Martin Moylan

Martin Moylan

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
mmoylan@mpr.org

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

Medtronic headquarters
Twin Cities-based Medtronic is expected to officially become an Irish enterprise on Monday. (01/26/2015)
News conference
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Kressel expressed concern about the length and cost of other church bankruptcies and is hoping to encourage a relatively quick and inexpensive settlement. (01/20/2015)
Hands up, don't shoot
Hundreds of marchers jammed University Avenue and nearby streets for about four hours Monday, as they called for an end to racial profiling, an independent citizen board to review police conduct and bias and cultural awareness training for police officers. (01/19/2015)
Chapter 11 lets the archdiocese reorganize its troubled finances as it confronts clergy sex abuse costs. The archbishop says assets may need to be sold. Critics say bankruptcy won't protect kids. (01/16/2015)
As three clergy sex abuse trials draw near, a bankruptcy filing could be a logical, if painful, next step for the Twin Cities archdiocese. Here's how it could unfold. (01/15/2015)
The closures at the refrigerated baked goods plants reflect tough competition in the packaged foods industry; 500 jobs will be cut. (01/08/2015)
With temperatures plunging to zero or below, Metro Transit riders likely will head for heated shelters and waiting areas. Light rail stations have heated areas, but only some bus shelters do. (01/07/2015)
Twin Cities-based Medtronic says the deal will let it boost investments in the U.S. The company promises to add 1,000 jobs to the 8,000 already in Minnesota. (01/06/2015)
Medtronic will become an Irish company for tax purposes but it's promised to boost investment in the U.S. and keep its operational headquarters in Minnesota. (01/05/2015)
Pre-paid plastic has become a popular tool that is convenient for shoppers and lucrative for merchants. (01/05/2015)
An insurance firm contends it shouldn't have to pay for events that were "not unexpected." (12/30/2014)
Increased competition in the wireless industry has sparked a price war with cell phone companies offering consumers great deals to switch carriers. Many phones are cheaper too. (12/24/2014)
U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson ruled that the consumers suing Target over last year's data breach can proceed with most of their claims, based on consumer protection laws. (12/18/2014)
In a surprising move, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota, a key player in deciding the nation's monetary policy, says he will not seek a new term. (12/12/2014)
According to insurance industry and other estimates, 10 to 20 percent of Minnesotans drive uninsured vehicles. Those uninsured motorists drive up premium costs for insured drivers. (12/09/2014)