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

Recalled products
No injuries have been reported, but consumers should stop using the nightlights and return them to any Target store for a refund, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday. (07/21/2015)
Sales of scratch-off lottery tickets remain strong, even as the popularity of games like PowerBall wanes, according to lottery director Ed Van Patten. (07/18/2015)
The creditors committee in the bankruptcy of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis wants clergy sex abuse victims to have until next year to file claims against the church. (07/16/2015)
Creditor claims against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have been filed by some 120 parishes seeking reimbursement for insurance and legal costs related to sex-abuse cases. (07/15/2015)
Amazon marks its 20th anniversary with a sale designed to lure people to a premium service. Analysts say it is another attempt to take business from Walmart, Best Buy and Target. (07/15/2015)
The technology involves embedding radio tags in items used in surgery. (07/13/2015)
Xcel Energy customers will soon be able to receive power from community solar gardens. After a concerted effort by the utility to limit them, they will come online soon. (07/13/2015)
A jury found the Rev. Mark Huberty not guilty of two counts of sexual misconduct. He wants the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to reimburse $46,000 in legal costs. (07/10/2015)
APMG spent almost $30 million, starting in 2007, to acquire the stations. But they'll only fetch $22 million in a sale to a religious broadcaster, according to a public media trade publication. (07/09/2015)
A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday rejected efforts to have a video about clergy sex abuse played in parishes throughout the Twin Cities archdiocese. (07/09/2015)
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)
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)