NPR combining news apps, multimedia teams

Posted: November 14, 2013

NPR’s news applications and multimedia operations are merging into a single unit to be headed by current News Applications Editor Brian Boyer. “We were already sitting right next to each other,” Boyer said. “When we moved into the new building, … Continue reading

TPT rebrands youth initiative as ReWire

Posted: November 5, 2013

Twin Cities Public Television has adopted the name ReWire for the statewide network’s youth programming and engagement initiative. TPT settled on the name after its previous branding, Open Air, attracted a trademark infringement and violation suit from Colorado Public Radio. … Continue reading

With Sparticl, TPT hopes to make STEM learning fun

Posted: October 24, 2013

Twin Cities Public Television launched Sparticl, a new STEM-focused sharing website geared toward middle-school students, Oct. 1 with support from a major corporate sponsor. Manufacturing company 3M backed more than two years of research and development of the site prior … Continue reading