Report to the Community 2022

2022 Report to the Community

2022 TWIN CITIES PBS

Contents

Letter from Sylvia Strobel

3 Year in Review

Twin Cities PBS (TPT) is an audience-first organization. This means our programming is responsive to our community—you, our viewers— and what you need and want. The last few years have been challenging on many levels, and we heard you ask for hope, connection, creativity, and trust. That is what your support helped us deliver this year. At TPT, it was a year to inspire, build, and create. As you read through these pages, you will see that we continue to focus on what you care about most: education, information, history, arts, and culture programming. Yet, we have a tradition of innovation and experimentation. We tell stories differently. We deliver programs across many platforms—not just broadcast. We feature new collaborations and deepen engagement with longstanding partners. We bring our communities’ stories and talents to the national stage. As we look toward the future, we will continue to provide the high- quality programming our viewers expect from us. We will do this while educating, entertaining, and telling stories that matter—and are accessible to all. It is our privilege to serve the community we call home, and we hope you will share with us what resonates with you. We are here with you, for you, and because of you. Thank you for your support!

4 Mission and Vision

5 TPT Inspires

12 TPT Builds

18 TPT Creates

24 How to Support Your Community

Sincerely,

Sylvia Strobel President and CEO, Twin Cities PBS

ON THE COVER: AMERICA OUTDOORS WITH BARATUNDE THURSTON . RIGHT: WINTER WARM UP! EVENT, PHOTO CREDIT: UCHE IROEGBU.

Year in Review

BECAUSE OF YOUR SUPPORT, TPT:

• Ensured real-time, culturally relevant, and language- appropriate public health and safety information reached community members. • Produced some of the most trusted political coverage in the state. • Partnered with local organizations to provide science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education to local children. • Produced content that tackled issues of race and racism, which have been activated in community settings across the state. • Developed free, standards-based curriculum in partnership with educators. • Introduced audiences to emerging artists.

BY THE NUMBERS

1.63M

2.437M

LOCAL MONTHLY REACH

TOTAL MONTHLY REACH

62K

119K

SUSTAINERS

MEMBERS

55K

6 REGIONAL EMMY® AWARDS

TIKTOK FOLLOWERS

47K

35.6K

FACEBOOK FOLLOWERS

YOUTUBE SUBSCRIBERS

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Our Strategic Plan

TPT’s strategic plan brings our mission, vision, and commitment to IDEA to life by focusing on six priorities: • Creating welcoming and inclusive environments • Increasing representational diversity • Accelerating operational excellence • Growing revenue for strategic priorities • Engaging audiences with valued, trusted, accessible, and personalized programming • Advancing a data-first culture

Our Mission and Vision

MISSION

We are advancing these priorities through five strategies that drive our daily work:

Enrich lives and strengthen our community through the power of media. VISION We seek to connect, engage, inform, and reflect our audiences through trusted programming that is accessible to all. Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility TPT is committed to advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) across all levels of our organization. To do this, we are working to increase our representational diversity, create welcoming and inclusive environments for our staff and community members, ensure our content and programming is accessible, and include the voices and experiences of Black communities, Indigenous communities, communities of color, LGBTQIA+ communities, disabled communities, and other historically marginalized groups in all that we do. We are committed to allocating the time, resources, and effort necessary to create a more equitable future for our organization.

• Leveraging our content and events to address systemic inequities and support social change • Strengthening our investment in people to foster a culture of inclusion and learning • Investing in technology to expand our reach and accessibility across all of TPT’s platforms • Increasing our use of data to learn more about what our audiences want and need • Continuously assessing and improving our practices to better serve our communities

Our Guiding Principles

Our guiding principles serve as the foundation of our work, and inform how we operate, create content, deliver programming, engage our audiences, and grow and evolve to reflect the diversity of the region. • Mutual Trust and Respect • Open Communication

• Learning Through Feedback • Collaborative Engagement • Responsive Leadership • Redefining Risk

Learn more at tpt.org/about/mission-vision .

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TPT Inspires

(L-R) BARATUNDE THURSTON AND DUDLEY EDMUNDSON, "MINNESOTA: A BETTER WORLD"; PAULINE ESTEVES OF TIMBISHA SHOSHONE, "DEATH VALLEY: LIFE BLOOMS"

TPT Inspires Exploration

America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston explores landscapes across the United States and connects with diverse outdoor enthusiasts, uncovering a deeper understanding of our passionate and complicated relationship with the natural world.

