A weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. 

The Moth Radio Hour is a Peabody Award-weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment airing on over 460 public radio stations. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight audiences with their honesty, bravery and humor.

Note: The Moth Radio Hour sometimes contains adult themes and adult language. The show complies with FCC regulations and is careful to bleep any inappropriate words. We recommend stations review the detailed content advisory for each episode.

The Moth Radio Hour is co-produced by Jay Allison at Atlantic Public Media and presented by PRX

Tuesday: 4:00 ET



Number of programs
Ongoing, weekly

Program Website

The Moth Pitch Line

Broadcast Rights
To carry The Moth Radio Hour, please contact your Station Services representative.

Excerpting is permitted for promotional purposes only, with approval, on a case-by-case basis. To request permission, or for any additional broadcasts or uses of The Moth Radio Hour, individual stories, or any Moth material, stations should contact your Station Services representative.

Program Highlights

  • “The Moth” is carried on 540 stations and is available in 98% of the US, which demonstrates the show’s ability to engage and hold the attention of listeners across the country. 

  • In Fall 2020, The Moth had even more weekly listeners than Fall 2019.

  • “The Moth” is carried in all ten Top 10 DMA markets


Broadcast Sponsors

Last updated 7/22/2021

  • AmeriCorps

  • Angi

  • Duolingo

  • Expedia

  • LegalZoom

  • Noom

  • Progressive