Steve Nelson

Steve Nelson

Program Director, MPR News
Minnesota Public Radio
snelson@mpr.org

Steve Nelson is the program director for MPR News. He served as the program director for The Current from when it launched in 2005 to 2008. He started his broadcasting career as a morning show co-host at commercial Twin Cities music stations during the mid-1990s. He also worked as production director and sound engineer at various Twin Cities stations. From 2000-2002, he was associate producer for public radio's national arts and culture show "Studio 360" at WNYC in New York, where he helped to develop the sound and content of the show from its inception. Nelson graduated from the University of Minnesota with a journalism degree. He helped create Radio K, the University's music station.

Steve Nelson Feature Archive

St. Paul is getting an extra $1 million in state money for a new $63 million Lowertown Ballpark, and the city is contributing up front for maintenance to ensure the place is up to snuff when it opens. (10/17/2013)
Steve Nelson
Where he saw thousands of missing pictures, a data recovery service saw opportunity. (04/26/2011)
Steve Nelson
When his hard drive crashed, he lost his family photos. Technicians might be able to save them -- for a price that's all too real. (02/08/2011)