Called “a love letter to America,” this six-part series was produced by TPT and premiered nationally on PBS in July 2022. The series was met with tremendous critical and viewer acclaim, reaching over 10 million viewers. TPT Learn produced standards-aligned lesson plans for the series for grades 6-8 and 9-12 educators that are available for free on PBS LearningMedia. These guides include activities, discussion questions, and projects for educators to help students explore science, geography, social studies, ethics, art, and more.

to inspire younger audiences to explore outdoor spaces. Understory began releasing episodes in August 2022, on PBS’s YouTube channel. You can watch America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston with Passport and stream America Outdoors: Understory at youtube.com/pbs .

The companion digital series America Outdoors: Understory , produced for PBS Digital Studios, continues

The show is remarkably well made, the filmmaking top-notch. The locations and the people Thurston meets are both equal stars. The people and their stories are compelling and the pictures of the lands in which they live are as beautiful as any that have ever aired on TV.” – MEDIA POST

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

» The Buzzies Nominee , Best Multi-Platform Factual Project & Best Host/Presenter in a Science/History or Wildlife Program/Content » Jackson Wild Media Award Nominee , Best On- screen Personality » International Documentary Association Nominee , Best Episodic Series

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(L) FORMER US REPRESENTATIVE RUTH BUFFALO

Bring Her Home tells the story of three Indigenous women fighting to vindicate and honor their missing and murdered relatives. TPT Inspires Action

Bring Her Home is a one-hour documentary that sheds light on the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) movement and shares the powerful stories of three women — a politician, an artist, and an activist — each of whom is working to find healing and hope for themselves and for their community. TPT’s premiere event for Bring Her Home drew over 400 attendees from as far away as Alaska and Australia. After attending the virtual event: • 98% of survey respondents planned to learn more about the issue of MMIW. • 98% planned to share what they learned with others. • 93% felt inspired to act. Bring Her Home aired nationally in primetime on PBS, screened at 26 film festivals from Montana to New Zealand, and represented the United States at the international public television conference INPUT 2022 in Barcelona, Spain. The film also screened at the prestigious ImagineNative Film and Media Arts Festival in Toronto. To further the educational impact of Bring Her Home , TPT Learn collaborated with Native community leaders and educators to develop an educational content guide

I especially wanted young Native women to see the power in ourselves—to see how powerful we are when we unite and come together in community; strengthen our identities. Whether that is through art or language, your voice can be strong.” – LEYA HALE As reported by Tom Cherveny of the West Central Tribune for students grades 9-12. The guide has been uploaded to PBS LearningMedia, accessed by over 2 million educators, and is available on tpt.org as part of the community screening kit. Learn more at tpt.org/bring-her-home . » 2022 Best Feature Film , NatiVisions Film Festival » Winner Upper Midwest Emmy Award , Documentary— Topical category » 2022 Best Documentary Feature , Red Nation International Film Festival » 2022 Best Native American Film , Mesa International Film Festival » Dog Iron Award , Best American Indian/First Nation/ Indigenous Feature, Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

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TPT Inspires Awareness and Change

Led by a racially diverse team of producers, writers, and community contributors, Racism Unveiled was a multi-year storytelling initiative that explored and brought awareness to Minnesota’s systemic inequities to help audiences envision and act toward a more equitable future.

A highlight of the Racism Unveiled initiative this past year was the launch of That Got Weird , an innovative, animated series that uses first-person stories, humor, and honesty to spur discussion of everyday racism in Minnesota. The series was released on TPT’s YouTube channel and website. To date, it has drawn over 72,500 views. The series is being actively used as a tool in racial equity training by organizations across the state and nation, including the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota Department of Management and Budget, HealthPartners, and anti-racist community groups beyond Minnesota. Stream episodes online at tpt.org/that-got-weird .

Racism Unveiled also continued to illustrate how legacies of racism in Minnesota have contemporary impacts and how barriers to justice and equity are built into our systems. “Racism Is in the Air We Breathe,” a multimedia online storytelling project, spotlighted environmental racism, sharing the Phillips and Hawthorne communities’ fights in Minneapolis to protect the health of their community members (below).

