Board of Director: Jon McTaggart
American Public Media Group — President & CEO
Jon McTaggart, chief executive officer, has been deeply involved in Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media's growth since 1982, beginning as a station manager in Bemidji and serving in multiple capacities since then, including as general manager, as senior vice president for New Media, vice president of Business Development, senior vice president of Content and Media, and Chief Operating Officer.
In addition to his tenure at MPR|APM, McTaggart has led strategic planning, communications, fund raising and business development as a director for a hospital group and as executive director of the hospital foundation in Reading, Penn. Prior to returning to Minnesota in 1995, he was vice president for Advancement and University Relations of a liberal arts university in Riverside, California.
Jon holds a master's degree in public administration from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor's degree in journalism communications from Bemidji State University.