Public Radio Exchange

Public Radio Exchange (PRX) is an online marketplace for distribution, review, and licensing of public radio programming. PRX is also a growing social network and community of listeners, producers, and stations collaborating to reshape public radio. Learn more.

Featured Project: PRX Remix

PRX Remix is for people who love to listen to great stories.

We handpick the best short works from shows like The Moth, 99% Invisible, and Snap Judgment, from independent radio makers on PRX.org, and from podcasters everywhere.

What's Inside PRX.org?

Caption: Data from 12 different locations let violinmaker Joseph Curtin digitize a violin's sonic fingerprint., Credit: David Schulman

The Elusive Digital Stradivarius (07:38)
From: David Schulman

The sound of a fine acoustic violin is deviously hard to mimic. But a leading maker now has a digital prototype designed to sound the equal of a Stradivarius.
Piece image

The Long Game: Texas' Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom (59:01)
From: Trey Kay

"Long Game" is a new radio documentary about ongoing culture war battles over education in the Lone Star State.
Caption: Third Coast winners receive this hand-crafted award, Credit: <a href="http://blog.prx.org/2014/02/criminal/">Kate Joyce</a>

Best of the Best: The 2013 Third Coast Festival Broadcast and Promo (01:58:00)
From: Third Coast International Audio Festival

Each year The Third Coast International Audio Festival brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in a special two-hour program hosted by ...
Piece image

Reveal Pilot #2 (52:06)
From: Reveal

On this Reveal pilot, WBEZ reporters show how heroin moves from Juarez to Chicago and into the Midwest; reports from inside "The Box" from teens in solitary confinement. And ...
Caption: German POW Otto Schwingel and Linda Anderson on Anderson's farm near Florence, S.C., Credit: courtesy of Ingebourg Schwingel

Mine Enemy: The Story of German POWs in America (54:00)
From: Alison Jones

During World War II, some 400,000 captured German soldiers were shipped across the Atlantic to prison camps dotted across the U.S. Suddenly the enemy was hoeing the back ...
Caption: Martha Lillard, 65, uses her iron lung to breathe at night., Credit: Julia Scott

The Last of the Iron Lungs (06:30)
From: Julia Scott

Sixty years after polio was eradicated in America, a dozen survivors still rely on their iron lungs to breathe. Come inside the machine Martha Lillard would rather die than ...
Caption: The Immediate Aftermath

Two Little Girls Explain The Worst Haircut Ever (02:57)
From: Jeff Cohen

My five year old cut off my three year old's hair. A few weeks later, I decided to interview them and get their explanations. Here's what they told me.
Piece image

The Kindness of Strangers (06:15)
From: Kirsty McQuire

One woman's philanthropic mission comes full circle.