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Duchesne Drew

Duchesne Drew (MSJ94) was inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement in 2021.

Drew leads strategy, programming and daily operations serving Minnesota Public Radio’s growing regional audiences through MPR News, Classical MPR, The Current and MPR’s digital, social and mobile services. Drew came to MPR from the Bush Foundation in St. Paul, where he led the foundation’s leadership programs, community innovation and communication teams and built networks across the region as its Community Network vice president. Prior to his role at Bush Foundation, Drew was managing editor of operations at the Star Tribune, where he began as a summer intern and rose to one of the most senior roles in the newsroom.