Martin Moylan

Martin Moylan

Minnesota Public Radio

Martin Moylan is a business and economics reporter for MPR News. He has covered business in the Twin Cities for nearly 20 years.

He joined Minnesota Public Radio in July 2006, after 16 years with the St. Paul Pioneer Press. At the Pioneer Press, his beats included financial services, technology, telecommunications and airlines.

Before moving to Minnesota, he lived in China for two years, teaching English and freelancing for newspapers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He graduated from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and has completed post-graduate programs at Boston University and the University of Maryland. He's a Boston native but hardly ever drops an "r."

Martin Moylan Feature Archive

Kathryn Tesija
Target's chief merchandising and supply chain officer is leaving. It's the highest profile cut made by CEO Brian Cornell as he tries to reinvigorate the Minneapolis-based retail giant. (06/25/2015)
Cozzens addresses the media
Archdiocese officials are concerned criminal charges might compromise insurance coverage for clergy sex abuse by bolstering insurers' arguments for denying claims. (06/24/2015)
The retailer said it didn't want to offend people by selling the Civil War costume. (06/23/2015)
The latest operating report filed by the archdiocese indicates it has racked up $1.4 million in legal fees. (06/23/2015)
The company will begin with the launch of more natural versions of Trix and Reese's Puffs sometime this winter. (06/22/2015)
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said it needs the help of Joseph Dixon in defending itself against criminal and civil charges. (06/17/2015)
Many parishes are struggling financially because parishioners are giving less out of anger with church leaders. Archbishop John Nienstedt's decision to step down could encourage Catholics to give. (06/15/2015)
The 2,400 layoffs were a major bloodletting by a company not known for cutting. Some workers have rebounded. Others continue to tap social media seeking job leads, and sometimes solace. (06/15/2015)
The company was in downtown Minneapolis this week letting people use a driving simulator to see how dangerous it is to text and drive. (06/13/2015)
Management has warned the airline could be shut down if its dispute with pilots continues. The uncertainty raises questions about plans to add three gates at Terminal 1, where Sun Country operates. (06/03/2015)
"Our advantage is we can help you online. We can help you in the stores, and we can also come to your home," Hubert Joly said Tuesday at the University of Minnesota. "And with technology, we believe it is a unique competitive advantage." (06/02/2015)
Hormel announced a $775 million deal Tuesday to buy Applegate Farms, a leading provider of natural and organic prepared meats. (05/26/2015)
The cable company isn't saying yet exactly when the services will debut or what they will cost, but they represent a major speed upgrade for residential customers. (05/21/2015)
A lawsuit accuses an Illinois-based firm that provides cleaning services to the retailers with failing to pay workers the minimum wage and earned overtime, along with other labor law violations. (05/20/2015)
With the Golden State deep in drought, businesses there are facing stiff pressure to conserve water. Some are turning to Minnesota-based Ecolab and Pentair for help. (05/20/2015)