Member Spotlight – Minnesota Public Radio
One of the most ubiquitous forms of social enterprise is the community and public radio sector, with some of its deepest roots in Minnesota. Minnesota Public Radio is a premier public radio station producing programming for radio, online and live audiences. With its three services — MPR News, Classical MPR and 89.3 The Current — operating a 43-station regional radio network and serving a regional population of 5 million people, MPR has 127,150 members and one million listeners each week and has earned over 1000 major broadcasting and journalism awards. American Public Media, Minnesota Public Radio’s parent organization, is the nation’s second-largest producer and distributor of national public radio programs — including A Prairie Home Companion® and Marketplace® — reaching 15 million listeners nationwide each week. It is the largest producer and distributor of classical music programming in the country. Learn more about American Public Media. Minnesota Public Radio’s 1,058-seat Fitzgerald Theater and 100-seat UBS Forum provide venues for live remote broadcasts, discussion forums, political debates, cultural programming and more.
Meet and greet MPR personalities for a great Q & A after a tour of the radio station.
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Location: Minnesota Public Radio (480 Cedar Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101)
Parking: Park in the World Trade Center (Cedar) or City Walk Ramp (7th). Bring parking ticket with you and MPR will validate.
FREE for SEA-TC members and guests!