Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Carol Pine
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Carol first served as an informal advisor to Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. (MWP) during its start-up stage. She then served on the advisory board, providing advice in the areas of finance and strategic planning. She had more recently provided informal support, and published an article on the evolution of MWP in the St. Paul Pioneer Press during 1999. Carol founded her own business in 1972. She was an adjunct professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Minnesota for ten years, and had been a columnist at the St. Paul Pioneer Press since 1997. Carol was active in a broad range of community affairs, including serving as chair of the Governor's Commission on Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the vice chair of the Minnesota News Council. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Differences between the Minnesota Women’s Press and Twin Cities Woman, an earlier publication focused on women; difficulties with motivation of MWP regarding achieving profits; advisory board focus; 1989 strategic planning retreat; early issues of newspaper; newspaper design changes; advertising; annual survey of women in the mainstream press; MWP values; feminism and MWP; comparison of MWP with other companies; management succession; MWP and community of women that support it.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
17 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Pine, Carol
Interviewer: Brewer, Kathryn Balstad
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/12/1999
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 75
Accession Number AV2001.34.29
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project'

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