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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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From early spirituals to gospel to blues to jazz, singing as an expression of deep emotion evolved, with the various strains blending into each oth...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KJZX-Austin, KAZU Seaside, Calif., WDCB, and WCMU Michigan


  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 5
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Jazz was born amidst revelry and ribaldry. Jazz vocals have, from the beginning, dealt with the earthier side of life. Artists such as Dakota Stato...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KJZX-Austin, WSLR, WDCB, KAZU Seaside, Calif. and more


  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 6
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Over the years the blues has influenced countless jazz vocalists. In the program, Big Joe Turner, Joe Williams, Lou Rawls, Billie Holiday, Etta Jon...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KBBI Alaska, KAAD-LP, KJZX-Austin, WSLR and more


  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 8
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This is 30 second promo for "Jazz Singers," a thirteen-hour series hosted by award-winning singer Al Jarreau. "Jazz Singers" illuminates every styl...

Bought by KJZX-Austin and WDCB


  • Added: Apr 28, 2022
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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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 WSLR, WFHB, KMUN, KLCC, KUNM and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 15:37
  • Purchases: 21
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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...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 51:56
  • Purchases: 62
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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 ...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 63
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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...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 52:01
  • Purchases: 63
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From the 1940s onward, legendary Black deejays created unique, ear-catching styles.

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 63
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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...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 64