I use these [episodes] as a teaching tool for my young son and cousins so that they can be informed as young adults.” – THAT GOT WEIRD VIEWER

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WINTER WARM UP! EVENT | PHOTO CREDIT UCHE IROEGBU

Over the past two years, TPT has collaborated with the University of Minnesota’s Center for the Art of Medicine to produce a four-part series on the intersections of art and medicine. The second hour-long episode, Art + Medicine: Speaking of Race , premiered in April 2022 and featured physicians sharing stories about race, racism, and anti- racist efforts in the medical community. The episode won an Upper Midwest Emmy Award. One aim of Racism Unveiled was to connect with and engage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities through relevant, accessible programming and events. Through collaboration with community- based partners, two events focused on engaging BIPOC communities in outdoors activities: • Biking Through History and for Your Health • Winter Warm Up! These events provided opportunities for people to connect with and explore outdoor activities. Biking Through History (above right) had over 75 attendees ride through South Minneapolis and Winter Warm Up! drew over 200 attendees to snow tube and cross- country ski in Theodore Wirth Regional Park.

RACISM UNVEILED REACHED MILLIONS OF PEOPLE THROUGH:

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7+ DISCUSSION GUIDES STORIES AND REPORTS

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Access the Racism Unveiled initiative anytime at RacismUnveiled.org .

EVENTS AND LISTENING SESSIONS

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TPT Inspires Connection

MINNESOTA EXPERIENCE Our signature history series, Minnesota Experience , connects us through our shared past and values. You can view episodes of Minnesota Experience at tpt.org/minnesota-experience .

Film in the Cities: Radical Roots of Youth Media Film in the Cities was a pioneering 1970s arts education program that played a vital role in developing Minnesota’s creative film community. This retrospective shares reflections from founders and former students, featuring rare and revealing Super 8 student films. The Baldies With nearly 500,000 views across TPT’s platforms, this documentary brings international attention to the roots of anti-racist skinheads by telling the story of a Minneapolis skinhead crew that fought racists in the 1980s and beyond.

Electronicle 1980 A flashback to Minnesota at the dawn of the 1980s, news and culture features from former TPT current affairs show Electronic Chronicle or Electronicle critically probe the politics, people, and soul of the state.

» The Baldies | Winner, Upper Midwest Emmy Award , Documentary–Cultural » The Baldies | National Public Media Award Finalist , Historical Feature

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COMING SOON

Jim Crow of the North Stories Building on themes uncovered in the Emmy Award- winning documentary, Jim Crow of the North , this brand new, digital first short form series, hosted by Acoma Gaither, showcases past and present-day change makers working to upend the legacy of systemic racism and housing injustice in and around the Twin Cities. New Minnesota Experience Season Six brand new, original history documentaries are set to go into production in 2023. This includes: • A one-hour documentary that delves into the historical and present-day struggles behind creating an equitable educational system for Latinos in Minnesota. • The story of Minnesota hockey legend Henry Boucha and how he reclaimed his pride for his Ojibwe culture.

THIS IS MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA

TPT continued to connect community and the arts through this partnership between the world-class, award- winning symphony and Minnesota Public Radio. Hosted by Sarah Hicks, William Eddins, and Brian Newhouse, This is Minnesota Orchestra brings audiences to the music, musicians, and venue of the Minnesota Orchestra. The series broadcasts new, live concerts along with conversations and stories from behind the scenes. This season included Junping Qian leading a Lunar New Year celebration and the Minnesota Orchestra’s Emmy Award-winning collaboration with Cloud Cult. The season also marked the last of Music Director Osmo Vänskä’s 19-year tenure.

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TPT Builds

STUDENTS IN THE HYPE 2.0 INITIATIVE

TPT Builds Partnerships

Over the last year, TPT partnered with educators, parents/caregivers, and community leaders to develop and implement enriching programming for all ages/life stages, including:

TPT LITTLE LEARNERS (PRE-K-2) This program trained and supported educators at daycares, preschools, and community support programs to integrate PBS KIDS SM media and resources in their existing programming in tangible, measurable, and sustainable ways. TPT LEARN ACADEMIES (GRADES 3-8) Now in its eighth year, this program provided after- school educators with practice-based training around STEM instruction, media-making, role modeling, and equity topics. In partnership with Beacons afterschool program, the YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs, and metro- area libraries, TPT supported educators in implementing media-enriched activities with their youth. Additionally, TPT partnered with Saint Paul Parks and Recreation to provide hands-on summertime events in 11 locations to combat summer slide. HYPE 2.0 (GRADES 9-12) Based on a popular TPT program from the 1990s, this updated initiative combined role modeling, media literacy, and hands-on technical and creative skills to help diverse high-school students develop storytelling skill sets and uplift their voices across multiple platforms.

