Molly Bloom

Molly Bloom

Associate Digital Producer
Minnesota Public Radio
mbloom@mpr.org

Molly Bloom is a digital producer for MPR News. Some of her duties include producing videos to explain complicated policy issues and working with Chris Roberts to produce the weekly Art Hounds segment. She is also the host and co-producer of Brains On! a science podcast for kids and curious adults.

Molly Bloom Feature Archive

Karl-Anthony Towns
As expected, the Timberwolves chose Kentucky forward Karl-Anthony Towns with their first pick. There was a surprise, too: The Wolves landed local kid Tyus Jones. (06/25/2015)
Cuttlefish
When you think of camouflage in the animal world, you might immediately think of chameleons -- but it's really cephalopods that should get your attention. (06/24/2015)
Aspen pine trees at Lake Vermilion State Park
It turns out that evergreen needles, like the leaves on deciduous trees, do actually turn color and drop to the ground. You just don't notice. (06/01/2015)
Minnesotans know: A beautiful summer day can suddenly turn treacherous at dusk. That's when the mosquitoes come out in force. (05/23/2015)
Vachon described his work for the Farm Security Administration as "documenting the land, the farmer, everything related to the farmer." (05/22/2015)
Photos by St. Paul native John Vachon showed Minnesotans at work across the state -- from the mines of Hibbing to the meatpacking plants of Austin. (05/21/2015)
St. Paul native John Vachon captured the boarding houses, pawnshops and billboards of Twin Cities streets. (05/20/2015)
St. Paul native John Vachon captured Minneapolis' breweries, mills and grain exchange in 1939. (05/19/2015)
John Vachon, a St. Paul native who documented the U.S. for the Farm Security Administration, was back in his home state in 1939 to capture life in Minnesota. (05/18/2015)
The question of why the sun makes some people sneeze has been a mystery for millennia. Turns out there's a name for the phenomenon: photic sneeze reflex. (05/13/2015)
This time of year, Minnesotans are very ready to shed some winter layers and get outdoors. But it's also the same time of year that ticks are very ready to find hosts. (04/29/2015)
The return of the brontosaurus is making headlines. But for scientists, these kind of name changes happen all the time. The public just isn't usually paying attention. (04/07/2015)
Warming means that when it rains in Minnesota, it's more likely to pour. Using popcorn and sugar, MPR News explains the science of this phenomenon. (02/02/2015)
You've heard the warning: Don't tread on thin ice. But it's not that easy to tell when and where the ice is safe. (12/16/2014)
Much of the cash that sustains the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is held by legally separate groups, making it easier to protect church assets in a bankruptcy. Here's how the money flows. (11/20/2014)