Nathaniel Minor

Nathaniel Minor is a journalist for CPR News specializing in transportation and growth issues.


Bachelor’s degrees in sociology and journalism, University of St. Thomas.

Professional background:

Nathaniel joined Colorado Public Radio in 2014 as a digital news producer. He edits radio stories for web, edits web stories for radio, and everything in between.

Nathaniel came to CPR from Minnesota Public Radio. He began his career there in 2009 as a web editor intern, before being hired full-time in 2010. He has photographed floods, built digital maps and databases, and rewritten radio scripts to bring stories to life online.

In 2013, Nathaniel won two fellowships to report abroad. He traveled to Nigeria to report on agriculture, development and food for MPR and the Splendid Table. Later that year, he reported from Vienna, Austria on European Union trade issues for local newspapers.

Nathaniel was also part of MPR’s award-winning digital team, which won two prestigious Edward R. Murrow awards for best website in the country for large market radio.

Q & A

Why did you became a journalist?

I gravitated toward journalism because I like to learn new things about the world. I also highly value journalism’s role of informing the public.

How did you get into radio?
It’s a funny life, working in radio without actually being on the radio. I chose to work in public radio because of its strong commitment toward public service journalism. I’ve found a great niche working on the digital side, which offers exciting new opportunities with the benefit of public radio’s existing reach and reputation.

How did you end up at CPR?
The opportunity to join a growing organization in a beautiful state proved too tempting to pass up. I’m excited to join CPR News and learn more about this great state.