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Public Radio Exchange (PRX)

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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. 

Pieces

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For the next few episodes, we're featuring the Smithsonian's new series, Sidedoor, about where science, art, history, humanity and where they unexp...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 19:10
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An Orbital Path episode all about... an orbital path! Planet 9's, to be exact. The replacement for Pluto as our solar system's ninth planet is out ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 16:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Dancing is something we see in almost every human culture. Yet we are the only animals that make such synchronized movements together to music. Why...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 10:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientific discovery can happen in two ways: "Eureka!" moments of sudden understanding, where researchers glean unexpected insight into new phenome...

Bought by Radio Newark, KUAF Public Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 13:11
  • Purchases: 3
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Vissarion Shebalin was not a great composer. But his music could unlock an important truth about how the brain processes music and language.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 10:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A coronal mass ejection, Credit: <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/sdo/potw603-brief-outburst/index.html">NASA</a>
The sun can seem like a friendly celestial body, keeping us warm and happy. But just as sun decided when life on Earth could begin, it will also de...

Bought by Radio Newark, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 30, 2016
  • Length: 13:44
  • Purchases: 4
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Ancient navigators traveled across the Pacific without the aid of maps or instruments. We hear from navigators in New Zealand, Hawai'i and North Am...

Bought by Radio Newark and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 11:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Schools are remaking science fairs to include more actual science and less papier-mâché volcanos.

Bought by Radio Newark, WOUB, KUER, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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When Proxima b’s discovery appeared in Nature on August 24, the media breathlessly announced a new Earth-like planet just 4.2 light years away from...

Bought by Radio Newark, KUER, KUAF Public Radio, PRX Remix, KHNS and more


  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 12:03
  • Purchases: 7
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The asteroid belt is portrayed in movies as a crowded place with massive rocks bouncing each other like pool balls, capable of sending a mile-wide ...

Bought by Radio Newark, KUAF Public Radio, WOUB, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 15:28
  • Purchases: 4
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Some studies suggest that one out of 10 women in her 30s is peeing herself. Others say the numbers could be much much higher. But it’s tough to tal...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2016
  • Length: 09:40
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What's lost when a song is compressed into an MP3? To the untrained ear, perhaps nothing. But to one composer, these "lost sounds" are a source for...

Bought by Radio Newark, WOUB, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 3
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Michael Kentrianakis loves eclipses and has seen them from all over the world. Host Michelle Thaller and Mike talk about the stages of the eclipse ...

Bought by WJFF, KISU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 17:38
  • Purchases: 3
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From space, the view of earth has no boundaries for countries, no barriers to achievement. Michelle Thaller speaks with Aprille Ericcson, a senior ...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9, and KUER


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 18:49
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Trace Elements hosts/producers Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek
Our fifth special episode with Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek of Trace Elements. Birds of a feather may flock together -- but it turns out birds ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 15:02
  • Purchases: 1
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In this special Mother’s Day episode, Michelle talks with her mom about what it was like raising a space-obsessed daughter in Wisconsin and watchin...

Bought by Radio Newark and KUAF Public Radio


  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 14:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hosts/reporters Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek
Special episode #4 featuring Trace Elements with Cristina Quinn and Alison Bruzek. In the 1970s, a geochemist and a biologist banded together to so...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 14:56
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1992, writer Susan Orlean was tired of celebrity profiles. Instead, she wanted to do something bigger, deeper, and much harder: She wanted to pr...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sager, a longtime Esquire writer at large, joins host David Brancaccio to discuss how and why he wrote “Old,” which was published in 1998, and how ...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 29:12
  • Purchases: 1
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