In addition to programming, TPT Learn developed standards-based activities and resources aligned with TPT-produced media that reached a national audience of over 2.5 million educators on PBS Learning Media. Throughout their work, TPT Learn relied on program evaluation and consultation with an advisory board to best respond to community needs, support already thriving community programs, and drive ongoing improvement in TPT’s media and resource production. Little Learners held 4 metro-area library events with 400 children and caregivers in attendance. 3,000 resource kits were distributed to an additional 8 library systems. » TPT Learn Academies trained 100+ educators and engaged over 8,000 students and parents/caregivers, resulting in 30+ hours of STEM learning per child. » Over 90% of children participating in the TPT Learn Academies showed increased knowledge, self-efficacy, and appetite for STEM learning.

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(L-R) SCIGIRLS IN SPACE AND SCIGIRLS "CODE CONCERT"

TPT Builds Confidence TPT’s National STEM Media and Education Team uses on-air, online, and on-the-ground content to help youth ages 8-13 across the United States develop an interest in STEM and realize there is a place for them in STEM careers.

SciGirls is TPT’s long running, national STEM focused suite of programming that includes an Emmy Award- winning, PBS KIDS television series, role model videos and strategies, multiple websites, hands-on curriculum and activities, and professional development workshops designed to inspire girls (and all children) to explore STEM learning and career paths. This year, seasons six and seven of the TV series were concurrently in production. SciGirls in Space , funded by NASA, explores space science and NASA-aligned educational and career paths. SciGirls in the National Parks , funded by the National Science Foundation, focuses on citizen science in the outdoors and is set to premiere in spring 2023. Building on the success of Latina SciGirls , the STEM team also launched Black SciGirls , funded by the NSF. This two-year project examines systemic issues within STEM learning spaces and aims to provide educators with culturally responsive approaches that validate and uplift Black learners.

» The series is featured in 98% of US TV households » Resources on PBS LearningMedia and SciGirls CONNECT reached over 2 million educators annually » Partnered with 216 educational organizations in 39 states 59.1M 300K 74.4M VIEWER IMPRESSIONS WEBPAGE VISITS EACH MONTH EPISODES STREAMED SINCE 2015 Viewers of SciGirls media reported an increase in their interest in and understanding of STEM processes and felt that seeing successful women amplified confidence in their own abilities and motivation to do STEM. Exposure to SciGirls media has been shown to increase girls’ understanding of citizen science, and their interest and self-efficacy in citizen science, with a special influence on girls of color.

Learn more and access SciGirls content at tpt.org/scigirls .

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TPT Builds Skills

TPT’s work, funded by the Department of Education’s Ready to Learn (RTL) grants, develops national educational television, digital media, and community outreach targeted at preschool and early elementary school children and families to promote early learning and skill development.

HERO ELEMENTARY

Launched in 2021, Hero Elementary is a national animated PBS KIDS series about a school for budding superheroes. Designed especially for children from Latino and/or low-income communities, as well as for neurodivergent children, the series helps learners ages 4-7 solve problems by thinking and acting like scientists. In addition to the national broadcast series, Hero Elementary features a suite of thoughtfully designed and popular digital games, garnering more than 20 million plays to date. Learn more at tpt.org/hero-elementary . The Hero Elementary network includes 63 national organizations across 24 states. Through this network, our team provides STEM-based programming for 4,030 students and professional development for 1,194 after- school educators.

Hero Elementary’s special episode “AJ’s Extra Super Power,” features character AJ Gadgets and aired on National Autism Awareness Day. Research found that after viewing the episode, children’s understanding of autism increased, and children viewed autism as a positive quality of the character.

» 2021 Winner of James Paul Gee Learning Games Award, Best Educational Game » Silver in the International Serious Games Competition, Elementary School K-5 » Gold Anthem Award for “AJ’s Extra Super Power” in the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Special Project Awareness Category

5.2M 9M 44M YOUTUBE VIEWS WEBPAGE VISITS EPISODES STREAMED

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MASHOPOLIS (WORKING TITLE)

What if there was a show that leveraged the mass appeal of video games, along with everything that’s GOOD about them? In the fall of 2021, TPT began development of a second national RTL children’s program. The series focuses on helping children ages 5-8 develop critical executive functioning skills that lay the groundwork for future success in school and the workplace. The project includes 80 11-minute animated television episodes in English and Spanish, a portfolio of interactive games and apps, and a website where children can explore visions of their future selves. Both Hero Elementary and Mashopolis (wt) are explicitly grounded in an equity framework. TPT’s Diverse Writers Workshop recruits and develops aspiring script writers, and the Mashopolis Equity Council developed Equity Principles for Media Production. TPT’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is integrated throughout all project components, and reflected in feedback from educators, parents, and children. [ Mashopolis (wt) activities] added that element of play and learning at the same time, which is something I always think kids need more of, especially at this age, that play-based learning.” – EDUCATOR

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TPT Creates

(LEFT) TPT NOW TEAM AT TWIN CITIES HMONG TELEVISION. (RIGHT) LILLIAN MCDONALD RECEIVING THE 2021 FBI DIRECTOR’S COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD.

