Toni Randolph

Toni Randolph

Editor, New Audiences
Minnesota Public Radio
trandolph@mpr.org

Toni Randolph is Editor for New Audiences at MPR News. Randolph, an award-winning journalist, has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 2003. Prior to her current assignment, she was a reporter covering a variety of subjects, including homelessness and immigration. Before moving to Minnesota, Randolph worked at WBUR-FM in Boston for more than seven years. She covered Massachusetts politics, airport security and the clergy sex abuse scandal. Randolph began her public broadcasting career as news director at one of her hometown public radio stations in Buffalo, NY, shortly after earning her M.S. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

Toni Randolph Feature Archive

Toni Randolph
The downtown St. Paul store looked like it wasn't there for the long haul. (01/05/2013)
Under a new law signed Wednesday by President Obama, gay men and women will be allowed to openly serve in the military for the first time. DFL Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz says that's the way it should be. (12/22/2010)
A high-ranking State Department official disputes the recently-released Census data on Minnesota's Somali population. Donald Yamamoto, the principal deputy for the State Department's Africa Bureau, says the numbers are too low. (12/16/2010)
The first mural on the newly-designated Native American Cultural Corridor was unveiled Friday in Minneapolis. Three local Native American leaders are honored in the mural. (09/25/2010)
Today is the first day of a new health care program for the state's low-income adults after the old General Assistance Medical Care program, or GAMC, is gone. The new program is getting mixed reviews. (06/01/2010)
University of Minnesota officials are ready to move forward with their planned budget cuts for next year now that lawmakers have approved a state budget. (05/17/2010)
Several thousand Minnesota nonprofit groups are at risk of losing their federal tax-exempt status. The organizations have until today to comply with a new requirement by the IRS. (05/17/2010)
A federal law passed in 2006 now requires organizations that have less than $25,000 in financial activity every year to file some basic information on Form 990-N with the IRS by Monday. (05/12/2010)
Dozens of supporters of immigration reform rallied in downtown Minneapolis Monday, voicing their anger about a new Arizona law designed to crack down in immigrants who are in the state illegally. (04/27/2010)
Minnesota's census participation rate reached 78 percent Tuesday, tying the response rate from the last census in 2000. (04/21/2010)
Flights from the Twin Cities to Europe are resuming today. Air service is restarting as the cloud of volcano ash that's been hovering over much of the continent begins to dissipate. As chaotic as the disruption has been worldwide, it looks like the impact here will be minimal. (04/20/2010)
Pope Benedict's response to recent revelations about sexual abuse by Catholic clergy has drawn a mixed reaction. But church leaders in Minnesota say their efforts to crack down on such abuse are working. In the past eight years, only one Catholic clergy abuse case has been reported in Minnesota according to church officials. (04/19/2010)
As of Wednesday, 56 percent of the households in Minnesota had returned the forms. That's higher than the current national participation rate of 52 percent, but not as high as officials are expecting it to be. (04/01/2010)
The number of homeless people in Minnesota has risen sharply over the past three years, according to a study released Wednesday by the Wilder Foundation. (03/31/2010)
The U.S. Census has launched a major public relations campaign to make sure everyone fills out the forms that arrived earlier this month, but it will take more than a good PR campaign to count people who don't have a permanent place to live. (03/26/2010)