American Public Media, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is the largest owner and operator of public radio stations and a premier producer and distributor of public radio programming in the nation. It is also the largest producer and distributor of classical music programming in the United States.
780 stations reaching 16.5 million listeners carry our programs each week.
Among its portfolio of more than 20 national programs are such public radio staples as A Prairie Home Companion®, Saint Paul Sunday®, Marketplace®, Marketplace Money®, The Splendid Table® Speaking of Faith® and special reports produced by our national documentary unit, American RadioWorks®.
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American Public Media is the parent organization for Minnesota Public Radio, Southern California Public Radio and Classical South Florida, operating 42 public radio stations and 32 translators in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, South Dakota, North Dakota, Idaho, California and Florida.
American Public Media's subsidiary, Minnesota Public Radio, owns and operates the historic Fitzgerald Theater in downtown St. Paul, home of the live broadcasts of A Prairie Home Companion®.
Also under the American Public Media umbrella is the for-profit Greenspring, the parent company of Greenspring Media Group, a diversified regional and national magazine publishing and event management company.
American Public Media is also a co-founder and major partner of Gather.com, a social networking Web site that invites the public radio audience to share with others their observations, thoughts and perspectives with others