TPT Creates Critical Networks

TPT NOW is a multilingual, 24/7, health, safety, and emergency preparedness public information resource designed to fill communication gaps between public health/safety agencies and cultural communities. Through its network of cultural media partners, TPT NOW reaches thousands of people with culturally relevant, language-appropriate information about health and safety.

During COVID-19, TPT NOW worked with the office of Governor Tim Walz, the Minnesota Department of Health, and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to simulcast real-time press conferences in English, Hmong, Spanish, and Somali languages. TPT NOW broadcast 27 multilingual press conferences reaching a combined 1.7 million people, added 114,000 followers via TPT NOW social media posts, and drew more than 75,000 engagements with content. Last summer, TPT NOW partnered with FBI-Minneapolis to raise awareness of hate crimes within Black, Hmong, Latinx, and Somali communities. The hate crime campaign included messaging produced by TPT NOW alongside cultural leaders, resulting in a 32% increase in hate crime reporting to the FBI across Minnesota. According to Elizabeth Stevens, Community Outreach Specialist, FBI Minneapolis Division, TPT NOW is “an ideal partner to get FBI hate crimes information directly to the communities most likely to experience bias-related incidents.” Last year, TPT NOW partnered with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBS-MN) on a 12-month COVID-19 campaign reaching diverse communities with language appropriate and culturally relevant content. This

partnership produced 10 half-hour TV broadcasts, 18 radio and television PSAs, 22 radio and television capsules, and 1 virtual community convening. African American, Hmong, Indigenous, Latino, and Somali health experts participated in the development and/or distribution of content.

TPT NOW & BCBS-MN COVID-19 CAMPAIGN (broadcast and digital measures combined):

4.1M IMPRESSIONS

2M REACHED

484K ENGAGEMENTS

» TPT NOW, led by Managing Director Lillian McDonald, was awarded the 2021 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for the TPT NOW FBI Partnership » National Public Media Award, Best National Project , Community Engagement Category

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BE MY GUEST

This year, TPT prioritized events that spurred conversations to create more inclusive spaces in our communities. Be My Guest fostered social interactions between Muslim and non-Muslim communities through the shared experience of food. This partnership between the Minneapolis Institute of Art and TPT brought people together virtually to watch short-form media and enjoy food, conversation, and learning.

I am full! I came to the table with little to give and received so much! My heart is more open to learning from others different than me.” – BE MY GUEST ATTENDEE

TPT Creates Conversations

TPT’s public affairs programs Almanac (above) and Almanac at the Capitol brought fact-based information, nonpartisan journalism, engaging interviews, and in-depth reports to audiences statewide. Trusted by both policymakers and audiences, the two programs provided timely insight into topics including work to advance racial justice in Minnesota, police reform efforts, the Minneapolis teachers’ strike, issues affecting farmers, and the continued impact of COVID-19. Amid hyper-partisan times, both Almanac and Almanac at the Capitol delivered thoughtful stories that educated and challenged viewers. Learn more at tpt.org/almanac and tpt.org/almanac-at-the-capitol . • 92% of viewers feel more informed about key issues in the state. • 91% learned about the perspective of someone different than them. ALMANAC AND ALMANAC AT THE CAPITOL

NEXT AVENUE

I’ve been reading Next Avenue for at least seven years....At first, I was focused on trying to learn everything I could to serve my mom better. Still am! And as I entered the 50-plus age group, I found I was reading more to help me in my own aging experience.” – NEXT AVENUE READER TPT’s online journalism platform Next Avenue ( nextavenue.org ) is for people age 50+. Over the last year, this series looked at aging with disability, the future of nursing home care, and entrepreneurship over 50. • 86% of respondents said that if Next Avenue ceased to exist tomorrow, they would feel as if they lost an important source of information. • 91% of respondents have taken an action based on something they read on Next Avenue. » “When Handicapped-Accessible in Hotels Really Isn’t” | National Mature Media (NMA) Gold Award » “Taking Care” | NMA Bronze Award » Next Avenue overall site and two articles: “The Blindside Wipeout of Grief” and “The Most Insidious Form of Age Discrimination at Work” | NMA Merit Awards

