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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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Caption: Hosts Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek
It’s here! Episode three of our special five-part series called Trace Elements with hosts Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek. Hacking your hearing a...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 19:18
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Astronomer Michelle Thaller talks with Ashley Davies, a research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, about the importance of volcanoes in t...

Bought by KPIP-LP, Radio Newark, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9 and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 16:33
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Trace Elements hosts Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek
Episode two of our special five-part series called Trace Elements -- with hosts Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek -- is here. This time: the how and...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 17:57
Caption: Trace Elements hosts Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek
Two hosts, one adventure: This episode marks the beginning of five special Transistor episodes called Trace Elements. Hosts Cristina Quinn and Alis...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Graphic designer Meg Crane in 1965, Credit: Anna Kaufman
We love a good backstory to a scientific invention that is ubiquitous today. Meet the women who got pregnancy tests out of labs and into homes.

Bought by WOUB, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 11:38
  • Purchases: 3
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The most rare objects in the night sky are only visible in some extreme places. Dr. Michelle Thaller introduces us to Dr. Anna Moore, a scientist w...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KALW, Radio Newark, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 8
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“Biophilia” refers to the instinctive affection humans have for nature. This story is about one such connection: Rodney grew up selling dope and gu...

Bought by WOUB and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 12:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Casey draws his imaginary grandson., Credit: Pien Huang
Casey is just four, but he already has an imaginary grandson. What does science say about what imaginary friends do for kids and the adults they be...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 09:39
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Before anyone foresaw a time when a television celebrity could become president, Norman Mailer wrote in Esquire that John F. Kennedy was a mythical...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 24:38
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It was a meeting of two American masters: Robert Noyce, who, in inventing the integrated computer chip and founding Intel, willed Silicon Valley in...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 25:17
  • Purchases: 1