People & Places

Minnesota Twins executive Kate Townley mines the minors for future fortunes

Meet Kate Townley, senior manager of Minor League administration for the Twins — and one of only a few women in Major League Baseball to hold an operations position.

Flying solo: Laura Sobiech reflects on her new memoir, life without son Zach

Laura Sobiech’s book isn’t just a story about her son’s battle with terminal cancer. It’s about the value of life, and living each day like it’s the last.

So, you want to be a music writer? Shadowing Andrea Swensson at 89.3 The Current

On Friday, ThreeSixty intern Madie Ley hung out at The Current with local music writer Andrea Swensson. Oh, and she saw the New Pornographers play a few tunes, too.

@16: Minneapolis musician/author Dessa showcases her creativity on multiple fronts

She’s a local star with many titles — musician, rapper, author, poet, public speaker — but Minnesotans recognize her by just one name.

ThreeSixty HotSeat: Ruben Rosario, Pioneer Press

Ruben Rosario doesn’t pull any punches about his column writing. Nope. He writes for “the underdogs, the average Joes, the working class people.”

Camp snapshots: Public relations with David Hlavac of Bellmont Partners

When public relations expert David Hlavac came into a classroom of 14 high school students and said, “Raise your hand if you know what public relations is,” only two people did so.

ThreeSixty HotSeat: Ben Garvin, Pioneer Press

When Ben Garvin says “I’ve seen it all,” it really means something.

ThreeSixty HotSeat: Master Tesfatsion, Star Tribune

If you think it’s common for a 23-year-old to cover the NFL for the biggest newspaper in his or her state, think again.

ThreeSixty HotSeat: Laura Yuen, Minnesota Public Radio

Laura Yuen’s journalism career started with simple curiosity — about Smashing Pumpkins.

ThreeSixty HotSeat: Jess Fleming, Pioneer Press

For Pioneer Press food critic Jess Fleming, a realistic attitude about trying new and unique dishes carries her through the workday.

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