Almanac provides context and analysis! Doesn’t just repeat talking points—the hosts ask smart questions and there is actual dialogue.” – LEGACY SURVEY RESPONDEE

» Almanac at the Capitol | Winner, Upper Midwest Emmy Award , Politics/Government—Long Form Content

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TPT Creates Innovation

NEW ARTISTS

NEW PLATFORMS

TPT committed to creating more digital series available to viewers anytime on a variety of non- broadcast platforms, like YouTube and our website. Outside Chance This year, we premiered season 1 of Outside Chance . Hosted by yogi, emcee, rapper, and outdoor enthusiast Chance York, Outside Chance explores Minnesotans’ relationship with the outdoors and demonstrates that the outdoors is a space for all Minnesotans. Season 2 is in the works and will premiere in 2023, with a focus on equity, accessibility, and breaking down barriers to entry. Watch current episodes at tpt.org/outside-chance . Relish Hosted by James Beard-nominated chef Yia Vang, Relish is a short-form, digital series that takes viewers into the kitchens of local chefs as they serve up an ingredient or dish that has personal and cultural meaning for them. This year saw the release of season four of the series. Stream all four seasons at tpt.org/relish . A broadcast version of Relish and a new digital-first series are in development.

STAGE Providing a platform for Minnesota artists, STAGE expands access to the arts for audiences, and helps Minnesotans discover artists with whom they might not be familiar. Each episode of season 2 of STAGE was hosted by musician and educator Natalia Romero Arbeláez, who also worked with TPT to develop educational materials for educators to use with the program. STAGE season 3 premieres next year. The season will feature famed musicians sharing stories and introducing up-and- coming local acts that inspire them. You won’t want to miss these never-before-heard collaborations. ART IS... A multimedia and events series, Art Is.. . brought together established and emerging artists to create performances that crisscrossed genres. Surveys taken after each event found that: • 100% of respondents learned about new artists and planned to learn more about the artists showcased. • 100% felt more connected to their community after attending.

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(L–R): STAGE , OUTSIDE CHANCE , AND RELISH

Sound Field Season 3 was released this year. Arthur Buckern and Nahre Sol explore the music theory, production, history, and culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles. In 2023, Sound Field will release a hip-hop focused season as part of PBS’s broader collection of content around Fight the Power , a national documentary on how hip-hop changed the world, produced by Chuck D and premiering in January. Watch current episodes at tpt.org/sound-field . Subcultured Produced by TPT for the PBS Voices YouTube channel, this 13-part docuseries sheds light on the lesser-known subcultures that inspire and influence mainstream culture today, from gamers with disabilities to the cowboys and cowgirls of the gay rodeo. View episodes at tpt.org/subcultured . Worn Within Season 2 of Worn Within will premiere in 2023 and will explore the history of fashion. View episodes at tpt.org/worn-within .

I would like to thank you for showing me and others how food can connect people. [ Relish ] makes me inspired to cook more, so I can be closer to my family and friends and learn new recipes.” Relish caused me to think in this new way: traditional food is very important to bringing family together. I felt a connection with Chef Yia Vang because he’s very curious when it comes to different cultures’ food, and is willing to learn and try anything!” – STUDENTS FROM BURNSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

» Outside Chance: Mountain Biking | Winner, Upper Midwest Emmy Award , Lifestyle—Long Form Content » Relish | National Public Media Award Finalist , Digital Media

Streaming Outside Chance , Relish , Sound Field , Subcultured , and Worn Within

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BE MY NEIGHBOR DAY | PHOTO CREDIT UCHE IROEGBU

How to Support Your Community

BECOME A MEMBER Each program, event, and initiative detailed in this report was possible because of the support of our members. If you are interested in being part of this impact, please visit tpt.org/support/membership . PHILANTHROPY There are a variety of ways to use your generosity and advocacy to ensure TPT continues to use the power of media to engage, inform, and inspire. Learn more by visiting tpt.org/support/philanthropy . SPONSORSHIP Align your brand with inspiring programming that Minnesotans trust. We have unique sponsorship opportunities across all our platforms. You can learn more at tpt.org/support/sponsorship . VOLUNTEER As we relaunch more in-person events in 2023, we will need more volunteers. Make an impact and sign up to volunteer at tpt.org/support/volunteer .

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