, was killed during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights,… Read more »

The Power of Listening: Audience, Employees, and Community Partners Tackle Women’s Financial Security

Written by Linda Miller Director, Network Journalism and Inclusion MPR News recently partnered with the Twin Cities chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) to host Women Empowering Women: A Conversation About Financial Security at MPR’s UBS Forum in downtown St. Paul. The idea for the June 29 event came from a Public Insight Network questionnaire that… Read more »

Public Radio Inclusion: First, We Must “Do The Numbers”

Submitted by Linda Miller Director, Network Journalism and Inclusion At American Public Media, we understand our viability depends on our ability to rapidly expand efforts to become as relevant to emerging audiences as we are to our loyal listeners and members today, and to ensure that the faces, voices and programming of Minnesota Public Radio… Read more »

Making Space for Real Lives at Work

“We want employees to feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to work.” This is the latest in a long line of inclusion phrases trending in the Diversity & Inclusion field. In plain language, it means something like “We don’t discriminate. In fact, we actually accept people’s differences. No, really!” A lot of folks take issue with this… Read more »