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PRX (creator of the very website you're looking at!) is is shaping the future of public media content, talent and technology.

PRX is a leading creator and distributor, connecting audio producers with their most engaged, supportive audiences.

A fierce champion of new voices, new formats, and new business models, PRX advocates for the entrepreneurial producer. PRX is an award-winning media company, reaching millions of listeners worldwide. For over a dozen years, PRX has operated public radio’s largest distribution marketplace, offering thousands of shows including This American Life, The Moth Radio Hour, and Reveal.

In 2014, PRX launched Radiotopia, a podcast collective of 13 diverse, independent, story-driven shows, anchored by 99% Invisible from Roman Mars. The network has quickly grown to over 10 million downloads per month. 

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  • From: PRX
  • Updated: Oct 28, 2008
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Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was is the story of radio’s role in the 20th century transformation of the African American community. First aired in 1996, the specials have been reformatted into six hours for 2021. Original host Lou Rawls guides us, with new narration from original producer Jacquie Gales Webb. Through interviews, historical airchecks, comedy, drama, and music, the series reveals the remarkable correlation between milestones of Black radio programming and African American culture. Among other topics the series explores the role of radio during the great migration of Blacks from the South, trail-blazing Black DJs and stations, and Black radio during the Civil Rights movement.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: Feb 01, 2021
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What follows is a curated series of sound bites that of Barack Obama addressing education. More clips will come as speeches become available.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: Jun 08, 2008
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What follows is a curated selection of sound bites of Barack Obama addressing energy issues. More will come as speeches become available.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: May 29, 2008
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What follows is a curated selection of sound bites from Barack Obama addressing foreign policy. More cuts will be added as they become available.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: May 18, 2008
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This series curates raw audio from Barack Obama discussing his health care proposal. It packages and organizes his public remarks as editable tape to be worked into call-in shows, reporter pieces, or any conceivable program. Health care is one of the few policy distinctions between Obama and Hillary Clinton. It is offered as a free download for public media programmers.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: Feb 24, 2008
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This series is an ongoing collection of audio from Barack Obama as he address issues of national security. Throughout the 2008 election this collection will develop in order to respond to current events and issues of the day. It is offered for free to public media news programmers.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: Mar 16, 2008
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What follows is a curated selection of sound bites from Barack Obama addressing rural issues. More cuts will be added as they become available.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: May 30, 2008
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This is a curated selection of raw tape covering key foreign policy differences between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: Mar 13, 2008
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Hosted by acclaimed journalist David Brancaccio (Marketplace and PBS' NOW), this podcast dissects classic Esquire stories and reveals the cultural currents that make them as urgent and timely today as when they were first published. Guests include Esquire writers, along with noted authors, comedians, and actors who offer unique and personal perspective on some of the most lasting stories ever published.

  • From: PRX
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2015

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These are three shorter segments of different lengths that focus on early innovation in Black public media. These segments can be aired separately;...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, Prairie Public, Delmarva Public Media, KGUA, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 15:37
  • Purchases: 16
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In the first half of the hour, we hear how African American musicians found more acceptance as major record companies recognized the crossover appe...

Bought by WAMU, Troy Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Prairie Public, WJSU and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 51:56
  • Purchases: 55
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In the fifties and sixties, Black DJs did more than play music -- they were among the first messengers of the civil rights movement. In the second ...

Bought by WAMU, Troy Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Prairie Public, WJSU and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 56
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Women -- both on and off the air -- have had substantial roles in the development and power of Black radio, including African American station owne...

Bought by WAMU, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, WJSU, KAZU Seaside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 52:01
  • Purchases: 56
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From the 1940s onward, legendary Black deejays created unique, ear-catching styles.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KUOW, WJSU, WAMU, RADIOLEX and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 56
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Jack Cooper's popular program in Chicago debuted in 1929; he helped pioneer the DJ format and was the first to air news and sports coverage for Bla...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WJSU, WAMU, RADIOLEX, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 57
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The series opens by traveling to the 1920s to hear how Black Americans fought for space on radio airwaves. Then, we hear about programs in the 1940...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WJSU, RADIOLEX, WAMU, WNPR Connecticut and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 63
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Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was is the story of radio’s role in the 20th century transformation of the African American community. First aired ...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio, KPBS, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2021
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 35
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In the centennial year of the 19th Amendment, Rosario Dawson and Retta guide us through the fight for women’s voting rights, a history that resonat...

Bought by WILL, KUHF, KGOU, WKMS, PRX Demo Station and more


  • Added: Jul 27, 2020
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 50
From: PRX
Series: Orbital Path
Caption: The James Webb Space Telescope in the vast cleanroom of Building 29 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center., Credit: NASA
Orbital Path signs off with a site visit to NASA’s extraordinary building 29.

Bought by WCNY and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 31:07
  • Purchases: 2