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REIMAGINE
THE FUTURE OF MEDIA

SPEAK MPLS is a member-powered media center reimagining the future of media in Minneapolis. Activate community connections and creative opportunities with two studios, classes, and equipment. Amplify your voice on SPEAK MPLS TV- the home of Minneapolis public access TV channels 16, 17 (798 HD), and 75 on Comcast. Stream online 24/7.

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2429 Nicollet Avenue
NORTHEAST STUDIOBook the SPEAK MPLS Northeast studio and edit lab on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! This dream space is equipped with three 4K JVC video cameras and room for various configurations. We’re open on Tuesdays from 12 to 5 pm and Thursdays from 12 to 8 pm.
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1121 Jackson Street NE #128
SOUTH STUDIOBook the SPEAK MPLS South studio and edit lab on Tuesdays and Thursdays! This dream space is equipped with 3 new PTZOptics robotic cameras with joystick controls and Shure mics galore! We’re open on Wednesdays from 12 pm to 5 pm, Fridays from 12 pm to 8 pm, and Saturdays from 12 pm to 4 pm.
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OUR VISION

We imagine a world where all people in Minneapolis engage in safe and supportive spaces to dream, access the tools to unlock their creative power, be the expert in telling their own stories, see themselves represented in media, and work together to make our city a better place

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DREAM

Curating a communal dream space to honor curiosity, imagination and ingenuity of our members

TRUTH-TELLING

Encouraging transparent and bold storytelling while upholding everyone’s right to freedom of expression and access to information.

ENERGY

Activating the transformative community power of Minneapolis residents.

GROWTH

Expanding opportunities and experiences rooted in learning and connecting everyone.

AMPLIFY MPLS

Tune in to SPEAK MPLS TV streaming online 24/7 and check out AMPLIFY MPLS is our original content series featuring producer spotlights, creative and cultural content and live streamed coverage of local events and news that captures the voice of Minneapolis.

OUR TEAM

Rebecca Smith

CEO/Director

Crystal L. Colbert

Engagement Manager

James Harris

Director of Education

Destiny Roberts

Producer

Chaz Kangas

Broadcast Manager

Vageesha Dharmadasa

Studio Manager
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