Former St. Paul biz editor gets job in radio
Chris Worthington has been named program director for Minnesota Public Radio’s Regional News and Information Service, according to this press release.
In this role, Worthington will be responsible for all news programming broadcast by Minnesota Public Radio’s News & Information network in Minnesota and the upper Midwest, including KNOW 91.1 FM in the Twin Cities. He will also ensure that the station’s Web site, www.minnesotapublicradio.org, serves as a primary source of high quality, in-depth News for the region’s listeners and Web visitors.
Worthington has more than 25 years of news experience, most recently with the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, where he served as managing editor and senior editor for business and technology from 1997 to 2006. From 1983 to 1996, he worked for the Dallas Morning News as its assistant business editor, assistant state editor and sports editor.
He held other newspaper positions with Newsday, the Fort Lauderdale News and the Fort Myers News-Press. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Southern California and a master of business administration degree from the University of Dallas.