Tom Crann

Tom Crann

Host, All Things Considered
Minnesota Public Radio
tcrann@mpr.org


Tom Crann is the host of All Things Considered for MPR News. He's been in the host chair since 2005. He has interviewed a wide range of public figures, including every member of Minnesota's congressional delegation, as well as politicans, experts, writers, and artists. He anchored Minnesota Public Radio's award-winning live coverage of the 35W bridge collapse. He has hosted other special coverage for MPR News, from election night webcasts and live events, to the live coverage when the Republican National Convention was held in Saint Paul. He has been a host, producer, and interviewer for Minnesota Public Radio since 1995. His work on MPR News has been recognized with an Eric Severeid award, a regional Edward R. Murrow award, and a National Headliner award. He has also hosted the international cultural broadcasts "Sounds Irish" and "The Last Night of the Proms," a co-production with the BBC. In addition to his work in news, Crann has spent over 20 years hosting and producing classical music and cultural programs at public radio stations around the U.S, and for RTE/Lyric FM in Ireland, where he is still a contributor.

Tom Crann Feature Archive

Thanksgiving dinner
The season of turkey is upon us and that means selecting the perfect turkey for the holiday feast. (11/19/2014)
Marcus Samuelsson
Samuelsson is a television fixture, appearing on shows like "Chopped" and "Iron Chef." His new book shares the recipes he cooks at home. (11/12/2014)
Health workers in Liberia
A Minneapolis-based non-profit is setting up an Ebola treatment unit in a rural area of Liberia. (11/11/2014)
Tyler Bieniek, who served in Afghanistan, says he was overwhelmed by the support he received after telling his fellow Army National Guard members that he's gay. (11/07/2014)
Here are some easy ways to spruce up that morning meal and avoid a cold, dry bowl of cereal. (11/05/2014)
Political commentators Maureen Shaver and Todd Rapp discuss which races to watch and what's at stake for Democrats if they lose their Minnesota House majority. (10/30/2014)
One former Marine is making it his mission to convince business to make the most of the skills and experiences of vets by hiring them. (10/09/2014)
St. Paul's Payne Avenue is enjoying the arrival of several new restaurants which have created a foodie culture where there hasn't been one. (10/08/2014)
They look at the week's debates, the race in the 8th District, Clinton and Christie coming to town, and the reaction to the new MNsure rates. (10/02/2014)
Amanda Paa joined MPR's Tom Crann to talk about all things squash. (10/01/2014)
MPR News' Tom Crann spoke with political analysts Maureen Shaver and Todd Rapp to discuss political ads and key seats. (09/25/2014)
It all starts with the ice. (09/24/2014)
Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau as well as members of the city's Park and Recreation Board, City Council and School Board participated in the event. (09/22/2014)
MPR News' Tom Crann talked with editor James Norton about food and drink reviews featured in The Heavy Table, an online food magazine. (09/17/2014)
Minnesota is home to a local beer boom, but the local hop scene has some catching up to do: There are only 20 or so acres of hops under cultivation in the entire state. (09/03/2014)