Advertise on MNPR

Thursday, October 17, 2013

PRSA - Non-traditional Media Panel

Non-traditional Media Panel
The lines between traditional media, blogs and the social space are becoming increasingly blurred with the emergence of new media and citizen platforms, meaning consumers are constantly adjusting the channels by which they consume and produce media. Minnesota PRSA invites you to join an [un]traditional panel discussion to explore the evolving media environment. 

Event Details
Hosted by Minnesota PRSA

Wednesday, November 6

Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Program: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Carmichael Lynch Spong
110 N. 5th Street
10th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55403

PRSA Members: $30
PRSA Event Pass Holders: $0

Non-members: $45
Students: $25

*Price Increases by $10 at the door.

Jay Gabler (@JayGabler)
Jay Gabler is a digital producer at Minnesota Public Radio, creating content on the websites of the Current and Classical MPR. He is also a co-founder of The Tangential and a freelance writer contributing to publications including and From 2007 to 2013, he was arts editor at the Twin Cities Daily Planet.

John Garland (@johnpgarland)
John Garland is a contributing writer for the Heavy Table ( and the Growler Magazine ( He writes mostly on beer and spirits, though remains most interested in wine; he's received schooling from the International Sommelier Guild and is a judge for the International Cold Climate Wine Competition. His writing has appeared in Mpls-St. Paul Magazine and has himself appeared on the Cooking Channel and WCCO Radio as a frequent guest of the John Hines program. He lives in the East Isles neighborhood of Minneapolis, where he will totally meet you for happy hour if you tweet him.

Rick Kupchella (@RickKupchella)
Rick Kupchella has worked as an investigative reporter and television news anchor in Minneapolis and St. Paul for more than 20 years. At Bring Me The News, he continues to produce news stories of his own and works to advance journalism by helping the public find the best news stories in the state – every day.

Missy Berggren (@marketingmama)
Missy Berggren is a director for WCG, a global integrated communications agency, she is known as "Marketing Mama" on both twitter and her lifestyle blog She's won numerous awards for her work in social media and is frequently tapped by the media for her thoughts on social media, parenting and food allergies. Missy also writes on marketing-focused topics at her other blog She is the co-founder of the Minnesota Blogger Conference and serves as the director of strategic planning for Social Media Breakfast Minneapolis/St. Paul. Missy also serves on the editorial advisory board for Minnesota Business magazine and the Board of Directors for the Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota.

Bruno Bornsztein (@curbly)
Bruno Bornsztein is a home improvement addict who runs Curbly, LLC (including blogs “Curbly” and “ManMadeDIY”). He has a background in journalism and web development, and hasn't yet found a DIY project he isn't willing to tackle. Together with his wife, Alicia, he's finishing up a remodel of a 100-year-old Dutch Colonial, and starting work on a home makeover book to be published in 2014.