Posts Tagged: MPR News

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 »

Intern Highlight: Ellen Bartyzal

submitted by Sarah Eldred Meet Ellen Bartyzal, a senior at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Ellen was one of the two Eichten News Fellows this summer at Minnesota Public Radio. She applied for the program because she knew former Eichten Fellow, and they had “nothing but good things to say about their… 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 »

In Memoriam: Toni Randolph

This week we’re mourning the sudden loss of our dear colleague, veteran journalist Toni Randolph. Toni’s work impacted so many people… the outpouring of memorials offer us some insight into the depth of Toni’s impact and the strength of her relationships. We’re sharing just a few of them below. Excerpts from Toni’s full obituary at… Read more »

MPR News and Next Generation Radio

Next Generation Radio is a series of one-week student radio training projects co-sponsored by NPR member stations and several journalist and media organizations. The projects are designed to give students who are interested in radio and journalism an opportunity to report and produce their own radio and multimedia stories. Our own Laura Yuen of MPR… Read more »