Yesterday's Revolution: Minneapolis 78 RPM Record Scene
Lots of folks are into vinyl these days. Some people are even making mix tapes again. But if you really want to embrace obscure, seemingly dead media, there's no better way ...
When Minnesota Nice Goes Wrong
A profile of a pair of foul-mouthed Minneapolis crafters.
From: 2 below zero
It'll Make a Man Out of You
Before joining the oil boom, young Tait Salzer labored on a South Dakota cattle ranch, which he thought was man's work. Then he got a job as roughneck on a drilling rig. That ...
From: 2 below zero
Todd Melby is a reporter, interactive producer and filmmaker. He is the lead producer of Black Gold Boom, a public media project documenting North Dakota's oil boom—and bust. His stories have aired on U.S. public radio stations, including national programs such as Marketplace and The World. He's also covered breaking news stories, including the I-35W bridge collapse, for Reuters. He is a senior producer at 2 below zero, a public media nonprofit. And he's been won multiple national journalism awards, including a pair of Edward R. Murrows and Sigma Delta Chi awards. His television documentary on the North Dakota oil boom is currently airing on PBS stations nationwide.My Groups: 2 below zero and KFAI
Reporter and Lead Producer at Black Gold Boom,
Senior Producer at 2 below zero
Previously Aired OnAPM's Marketplace, PRI's The World, NPR's Only A Game, NPR's All Things Considered and elsewhere.
Hamline University, BA, Political Science
Northwestern University, MSJ, Journalism
The Environment Report, Candow Training
- SPJ Sigma Delta Chi award - Specialized Journalism Site, Black Gold Boom , 2013
- Online News Association award, Black Gold Boom, 2013
- McKnight Media Artist Fellowship, 2013
- RTDNA national Edward R. Murrow award, Death's Footprint, 2009
- PRNDI award, Death's Footprint, 2009
- SPJ Sigma Delta Chi award, Flatlined: How Illinois Shortchanges Rural Students, 2007
- RTDNA national Edward R. Murrow award, Spirit and Body Willing: Sex Over Age 70, 2004
Additional InformationAffiliations: AIR and Society of Professional Journalists
Other Web sites: http://blackgoldboom.com/ http://https://soundcloud.com/toddmelby-2belowzero