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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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Adults don’t have all the answers — or all the questions. In our second edition of TELESCOPE, Michelle grapples with an 8th grader’s question about...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KICI Iowa City, KUER, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Adam Riess was only 41 when he was named a Nobel Prize winner. The Johns Hopkins distinguished professor of astronomy shared in the award for his w...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WCNY, KICI Iowa City, WDBM, WRGY and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 21:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Adults don’t have all the answers — or all the questions. So Michelle takes on some astronomical queries from 8th-graders.

Bought by KPIP-LP and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist's rendering, Credit: CALTECH/NSF/LIGO Sonoma State University/A. Simonnet
In the time of the dinosaurs, two stars spiraled to their deaths. And 130 million years later, they taught humans the origin of gold.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WCNY, KICI Iowa City, and KUER


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 24:11
  • Purchases: 4
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Science for science’s sake may be luxury we can all do without — until, as happened during the 1980s, it quite literally saves the world.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KICI Iowa City, KUER, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 20:02
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The winter solstice gets tricky if your home planet has rings..., Credit: NASA
The winter solstice: a time to curl up by the fire, toast marshmallows, and reflect on the passage of the seasons...on other planets.

Bought by KPIP-LP and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 17:00
  • Purchases: 2
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NASA has been on the lookout for rogue asteroids for years. Then astronomers in Hawaii glimpsed a massive, cigar-shaped object — from another solar...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KICI Iowa City, and WHCP-LP Cambridge


  • Added: Dec 15, 2017
  • Length: 16:15
  • Purchases: 3
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Today’s astrophysicists probe the farthest reaches of the universe using instruments impossible to imagine when the constellations were named. But...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KICI Iowa City, KUER, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Jonny Meister won the "Most Licensed Debut Group" in the 2012 Zeitfunk Awards for his group, "Bluesnet Radio." Here is his acceptance speech.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: :35
  • Purchases: 1
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Almost two years ago, Orbital Path launched with an episode on our fascination with space aliens. But what’s really going on out there on KIC8462852?

Bought by KPIP-LP, WCNY, KICI Iowa City, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 16:37
  • Purchases: 4