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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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Is jazz singing alive and flourishing in this new century...bursting at the seams with both established artists and younger artists who bring diver...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Host Al Jarreau and producer Jacquie Gales Webb, Credit: Jacquie Gales Webb
Jazz music is an indigenous American art form, but if you listen closely you will hear elements of Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Carribean...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:04
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This program examines jazz singing as a means of social protest. Artists such as Nnena Freelon, Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Louis Armstrong, Al Hibb...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:04
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Jazz singers tell it like it really is. Today's singers and yesterday's tell of their experiences, joys, trials and tribulations performing this mo...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:04
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Jazz singing has always benefited from the innovations and sensitivity of women...from trailblazers Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaugh...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:04
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The best jazz singers are constantly searching for great songs, both old and new. Artists such as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Diane Reeves, Allan Harris, ...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:04
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With comments from Louis Armstrong, Anita O'Day, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Mark Murphy, and Kurt Elling, this program will trace the evolution of the in...

  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 59:03
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From Billie Holiday's soulful laments to Johnny Hartman's romantic ballads, jazz singers have used their interpretive powers to express the delight...

  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 59:03
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Jazz singing is usually a very singular art, with individual artists fastidiously honing their deeply personal styles and approaches. But, there is...

  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:03
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The talents of jazz singing legends Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McCrae, and Sarah Vaughan help us understand improvisa...

  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:04